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Haley Hawk – picture courtesy pantherzden.com

(5-19-18) When you think of softball in Mercer County you most think of Parkway and most recently Haley Hawk.  Hawk is this year’s SSN All Mercer County MVP,  leaving a long-lasting mark in Panther history.

Hawk has received numerous honors over her career, including the three-time Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Hawk is one of only two players in Ohio high school softball history to have over 200 RBIs and is the Mercer County Home Run all-time leader with 40 (with more tournament games in the future). She is also a four time All MAC 1st team player.

Hawk has been dominate at the plate and in the circle and has been a key to the Panthers success over the past four season.

Hawk will continue her softball career at Muskingum University where she will be enrolled in the nursing program.

SSN’s 2018 All Mercer County Softball Team

  • Maura Hoying, Coldwater
  • Maddie Steinke, Coldwater
  • Bailey Bates, Parkway
  • Haley Hawk, Parkway – MVP
  • Bailey Strickler, Parkway
  • Macy Henkle, Parkway
  • Lexi Bickle, Parkway (Honorary)
  • Maddy Luebke, Celina
  • Emily Keith, Celina
  • Olivia Homan, Fort Recovery
  • Hannah Knapke, Fort Recovery
  • Emily Nietfeld, Marion Local
  • Lauren Sanders, Marion Local
  • Amber Schmitz, Marion Local
  • Alana Kunkler, St. Henry
Macy Henkle, Bailey Strickler and Bailey Bates
Macy Henkle, Bailey Strickler and Bailey Bates – courtesy pantherzden.com

Dedicated to the memory of Lexi Bickle who passed away in an auto accident in October of 2016. Lexi would have been Senior this year.

Alexis Bickle – photos courtesy pantherzden.com and Nikki Fox