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Sasnett caps softball career in style

By By KEVIN TRAVIS, Sports Editor
Candice Sasnett may have saved her best for last.
Sasnett, a former standout at Northside High School, recently wrapped up her college softball career with a sensational senior season with the Florence-Darlington Stingers. She hit a sizzling .423 batting average, clobbered 11 home runs and drove in over 40 runs. Sasnett had an .803 on-base percentage, stole 47 bases (in 48 attempts) and had a .957 fielding percentage from her shortstop position.
Along the way, Sasnett set team records in home runs, walks, batting average, runs scored and on-base percentage.
Her impressive stats helped earn Sasnett the team’s Most Valuable Player award. Sasnett also was named to the all-region team.
Sasnett took the same approach every time she went to bat.
Sasnett had several memorable games. She said the highlight came at home against Pitt Community College.
While Sasnett’s college softball playing career may be over, she isn’t finished with the game. She’ll return to Florence-Darlington as a manager for the Stingers.