Calvary’s Kynzee Anderson Named GeauxPreps Softball Player of the Week (Feb. 12-17)

by Hunter Bower // Owner

Softball Player of the Week: Kynzee Anderson, Sophomore, Pitcher, Calvary Baptist

Stat Line (Feb. 12-17): 17.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 BB, 34 SO, 0.53 ERA

In a sport that demands precision, strategy, and sheer determination, one athlete stood out among the rest this week, capturing the coveted title of Softball Player of the Week. Presented by Visit Lake Charles, this honor recognizes exceptional performance on the diamond, and this week, it’s none other than Calvary Baptist’s sophomore pitcher, Kynzee Anderson, who has earned the spotlight.

Anderson’s dominance on the mound was nothing short of extraordinary as she propelled her team to a trio of remarkable victories against formidable opponents. Facing off against three Class 5A powerhouses, including two state tournament contenders, Anderson showcased her prowess in the circle with an awe-inspiring display of skill and resilience.

In a total of 17.0 innings pitched, Anderson’s command was unparalleled, conceding just one run on a mere six hits while striking out an impressive 34 batters along the way. Her performances were nothing short of masterful, leaving opponents struggling to even make contact with her pitches.

Against Pineville, Anderson led her team to a commanding run-rule victory, pitching 5 innings of sheer dominance, tallying 12 strikeouts, and allowing a mere three hits. Her next outing was equally impressive, as she faced off against the 2023 state-runner-up, Sam Houston. Anderson once again demonstrated her pitching prowess, pitching five innings, notching nine strikeouts, and surrendering only a single hit.

However, it was in the showdown against last year’s semifinalist, John Curtis, where Anderson truly solidified her claim to the Softball Player of the Week title. In a commanding seven-inning performance, she shut down the opposition, striking out an astonishing 13 batters while conceding a mere two hits, leading her team to a resounding shutout victory.

Anderson’s remarkable achievements extend beyond individual accolades, as her stellar performances have propelled Calvary Baptist to an undefeated start to the season, a feat the Lady Cavs haven’t accomplished in over a decade. As head coach Tiffany Wood approaches a significant milestone of 300 career wins, Anderson’s contributions have undoubtedly played a pivotal role in the team’s success, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting season ahead.