All-state softball MVPs: Growing up quick
Published: June 11, 2012 12:44PM
Updated: September 11, 2012 11:33PM
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Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune Tribune previous softball MVPs are Jordynn Barrera of Roy, Jordan Theurer of Bear River, Kali Thomson of Manti and McKenna Bull of Weber. Statistics show that 9.76 percent of softball players earn scholarships.

From the time players take the field to the time they empty the dugouts, only a few hours have passed.

But anyone who stays to watch those few hours go by can witness amazing transformations, maturation, often consistent improvement from start to finish.

Three juniors and a sophomore earned The Tribune’s all-state softball MVP honors this season. Many of the players on the all-state teams selected by the state’s coaches are sophomores and juniors.

The players honored in these pages had huge shoes to fill. They had to grow up, toughen up or just straighten up to be the leaders their teams needed in the most dire moments of the season.

They answered the call when needed.

Class 2A MVP

Class 3A MVP

Class 4A MVP

Class 5A MVP