Starks’ Madelyn Nolen Named Softball Player of the Week presented by Visit Lake Charles

by Hunter Bower // Owner

Softball Player of the Week: Madelyn Nolen, Sophomore, Pitcher, Starks High School

Stat Line (March 20-25): 1.69 ERA • 16.0 IP • 12 H • 12 R • 3 ER • 24 SO • 8-for-10 (.800 BA) • 12 RBI

Nolen collected four wins across 16 innings of work while surrendering only three earned runs for the Lady Panthers last week while turning in a .800 batting clip. The sophomore pitcher tossed a three-inning no-hitter against South Cameron, striking out seven batters while driving in four runs from the plate. She allowed no more than two hits in three of the four games she worked and collected at least five strikeouts in each contest. Against Class 3A St. Louis, Nolen batted 4-for-4 with two extra base hits and five RBI while striking out five batters to collect her four victory on the week.