Just a couple of weeks after winning the school’s first ever district softball title, two Van-Far Lady Indians have been named to the All-State team.
Senior Madison Orr earned Second Team All-State honors as a catcher.
Defensively, Orr had a .966 fielding percentage. She threw out 80% of the runners who tried to steal a base on her.
She finished with 25 assists and 90 put outs.
Offensively, she reached base after every at-bat in the postseason.
During the year, she had 28 hits, two home runs, 25 stolen bases, 34 runs scored, 19 RBIs, a .616 slugging percentage, a .505 on-base percentage, and a .442 batting average.
“Madison was our fire and spark to our team this year,” said Van-Far head softball coach Kelly Orf. “She kept everyone motivated and together each and every game. She is someone that you can always count on to come up big for you when the game is on the line. We will miss her playing ability next year but most of all we will miss how much heart she played the game with.”
Freshman Jordan Garner also earned Second Team All-State honors after a season in which she had a .471 batting average with 41 hits, six home runs, 33 RBIs, 27 runs scored, a .885 slugging percentage, and a .530 on-base percentage.
She also had 16 stolen bases.
Defensively, Garner had 50 assists and 36 put outs with a .956 fielding percentage.
“As a freshman, for Jordan to be named All-State is huge and a lot to live up to the next few years, but I know without a doubt that she will continue her success these next three years,” Orf said. “Jordan is an all-out kind of player that leaves everything on the field and makes extremely hard plays look effortless. She will definitely be a force to be reckoned with for the Van-Far Lady Indians.”