About 6 many years ago, LaGrange Higher senior Holly Lynn determined she needed to engage in college softball. By that time, Lynn experienced been actively playing the sport for several a long time but one thing clicked.
She said it was a mixture of feeling comfortable on the subject, her enhancing game and watching higher education softball on television.
“I discovered that I was excelling, I was performing truly nicely,” she reported. “Then, I commenced watching the online games on Tv. That’s when I knew I required to engage in in college or university.”
Lynn has observed that dream grow to be a truth, as she’s signed to perform softball at Columbus State College future calendar year.
But that is the upcoming. Proper now, she has goals in front of her for the LHS softball staff. They commence with successful the location, and the Grangers also hope to make it back again to Columbus for the state finals as very well.
Lynn claimed previous year’s staff, which was very knowledgeable, was a large amount of enjoyable to enjoy on. Led by a big group of seniors, there had been substantial expectations and the Grangers achieved them.
Even so, she pointed out how several younger players are on this year’s softball staff — 10 freshmen — and explained all of that inexperience has made it even far more entertaining.
“Nobody expects anything at all. Previous 12 months most people expected us to be fantastic, and we were being terrific, so it was not actually a celebration,” Lynn explained. “But with this team, we are not only meeting anticipations, but we are increasing them, going previously mentioned and further than. We are surprising everyone, which is a good deal a lot more enjoyable in my opinion.”
Lynn leads the staff in home runs with 4 and explained she’s tried using to take on a leadership purpose for the team’s substantial freshman class.
It’s apparent the community has discovered. This 7 days she was voted The LaGrange Daily News’ Athlete of the Week. The vote normally takes locations weekly on the LDN web site and is sponsored by Hughston Clinic.
“I’m enthusiastic, and I think that’s amazing that all people voted for me,” Lynn explained.
Lynn doesn’t just excel on the softball subject although. She also has a 4.7 GPA, and the only factor that could possibly get her extra enthusiastic than softball is her fantasy soccer team, Lynnsanity, which is led by Travis Kelce and Ezekiel Elliott.
She invested portion of Thursday evening thinking why Elliott, whose Cowboys opened the time Thursday, didn’t contact the ball a lot more. Lynn reported she invested five hrs studying the NFL to get all set for the fantasy football league, which consists of the full LHS softball group.
“I signed up for a whole lot of matters, bought some journals and study on it,” Lynn said. “Once I go down a rabbit hole, I keep heading.”
Lynn also plays basketball and designs to play on the first LHS flag football team.
But to start with arrives softball, by much her most loved sport, and the target of her slide.
The Grangers are now 7-6 but undefeated in region participate in with their eyes established on major goals. She reported the location will come initially, but after that, just about anything can materialize.
“My only aim is to make it to Columbus, and we’ll deal with that when we get there,” Lynn claimed.