Player of the Week: Toree Gaddy

HOW SHE FARED: Gaddy was 2 for 4 with two doubles and 4 RBI in a win over Richmond Academy. She is hitting .533 this season and has played solid defense all year, boasting a fielding percentage of .980.


GADDY ON GADDY: "Last season my hitting wasn't very good, which surprised me, but I'm not really surprised that I'm better this year because I've worked harder and for longer ... A big strength for me this year has been my focus and determination because I really want to go to college to play softball."

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING: "(Toree) is the rock of the team. She's the absolute physical and spiritual leader of the team. We start four freshmen, sometimes five, and she's been an inspiration to the other players. She's like having a fourth coach on the field. (Her teammates) respond to her real well and she responds to them." -- Westside coach Drew Gaddy

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SCHOOL: Westside

CLASS: Sophomore

POS.: Shortstop

HT.: 5-foot-6