Newton freshman Kyla Stroud is the 2019 All-Citizen Freshman of the Year.

2019 Rockdale-Newton Citizen All-Citizen Softball

Offensive Player of the Year: Lauren Burnett, Eastside, Soph.

.424, 44 RBI, 36 H, 33 R, 12 2B, 2 3B, 4 HR, 4 SB

Pitcher of the Year: Kailey Rusk, Eastside, Sr.

0.43 ERA, 0.62 WHIP, 262 K, 146 IP

Freshman of the Year: Kyla Stroud, Newton

.547, 29 RBI, 28 R, 8 2B, 4 3B, 4 HR


Position Players

INF Ty’Liyah Hardeman, Newton, Jr.

.388, 26 RBI, 26 R, 3 2B, 4 3B, 1 HR, 11 SB, .945 FP

INF Alysee Dobbs, Eastside, Sr.

.375, 14 RBI, 21 H, 20 R, 4 2B, 1 HR, 16 BB

INF Makenzie Pugh, Heritage, Jr.

.329, 22 RBI, 25 H, 29 R, 5 2B, 1 3B, 26 SB

INF Laci Thompson, Alcovy, Sr.

.461, 18 RBI, 35 H, 26 R, 5 2B, 1 3B

INF Mackenzie Rodgers, Alcovy, Sr.

.438, 19 RBI, 33 H, 9 R, 9 2B, 1 3B,

C Heather Henderson, Eastside, Soph.

.397, 15 RBI, 25 H, 8 R, 4 2B, 2 HR, 4 SB, .996 FP

C Kaitlyn Neely, Newton, Jr.

.94, 25 RBI, 21 R, 7 2B, 1 HR, 5 SB, .975 FP

OF Natalie Ray, Eastside, Soph.

.461, 15 RBI, 35 H, 37 R, 7 2B, 4 3B, 2 HR, 20 SB

OF Jordan Wilson, Heritage, Sr.

.485, 7 RBI, 32 H, 24 R, 2 2B, 30 SB

OF Mariah Williams, Newton, Sr.

.348, 9 RBI, 30 R, 5 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 34 SB, 1.000 FP


RHP Hayden Pearson, Newton, Soph.

16-9, 3.01 ERA, 70 K, 146 IP; .313, 14 RBI, 7 2B, 19 R, 13 SB

RHP Kennedy Stephens, Heritage, Jr.

10-10, 3.51 ERA, 106 K, 109.2 IP; .286, 15 RBI, 27 R, 1 2B, 2 3B, 24 SB


Position Players

INF Aulora Edwards, Newton, Jr.

INF Gwyn Lee, Alcovy, Sr.

INF Trezure Callwood, Heritage, Jr.

INF Alayna Crutchfield, Heritage, Soph.

INF Eyndirrah Jones, Rockdale, Jr.

INF Kyla Andrews, Salem, Jr.

C Janee Bellamy, Alcovy, Sr.

OF Kiki Gibson, Alcovy, Jr.

OF Cameron Hodges, Heritage, Soph.

OF Alexis Jones, Rockdale County, Jr.


RHP Mac Nichols, Salem, Jr.

RHP Lexie McDonald, Soph.


Position Players

INF Kelsey Ellis, Eastside, Jr.

INF Jakiyra Lemmon, Eastside, Sr.

INF Nylah Williams, Rockdale County, Fr.

INF Syerra Palmer, Heritage, Fr.

INF Shatazmin Davis, Salem, Fr.

C Camryn Caldwell, Heritage, Soph.

OF Ava Anglin, Eastside, Jr.

OF Katelynn Anglin, Newton, Soph.

OF Jada Brown, Alcovy, Soph.

OF Destiny Swift, Salem, Jr.


RHP Gabrielle Woods, Rockdale County, Jr.

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Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.

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