10 Broncos take home All-District, All-Conference honors

Fall Sports, Softball

Trey Hunter

October 20, 2022
Mustang pitcher Landry Garza was named All-District Pitcher of the Year and was one of 10 Broncos to take home postseason honors this week. (Photo by Ron Lane / Lane Images)

10 members of the Mustang Broncos were recognized with postseason honors this week, including All-District and All-Conference selections.

Landry Garza (Sr.), Logan Pickelsimer (Sr.), Kiera McGahee (Sr.), Fae Cornish (Jr.), Lexy Kierstead (Fr.), Kenzie Sessions (Jr.), Arionna McElroy (Jr.), Eden Anderson (Jr.), Emerson Pegram (Jr.), and Reese Poage (Fr.) were all named All-District 6A-1.

Garza, Kierstead, McGahee, and Pickelsimer were also selected to the All-COAC team.

Garza was named District 6A-1 Pitcher of the Year and was selected to the All-COAC First Team after going 10-5 with a 2.16 earned run average and a 1.024 WHIP over 84 innings. She finished with 74 strikeouts and just 17 walks.

Garza also led the team with a .441 batting average and five home runs. She drove in 22 runs and finished with a team-high 41 hits, including eight doubles and one triple.

McGahee was named All-District and was selected to the All-COAC Second Team after going 12-4 with a 1.75 ERA and 1.119 WHIP over 84 innings. She finished with 83 strikeouts and 21 walks.

Pickelsimer was named District 6A-1 Defensive Player of the Year and was selected to the All-COAC Second Team. She hit .385 with eight doubles and 18 RBI and allowed just nine stolen bases behind the dish, finishing with no errors and a .993 fielding percentage.

Kierstead was named All-District in the outfield and was selected to the All-COAC First Team. She hit .425 with a team-high .775 slugging percentage. She finished with 19 RBI and tied for the team lead in extra-base hits with 17, including six doubles, four triples, and four home runs.

Cornish was named All-District at second base. She hit .391 with a team-high .517 on-base percentage. The junior infielder led the team with 12 walks and 32 runs scored while finishing with four doubles, two triples, and 13 RBI.

Sessions was named All-District as a utility player. She finished with a .419 batting average, a .482 on-base percentage, five doubles, five triples, and 14 RBI. She committed just one error on 51 total chances in the field.

McElroy, Anderson, Pegram, and Poage were named All-District Honorable Mention.

McElroy hit .392 with a .649 slugging percentage. She drove in 21 runs and finished with a team-high 15 doubles along with two triples. She committed just one error on 46 chances in the field.

Anderson hit .365 with a .595 slugging percentage while driving in a team-high 23 runs. She finished with nine doubles, two home runs, one triple, and scored 11 runs.

Pegram was a defensive leader at first base, committing zero errors on 108 chances for a 1.000 fielding percentage. She also finished the season with a .310 batting average.

Poage hit .338 with a .412 on-base percentage while driving in 22 runs. She finished with four doubles, six walks, and 15 runs scored.

The Broncos finished the season at 23-9, reaching the 6A state tournament for a third straight year. The team also captured its first district championship in coach Lacy Darity’s three seasons.

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Trey Hunter is the owner and publisher of the Mustang Sports Review. He graduated from Mustang High School in 2006 before graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma with a journalism degree in 2011. He has covered Mustang sports for multiple publications as well as high school sports and professional basketball for other outlets. Contact Trey for story ideas or reach out with information. PHONE: (405) 659-9898 EMAIL: TreyHunter1987@gmail.com

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