Power in a ponytail: Meet the 2021 Angel All-Stars

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By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Ella-Rose Barker
Daughter of Khristen and Daniel Barker
Bells Elementary School – 5th grade
Primary position(s): third base
On Softball: I enjoy everything about softball. I look forward to being on the field every day. I like to hear everyone cheer and chant at the games, how we have each other’s back and that we all have the same goal.
Favorite Athlete: Third baseman, Kasey Cooper is the athlete I look up to.
“I love my coaches; this team has given me a lot of confidence and I am so proud to be a part of it.”

Isabella Lundell
Daughter of Jacob Williams, Christyna Williams, Brandon Lundell
Northside Elementary – 5th grade
Primary position(s): utility
On Softball: My favorite thing about the game of baseball/softball is: My favorite thing about softball is having fun with my team and playing the sport I love.
Favorite Athlete: Josie Muffley, infielder for Florida State Seminoles.
“I love my team because we work well together and have the same goals.”

Bralynn Washington
Daughter of Ebony Nesmith and Brantley Washington
Northside Elementary – 5th grade
Primary position(s): first base
On Softball: My favorite thing about the game of softball is hitting and playing first base.
Favorite Athlete: Lebron James because I like basketball as well.
“I like playing during all stars because I get to meet new people and travel.”

Alyssa Capps
Daughter of Amber and Gary Mccullough
Forest Hills Elementary – 4th grade
Primary position(s): third baseman
On Softball: My favorite thing about softball is being part of a team and being on the field playing.
Favorite Athlete: Monica Abbott is who I look up to as an athlete.
“I am proud to be part of an awesome team and represent Colleton County.”

Peyton Pellum
Daughter of Rodney and Christy Pellum
Forest Hills Elementary – 3rd grade
Primary position(s): first base, pitcher
On Softball: My favorite thing about softball is meeting new friends and learning more about softball.
Favorite Athlete: I look up to my big sister Mackenzie Pellum. She taught me all about softball and the love for the game.
“I am excited to be playing ball with my teammates and representing Colleton County.”

Bayleigh Chapman
Daughter of Lesa and Rob Hardee; Tiffany and Andrew Chapman
Forest Hills Elementary – 5th grade
Primary position(s): catcher
On Softball: My favorite thing about the game of baseball/softball is I enjoy hitting, learning new things, and making new friends.
Favorite Athlete: Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves.
“I feel privileged and honored to have been selected to help represent our team.”

Hadley Robin Harrison
Daughter of Steven Harrison and Karmyn Bowen
Colleton Prep Academy – 4th grade
Primary position(s): pitcher
On Softball: My favorite thing about the game of softball is pitching and being part of the team!
Favorite Athlete: I look up to my mom, she was a pitcher too!
“I am excited to be a part of the All-Star team, I look forward to playing and working together to see how far we can go!”

Emma Searson
Daughter of Jimmy and Kimberly Searson
Homeschool – 3rd grade
Primary position(s): pitcher
On Softball: My favorite thing about the game of softball is being with old friends and making new ones.
Favorite Athlete: Mackenzie Pellum
“I love cheering on my team.”

Kinslee Benton
Daughter of Shawn and Meagan Murray, Cody Benton
Colleton Prep Academy – 4th grade
Primary position(s): first base
On Softball: My favorite thing about softball is that we work as a team. We are all responsible for our own position, but it takes coming together as a team to win.
Favorite Athlete: My favorite athlete is Jennie Finch. If I become half the athlete she was, I know I have a bright future in softball.
“This year was amazing. With all my coach and teams hard work and dedication I feel we have a good chance at the state tournament. Good luck everyone!”

Brooklyn Whitley
Daughter of Loranda Salisbury and Justin Whitley
Colleton Prep Academy – 4th grade
Primary position(s): catcher, pitcher
On Softball: My favorite thing about the game of softball is being in the field because I get to catch and block up balls.
Favorite Athlete: My cousin Linley Jones because she is the greatest catcher.
“I’m really excited to get to play with my team and win lots of games.”

Leland Wiles
Daughter of Melissa Wiles-Wiggins and James Wiggins
Cottageville Elementary – 4th grade
Primary position(s): pitcher
On Softball: The best part about softball is having fun.

Shylah Smith
Daughter of Kendall and Coy Smith
Colleton Prep Academy – 3rd grade
Primary position(s): second base
On Softball: My favorite thing about softball is hitting the ball.
Favorite Athlete: My Aunt Haley
“I am excited to play ball with my friends.”

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