“We're so glad to have her on our team because we know we can trust her on those bases,” Faron said. “She's a smart base runner, making calls on her own. She knows when to use her speed.”
But the freshman's values doesn't end at the plate or on the bases. Bethany is the top pitching choice for the Kougars as she leads the team with 67 innings pitched. “As a freshman, Mya has put up a strong season,” Faron said. “She's proven to be an all-around leader.”
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Rosati-Kainfreshman Mya Bethany has hit the ground running during her first season of high school softball.
Bethany's 31 stolen bases put her among area leaders.
“When I get the steal sign, the only thought is that I have to get there,” said Bethany, who is an outfielder and also pitches. “I also always slide, no matter where the ball is at any time. I know I have to be ready to pop up if the ball is overthrown. The key to base-running is being ready to whatever I need to do to get to that next base.
Bethany has had plenty of success getting on base to put herself in position to steal bases for Rosati-Kain (7-14). Bethany is hitting .527 with a .545 on-base percentage and a team-high 22 runs scored.