Seven Bulldogs Earn Postseason Honors for Play in 2015

WINTERVILLE—Having led their team to 22-11 record this season, seven Pitt Community College softball players were recently recognized by the Region X Conference for their accomplishments on the field in 2015.

Sophomores Kaleigh Bordeaux, Sarah Hanley and Kayla Ruffin earned All-Region X Conference (First Team) honors along with freshmen Brooke Jones and Hayes Moss. Freshmen Jessica Curtis and Blythe Green were named All-Region X Conference (Second Team) selections.

Bordeaux, an outfielder, finished with a .327 batting average (35-for-107). In 33 games, she scored 26 runs and knocked in 13 more.

Also an outfielder, Hanley recorded a .304 average at the plate. Of her 31 hits in 102 at-bats, seven went for doubles, and she tallied 13 RBIs.

Ruffin, who also earned All-Region X Tournament honors, led the Bulldogs in hitting with a .425 batting average (34-for-80) and 24 runs batted in. A third baseman, she belted a pair of home runs to go along with 13 doubles and a triple.

In 21 appearances, including 18 starts, Jones tallied a 14-5 record with one save. Named an All-Region X Tournament performer, the first-year pitcher posted a 2.63 earned run average and struck out 77 of the batters she faced.

Moss played in all 33 games for PCC this season at various positions. In 90 at-bats, she collected 28 hits for a .311 average. Moss, who earned All-Region X Tournament honors, tied with Greene for the team home run lead with three, to go along with nine doubles and a triple.

Greene, who spent most of her time at catcher and first base for Pitt in 33 games, batted .273 this season. Of her 21 hits, 11 went for extra bases. She scored 25 runs and drove in 18 to go along with a team-high 28 walks.

Curtis went 8-6 with a save in her first year with the Bulldogs with 76 strikeouts and a team-best 2.28 ERA. She started 14 games in the circle and appeared in five more for a total of 95 1/3 innings pitched.

PCC, 10-6 in Region X Conference play in 2015, concluded its season April 26 with a 5-2 loss to Louisburg College in the Region X Conference Softball Tournament at Winterville Recreation Park.