Player of the Year: Kourtney Salvarola, Broadneck softball

Broadneck's Kourtney Salvarola is the All-Metro Player of the Year for softball. (Baltimore Sun photo by Gene Sweeney Jr. / May 29, 2009)

Kourtney Salvarola
Broadneck
Salvarola entered the season with high expectations and was the dominant pitcher on the area's most dominant team.

The junior finished the season 12-0 with 88 strikeouts and a 0.10 ERA. Salvarola also batted .619 with seven home runs and six triples. Salvarola knocked off Chesapeake-Anne Arundel in the regional final and later put on a stellar performance in a 5-2 victory over North County in the Class 4A state title game.

Salvarola allowed one earned run with four strikeouts and one walk as the Bruins won their first state championship.


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"Ever since tryouts, our goal was to win states," Salvarola said. "I felt like the whole team put a lot of effort in all season to get to the [state championship]." Salvarola has committed to play at South Florida.


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