Gray, Clonch and Curtin lead Campbell County to title [VIDEOS]
The Campbell County Camels won the first-ever high school softball state title on May 22, 2021, with three wins in one day.
The Camels have beaten Kelly Walsh and Cheyenne Central twice to win it all and make some history for the state.
WyoPreps has met three players who have played key roles for Campbell County during this inaugural season and during the state tournament. We visited Avery Gray, Natalie Clonch and Taylor Curtin after the two Championship games in the video at the top of this story.
Clonch and Gray were all-state selections for the Camels, while Curtin was named conference second team.
Gray hit 0.625 in the state tournament with 15 hits, including five more hits, including a home run. She had eight RBIs and scored 13 runs. Gray was also the starting pitcher in five of six games at the State Tournament and appeared on the rubber in all six. She pitched 37 innings and pitched 651 throws over the three days. She went 5-0 with an earned-run average of 5.486. Gray allowed 41 runs, 29 earned, on 51 hits with 50 strikeouts and just 16 walks.
Clonch had a batting average of 0.583 at the state tournament. She finished with 14 total hits, including one homerun, one double and three triples. The home run came in the second league game. Clonch produced nine runs and scored 11 times. She also had five stolen goals, the team’s top, in the state tournament.
Curtin hit 0.400 with 10 total hits, a pair of doubles and a triple. She had 11 RBIs and scored 10 points with three goals stolen.
These are just three of the players who helped Campbell County win the state title. As a team, the Chamels reached 0.478 in the state tournament. They produced 28 extra base hits, including nine triples and four homers. They scored 79 points in six games over three days. In 228 home plate appearances, Campbell County had 17 walks and only 30 strikeouts.
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