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Gentle leading WSCS title bid

Published 12:17pm Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Hartselle’s Katie Gentle and the Wallace State Community College softball team are once again pursuing a Division 1 NJCAA National softball Championship.

The Lady War Hawks will compete for the title in St. George, Utah May 15-18, after claiming their second straight ACCC state title with a 7-5 win over Shelton State.

The finals of the national tournament will be televised live at

Gentle is ranked nationally in four offensive categories: 10th with a .484 batting average, 27th with 64 RBIs, 35th with 14 home runs and 48th with 24 stolen bases.

She was named to the all-league, all-region and all-tournament teams and is the first Wallace State player to receive the honor of being named back-to-back NJCAA National Player of the Week.


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