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Congratulations to these students for making Longview News-Journal’s All-East Texas Team!

LADY PANTHER SOFTBALL

UTILITY/DP

 SAMANTHA SCHOTT

TEAM: Spring Hill

GRADE: Sophomore

BY THE NUMBERS: Schott hit .481 with 2 home runs, 11 doubles, 1 triple and 8 RBI. She scored 24 runs and stole 15 bases. In the circle, Schott fanned 80 in 67.1 innings. In addition to pitching, she played shortstop and third base, committing only two errors in 75 chances.

PANTHER BASEBALL

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Marshalll Lipsey
Spring Hill

By the numbers: As a freshman, Lipsey batted .343 with 3 doubles, 12 RBI, 14 runs scored and 7 stolen bases. He played a significant role in the Panthers’ deep playoff push that left them one step short of state.

Q&A

When do you first start playing baseball and what was the name of your team: I was five years old and my team was the Spring Hill Dixie League Red Wings.

Describe your routine on game day: I always listen to music on the bus and then we get to the field. I stretch well, warm up and throw. I also take batting practice in the cages.

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite athlete: Mike Trout

How many texts do you send in a day: Around 20

Celebrity crush: Jennifer Aniston

If you could have dinner with one person, living or dead, who would it be and why: My grandfather because he passed away when I was six and the last time I had dinner with him was the last time I saw him.

If Hollywood made the Marshall Lipsey movie, who would play you in the movie: Chris Pratt

Did you know: I love the game of basketball just as much as baseball.

FIRST TEAM

PITCHERS

HUNTER HOLLAN

TEAM: Spring Hill

GRADE: Junior

BY THE NUMBERS: Hollan, an A&M verbal, was 6-4 on the bump with a 1.95 ERA, 126 strikeouts and 21 walks in 82.1 innings

UTILITY

CADEN NOAH

TEAM: Spring Hill

GRADE: Junior

BY THE NUMBERS: The Spring Hill southpaw finished 7-4 on the mound with a 1.70 ERA, 124 Ks, 27 walks in 78 innings of work. He also hit .386 with 4 home runs, 11 doubles, 3 triples, 27 RBI and 23 runs scored. Noah is committed to the University of Texas.

HONORABLE MENTION

Ryan Lepire, Spring Hill

Collin Martin, Spring Hill