Sophomore Mady Yackee is an Athlete of the Week for Springfield High School. This past week, Mady went up against the best of the best in Ohio. She batted 9-for-15 with a home run and 7 RBI. On the mound she was 2-2 while facing some of the state’s best hitters. Mady has led the team to an overall 15-2 record on the mound and she has faced every opponent this season. Softball coach Rob Gwozdz said of Mady, “As a teammate, she brings energy and positivity to everyone in the dugout. Mady’s support and enthusiasm for the rest of the team shows her leadership skills and what it takes to be a leader on the mound.” Congratulations, Mady!
The Athlete of the Week awards are sponsored by the Springfield Athletic Boosters.