SPORTS>> Eight area baseball, nine softball players named to All-State
Jacksonville’s Jessica Lanier and Taylor Norsworthy were named to the All-State softball team, along with three Beebe Lady Badgers.
Jacksonville’s Cameron Hood, Harding Aca-demy’s Matt Lincoln and J.T. Fisher, Searcy’s Anthony Dillon and Abundant Life’s Austin Crabill were also selected to the All-State team.
The three Lady Badgers selected were Chelsea Sanders, Laura Tucker and Ashley Watkins. Also named to the team were Lonoke’s April Cox and Kristina Lewis, as well as Abundant Life’s Courtney Pack and Searcy’s Auburn Valentine.