Charles Page High School Class of 2017 graduate and Oklahoma State University freshman Sydney Pennington was selected as one of three All-Tulsa World Athlete of the Year finalists for Softball.
Pennington finished her senior season with a .543 batting average, 1.010 slugging average, and .647 on-base percentage. She hit 27 singles, 19 doubles, 1 triple, 10 home runs, and 38 RBI, and scored 45 runs. She was also walked 31 times, usually intentionally. As a pitcher she earned an undefeated 6-0 record with a 1.41 ERA, 29 strikeouts, and 1.135 WHIP. The Lady Sandites finished the year with a 30-9 record. They were the District Runners-Up, State Semifinalists, and 6A Academic State Champions.
In addition to her impressive stats on the diamond, she was also the leading scorer on the basketball team with 10.77 points per game, despite sharing the ball with two other Division I recruits. She led the team on four separate occasions her senior year and set a personal-best of 32 points in a single game during her sophomore season. The Sandites went 24-2 for a Conference Championship and were State Semifinalists.
Pennington was named to the OCA All-State teams for both sports, was the FVC Player of the Year in basketball, and is a four-time Sandite of the Week.
Final selection for the Athlete of the Year will be made at the All World Awards dinner on July 8th at Marriott Southern Hills.