Varsity Softball · Athlete of the Week: Mady Yackee


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.