High school softball: Salisbury’s Peeler CCC Player of the Year

Published 11:45 pm Sunday, May 26, 2024


Staff report

Salisbury senior Katie Peeler was named Central Carolina Conference Player of the Year for softball.

The Furman signee put up some extraordinary stats as a two-way player and led the Hornets to a 12-10 season.

She batted 558 with a .716 on-base percentage. She had five homers, six doubles and two triples and stole 25 bases.

She did most of the pitching for the Hornets and was 8-10 with 120 strikeouts and a 3.89 ERA.

Also making the All-CCC team from Salisbury were Allie Peeler, Katie’s sister, and Ashley Yang.


West Davidson (7) — Hannah Rollins, Breanna Payne, McKinley Hyde, Taylor Forrest, Abie Leonard, Mahala Darnell, Ava Fulbright

East Davidson (7) — Nikki Beal, Kaycee Lewis, Kirsten Hedrick, Arianna Perkins, Alyssa Staley, Kyndall Williams, Kyleigh Hedrick

South Davidson (3) — Lorelei Elberson, Katlyn Hill, Harleigh Russell

North Rowan (2) — Kayla Craven, Taylor Parks

Lexington (1) — Zyanna Cartrette

Player of the Year — Katie Peeler, Salisbury

Runner-up — Beal, East Davidson

Pitcher of the Year — Rollins, West Davidson

Runner-up — Hedrick, East Davidson

Coach of the Year — Terry Buie, East Davidson

Runner-up — Robert Hairston, Lexington