Keith gets her wish with West Ge­or­gia of­fer

The Catoosa County News - - SPORTS - By Scott Herpst [email protected]

Brook­lyn Keith, the lone se­nior on the Ring­gold High School softball ros­ter this past sea­son, will be part of a num­ber of in­com­ing fresh­men on the Univer­sity of West Ge­or­gia softball team start­ing next fall.

Keith re­cently signed with the Wolves dur­ing a cer­e­mony at Ring­gold High, at­tended by fam­ily and friends.

“I’m su­per ex­cited,” Keith said of sign­ing with West Ge­or­gia. “I’ve been wait­ing a re­ally long time for this. I just fell in love with the school and I was cross­ing my fingers, hop­ing to get an of­fer from them.”

Keith played in the out­field this past sea­son for the Lady Tigers and had three dou­bles, a pair of home­runs, a .358 slug­ging per­cent­age and plenty of lead­er­ship as she helped a young Ring­gold squad get back to the Class AAA state play­offs.

“Their coach knows I can play the in­field and the out­field,” she ex­plained. “Hope­fully, I can be a stand­out for them and show them what I can do. I’ll just see where they need me and I’ll play wher­ever they put me.”

“Their field and (ath­letic) fa­cil­i­ties are nice and all right there to­gether,” she added. “The cam­pus is re­ally nice and the dorms are re­ally safe. I’ve al­ready met my (fu­ture) room­mate and she’s re­ally cool.”

Ring­gold head coach Daniel Hack­ett said he was thrilled for his for­mer player to get a chance to play at the next level.

/ Con­tributed

Kevin and Cassie Keith were among those on hand to watch their daugh­ter, Brook­lyn, sign on to con­tinue her softball ca­reer at the Univer­sity of West Ge­or­gia.

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