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PNG grad Dean honored by Alabama conference

Former Port Neches-Groves player Maci Dean was named Co-Pitcher of the Week in the Alabama Community College Conference for March 27-April 2.

Dean went 3-0 for Coastal Alabama Community College-Bay Minette. She threw two shutouts while striking out 20 and walking two.

Dean is 13-6 on the season with one save. She’s thrown 129 pitches and struck out 73 while posting a 2.44 ERA.

Her award comes a week after her 2015 PNG classmate, Katie Lee, was named the conference’s player of the week.

Coastal Alabama is a consolidation of Faulkner State, Alabama Southern and Jefferson Davis community colleges.

— I.C. Murrell

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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