SOFTBALL: Nederland’s Trahan named honorable mention all-state; O’field’s Humplik third team

Published 6:00 pm Sunday, June 30, 2019

Recently graduated Nederland pitcher Destini Trahan was named honorable mention 5A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association.

Trahan completed a District 21-5A pitcher-of-the-year season in which she notched 263 strikeouts in 180 1/3 innings and posted an 18-11 record with a 2.14 ERA.

She recorded 11 games of 10-plus strikeouts on the season.

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Orangefield catcher Emma Humplik was voted third team all-state. The sophomore verbal commitment to Texas A&M batted .460 and smashed eight home runs, 13 doubles and four triples while driving in 37 runs and scoring 40 of her own.

She posted a .910 slugging percentage and posted a .556 on-base percentage.


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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