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Ada Area Spring Sports Athletes to Watch – Presented by First United Bank

BASEBALL

J.D. Muse – Ada

Very methodical in his approach to his work, highly intellectual, both on and off the field. Taking aeronautics and will graduate with his pilot’s license. 

Cole Tracy – Byng

Cole is an solid hitter at the plate and he also plays great on the infield. 

Trey Wilkinson – Coalgate

Trey will be a four-year starter at first base. He was a first-team all-district first baseman last spring and has been a consistent hitter for the team. Has a great chance at playing at the next level.

Danny Baldridge – Roff

A hard-nosed type of player that plays middle infield and switch hits from the lead off spot. He leads by his actions and commitment as well as being the biggest supporter of his teammates…his teammates come first!

Jase Fulks – Stratford 

With the bat in his hand, Jase led the team in hitting as a sophomore with a .478 average and 23 RBIs and scored 22 times while being a defensive gem behind the plate at catcher. 

Derick Fields – Wynnewood

Fields is one of the top players on the team in every category. He is a leader who pushes his teammates to stay positive and always give their best effort. Derick can play any position asked of him and he never complains.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

Breana Hale – Coalgate

Hale is the epitome of a team player and she is a leader on and off the field. 

Julie Coats – Konawa

Julie is a hard worker. It would be hard to find someone who could outwork her. She is the team leader and she will be counted on to be successful this spring.

Meadow Baxter – Paoli

Meadow is returning with the most experience to a team that graduated six seniors last year. As a sophomore, she was second on the team in all statistical categories. On and off the field, she is a great leader by example and does for the better of the team. 

Payton Owens – Roff 

Senior shortstop, Payton is an absolute terror to her opponents. In two seasons, she has accumulated over seventy home runs. Defensively she does things that most kids just can’t do. She has signed her letter of intent to play at Seminole State Junior College next year.

Brynn Savage – Stratford

Brynn has been a starter since her freshman year. She is a senior this year and leads in the classroom as well as the field. She was named All-District in fastpitch and All-Conference for three years.

Ally Dixon – Sulphur

A 4-year starter at 2nd base, Ally has totaled 55 career home runs going into her senior season. She also takes care of her classroom assignments as a 4.0 student.

Brinn Brassfield – Vanoss

Brinn has been a huge part of the program over the course of her career. She has a great work ethic on and off the field, and her positive attitude and huge personality have made her a favorite with anybody who meets her.

BOYS SOCCER

Sam Rhynes – Ada

Sam is a tough kid and a hard worker. He is always ready to work and put in the time necessary to be successful. 

GIRLS SOCCER

Maryanne Criswell – Ada

Maryanne is a four-year starter. She is a hard worker and a great teammate. Criswell is dependable and has been a pillar of the offense for the last three years. Maryanne plans to attend the University of Arkansas.

UNDERCLASSMEN TO WATCH

BASEBALL

Reid Samson – Ada

Reid is a terrific kid that loves the game of baseball. 

Keith Cook – Byng

A hard worker and a smart kid, Cook hopes to make a big impact on the season. 

Cade Cometti – Coalgate

Cometti is an outstanding young man who has a great head on his shoulders.

Caden Knighten – Wynnewood

Caden is a talented athlete that is looking to have a big season.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

Nevaeh Parker – Coalgate

Parker has worked hard in order to become the athlete that she is today. 

Abby Brimm – Konawa

Abby is an athlete that a coach loves to have. She is coachable and always ready to work. 

Briannah Martin – Paoli

Martin excels both on the softball field and in the classroom. 

Launa Raymo – Stratford

Raymo is ready to step up and take on a bigger role for the Lady Bulldogs this season.

Kinzi Adkison – Sulphur

Starting as a freshman as a utility player, Kinzi hit a huge home run and double off the wall in the state tournament against Tecumseh. We expect big things this season.

Eryn Khoury – Vanoss

Vanoss will look to Eryn to be a key player this year.

GIRLS SOCCER

McKayla Rios – Ada

Rios is a tough person that is always ready to help her team.

UNSUNG HEROES

BASEBALL

Hunter Condon – Ada

Condon goes out of his way to help his team and teammates be successful. 

Dillon Palmer – Byng

Whether he is in a game, practice, or in everyday life, Dillon is an outstanding person and a great example for others. 

Gavin Blue – Coalgate

Blue has put in a lot of effort and hard work to get to where he is today. 

Justin Hammer – Wynnewood

Hammer has worked hard and does the dirty work when he is called upon. 

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

Chloe Brown – Coalgate

Brown has a high softball IQ and is always ready to do what she can to help her team.

Brittney Hill – Paoli

Brittney is an outstanding softball player and will look to play a larger role this season.

Kailyn Gore – Roff

Gore has worked hard to become the player she is, and she will use that work to make herself a better athlete. 

Liberty Fires – Stratford

Liberty is a tough worker and is ready at a moment’s notice to help her team on and off the field. 

Carlee Cole – Sulphur 

She makes every play in centerfield. Carlee hit 6 home runs last year and every one of them was at a crucial time. She just does her job and doesn’t say a word.

Trinity Belcher – Vanoss

As a member of the team, Trinity has logged a lot of practice hours and is ready to hit the field.

GIRLS SOCCER

Konner Bickerstaff – Ada

Bickerstaff is a solid soccer player and will look to increase her role this season.

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