The Gloucester High School varsity softball team played in the quarterfinals of the state tournament in 2019 and many of the players’ names have changed since then. Only two starters remain from that competitive team.
Leighann Harper was a sophomore first baseman of the team at that time while Hailey Hardaway was a freshman left fielder. This year, Harper has moved to second base while Hardaway will be doing the catching, according to coach Red Lindsay.
Lindsay said senior Sierra West will handle the pitching duties this year, throwing to battery mate Hardaway. With Harper at second base, the remainder of the infield will be all freshmen and sophomores.
Freshman Grace Saunders will be at first base and classmate Kaia Hutton will be at third. Sophomore Sadie Bowden has moved to shortstop. In the outfield, junior Lila Saunders will be in right field and freshman Grace Sinko Van Liew will roam in centerfield. Elaina Ward will be in left field when she fully recovers from an inju...
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