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Area Prep Sports Awards: A look at the 2020-21 softball nominees

Area Prep Sports Awards: A look at the 2020-21 softball nominees

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They shined on the diamond, thrived on the gridiron, stood out on the court. They stood out in 2020-21. Over the next few weeks, the Journal Star will reveal nominees for its Area Prep Sports Awards virtual show. Here are the softball finalists.

Lyndsey Roth

School: Lincoln North Star | Year: Senior

The two-time first-team Super-Stater was one of the best catchers in the state last fall and among the Class A leaders in batting (.542) while finishing with eight homers, 17 doubles and 38 RBIs.

Ashley Smetter

School: Lincoln Southwest | Year: Junior

The second baseman and Nebraska recruit hit .517 with 77 hits, including a school-record 19 doubles. The Silver Hawk leadoff hitter added 58 runs and stole 26 bases while helping lead her team to a third-place finish at state.

Alexis Wiggins

School: Norris | Year: Senior

The two-way standout and Creighton signee helped lift Norris to a third-place finish at the Class B state tournament, finishing 23-5 with a 2.96 ERA in the circle while batting .429 with 39 RBIs. She was named a first-team Super-Stater.



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