The 2019 USC Salkehatchie Softball Team was honored for winning the Region X Tournament Championship with the presentation of championship rings. The 2019 season was an historical one for the Indians with the team bringing home USC Salkehatchie’s first ever Region X Championship in any sport. The TEAM set and broke many records. Some other accomplishments from the season are:
- Most wins in a single season with 36
- Led the conference in At Bats, Hits, and Runs Scored
- The pitching staff lead the conference in innings pitched, strike outs and lowest team ERA
The Indians also had 7 All-Region players: First team- Jessi Bell, Haley Haselden, Tiara Peters, and Haley Rawls; Second Team- Samantha Blackwell, Daisy Byrd, and Lauren Wexler. Gabby Sease was an Academic All-American. Haley Haselden won Region X Pitcher of the Year and Coach Kenneth Bellamy won Region X Coach of the Year. 5 players made the All-Tournament Team: Daisy Byrd, Ally Hardee, Jessi Bell, Samantha Blackwell, and Haley Haselden.
This team will forever be remembered by USC Salkehatchie Athletics. Members of the 2019 Region X Championship Team are: Ashlee Chinn, Courtney Bice, Samanthan Blackwell, Marlana Burns, Daisy Byrd, Gabby Sease, Haley Haselden, Brianne Kayton, Shelby Miller, Ally Hardee, Jamilynn Hiers, Jessi Bell, Tiffani Joyner, Kasey Williams, Makayla Towne, Haley Rawls, Lauren Wexler, Arrie Sanchez, Anna Beth Morgan, Tiara Peters, Marybeth Hiers. The team’s Head Coad is Kenneth Bellamy.