Guidry honored as region’s top athlete

Published 9:32 pm Monday, May 8, 2017

LSCPA sports information

LUFKIN – Savana Guidry, already selected the NJCAA Region XIV South Zone Player of the Year, has been named the top athlete for the entire conference after a meeting of the league’s coaches.

The announcement took place just before the start of the Region XIV softball tournament being held at Angelina College.

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Guidry is the first Seahawks softball player to hit over .500 in a season, settling in at .510 after going 101 of 198 with 27 doubles, nine triples, 59 runs scored and 33 runs batted in. The Nederland sophomore came to LSCPA after a season with Houston Baptist University a year ago. Now, she’s headed back to the Southland Conference where she will play for Lamar University next season.

Guidry was also named to the region’s all-conference first team, along with Seahawks teammate Alexis Perez.

Perez, a sophomore from Corpus Christi, finished the regular season with a .367 batting average with 15 doubles and five home runs. She had 46 RBI and 23 runs scored. Playing catcher and third base, Perez finished with a .990 fielding percentage, committing just one error in conference play.

Sophomore Kayla Sheridan, from Sulphur, La., hit .402 this season with five doubles, three triples, 42 runs scored and 24 runs batted in. She earned a .976 fielding percentage in center field. She has signed to play softball for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi next season.