Raiders shortstop Hackett named to All-American softball team

The post-season accolades are rolling in for the 2021 VHSL Class 2 State Champion Appomattox Raiders softball team. Starting shortstop and leadoff hitter Kelsey Hackett was recently named as a member of the Extra Inning Softball First Team High School All-American-Infielders. 

Extra Inning Softball provides nationwide news and information about amateur softball on its website www.extrainningsoftball.com. Some features require paid membership to access. The site covers high school, college, Olympic and club softball. 

“I was just really excited and really surprised,” Hackett said about the honor. “It’s pretty amazing. I’ve just tried to work as hard as I can on-and-off-season to get to where I was at for the softball season. And yeah, it’s just pretty amazing that what I did did get recognized.” 

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