Gilmer High celebrates senior softball players
Gilmer High School recognized its five senior softball players prior to their final region home game Sept. 20.
Pitcher Hannah Bennett has played softball since she was 3 years old. She has played travel softball since she was 7 and has played on the varsity softball team at GHS for four years.
She earned second team all-region honors as a sophomore, and was selected to the first team her junior season. At the team’s banquet last season, she was named Defensive Player of the Year. She is currently dual enrolled at Chattahoochee Technical College.
After graduation, Bennett plans to attend Kennesaw State University and study nursing.
Center fielder Mallory Kiser has played softball since she was 7 years old and is a four-year varsity letterman at GHS.
She received an all-region honorable mention as a junior, and has also earned three varsity letters as a member of the GHS basketball team.
Kiser is a member of FFA, United Community Bank’s Jr. Board of Directors, First Baptist Church and participates in the work-based learning program at GHS.
Kiser was selected to the prom and homecoming courts as a junior and senior, respectively. Kiser is also part of the dual-enrollment program and currently is taking classes at Dalton State College.
After graduation, Kiser plans to go to college and pursue a degree in nursing.
Catcher Allison Sirmans has played softball for many years, which includes four years of varsity softball for GHS.
She has been a member of FFA for four years and FCCLA for two. After graduation, she plans to go to college and major in biology with plans to become a physical therapist.
Right fielder McKayla Chambers has played softball for 12 years, which includes four at GHS.
She has been a member of Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta and FGE. She participates in work-based learning and the Upward Bound programs at GHS. She is an active member of Good Samaritan’s youth group.
After graduation, Chambers plans to attend Georgia Southern University and pursue a degree in middle grades education.
Shortstop Sara Mosley has been playing softball for 15 years, which includes four as a member of the varsity Lady Cats. She has also played multiple years of travel softball for Georgia Impact.
During her softball career at GHS, Mosley has received numerous awards. She received the Offensive Award at the team’s banquet and was recognized as a second team all-region player her freshman year.
She received the Offensive Award and was selected as the Most Valuable Player as a junior. Region coaches voted her Region 6-4A Player of the Year, and she went on to be selected to the Class 4A all-state team.
After graduation, Mosley plans to attend the University of Georgia on a softball scholarship and study dermatology.