At left, Mariah Voitl unleashes a throw during a long-toss drill during Monday’s softball team workout.
Below, New Smith-Cotton softball coach Janeil Draffen assists players Cheyenne Statler, with ball, and Maddy Kindle, during a workout Monday morning at Vansell Field in Liberty Park. This session was for sophomores and juniors; Draffen worked with freshmen and seniors earlier in the day. About 30 girls have been participating.
Coach Draffen discusses technique and strategy with her outfielders (below).
The team got in some work over the summer, playing in the Pilot Grove league, and is scheduled to play Tuesday at Boonville. Photos courtesy Sedalia School District 200.