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Still, LeBaron acknowledges that there is work to do.
"I want to learn how to throw a drop ball and I need to get my speed up," she said.
Warriors found their girl
Taylorsville freshman Jaycie LeBaron found her spot on the mound as a self-taught pitcher.
Assistant coach Erin James has helped LeBaron turn a swaying stance, which resulted in a nasty bruise on her right hip, into a deadly fastball and change-up.
But for now, she’s focused on one game at a time and leading the Warriors.
"It’s exciting to see the progress that she’s made," James said. "And she’s got a whole team of talented players behind her."
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