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  Girls Softball State Final Qualifier 1997-98 

 Morton (32-8)

 School Information
Name: Morton High School
City: Morton
City Population: 14,000
County: Tazewell
Enrollment: 1014
Nickname: Potters
Colors: Cherry/Grey
Conference: Mid-Illini
Superintendent: Dr. Norm Durflinger
Principal: Mr. Ron Patterson
Athletic Director: Dave Gannaway
Head Coach: Gigi MacIntosh
Assistant Coaches: Lynn Piscoran, Roni Marmmitt
Captains: Brooke Monroe, Kristin Smith, Tammi Spiezio
Last Year's Advancement: Lost to Lockport (Twp), 3-2, in State Championship Game

 Roster


No.  Name                     B  T  Pos.   Ht.    Age  Yr.

     Team Totals                                          

  1  Megan Crawford           R  R  OF     5-6     17  Sr.

  2  D'Lisa Nestrud           L  R  UT     5-8     16  So.

  4  Tammi Spiezio            R  R  2B/P   5-9     18  Sr.

  5  Brooke Monroe            R  R  C      5-6     17  Sr.

  6  Erin Collins             R  R  UT     5-4     14  Fr.

  7  Michelle Karcz           R  R  UT     5-3     15  So.

  8  Ariel Huxtable           R  R  UT     5-6     15  Fr.

  9  Jenni Neeley             S  R  CF     5-8     18  Sr.

 10  Amber Stachura           R  R  RF     5-8     18  Sr.

 11  Amy Schlappi             R  R  LF     5-4     17  Jr.

 12  Amanda Schmidgall        R  R  1B     5-6     18  Sr.

 13  Joy Gannaway             R  R  DH/UT  5-9     16  So.

 17  Kristin Smith            L  L  P/2B   5-3     18  Sr.

 18  Sam Fender               R  R  OF     5-6     17  Jr.

 21  Natalie Vest             R  R  3B     5-3     15  Fr.

 22  Angela Simmons           R  R  SS     5-6     16  Jr.

 24  Joy Daniel               R  R  UT     5-5     15  Fr.

 Statistics
BATTING Name G AB R H RBI Avg. 2B 3B HR Erin Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Megan Crawford 27 7 5 2 2 .286 0 0 0 Joy Daniel 8 5 3 1 0 .200 0 0 0 Sam Fender 15 3 5 0 0 .000 0 0 0 Joy Gannaway 34 91 10 21 9 .231 6 0 0 Ariel Huxtable 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 Michelle Karcz 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Brooke Monroe 40 142 41 49 22 .345 9 2 1 Jenni Neeley 40 109 20 42 5 .385 0 0 0 D'Lisa Nestrud 11 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 Amy Schlappi 36 75 7 16 7 .213 1 0 0 Amanda Schmidgall 34 97 9 26 13 .268 5 1 0 Angela Simmons 40 113 14 29 15 .257 2 0 0 Kristin Smith 40 126 25 44 24 .349 13 0 0 Tammi Spiezio 40 114 18 41 23 .360 8 1 3 Amber Stachura 40 129 23 49 30 .380 14 2 1 Natalie Vest 40 57 6 9 4 .158 2 0 0 Team Totals 40 1068 195 329 154 .308 60 6 5 PITCHING Name W-L G IP H ER BB SO ERA Kristin Smith 18-4 22 151.0 81 11 30 121 0.51 Tammi Spiezio 14-4 18 117.0 75 16 28 80 0.96 Team Totals 32-8 40 268.0 156 27 58 201 0.71
 Scores
Date Opponent W/LRuns Opp 3/28 Normal (Community) W 15 0 3/28 Normal (Community West) W 1 0 4/2 Dunlap W 6 0 4/4 Downers Grove (South) W 4 1 4/4 Lansing (Illiana Christian) W 2 1 4/4 South Holland (Thornwood) W 3 1 4/7 Chillicothe (Illinois Valley Central) W 13 1 4/8 Stanford (Olympia) W 4 2 4/11 Lincoln W 11 1 4/11 Lincoln W 13 1 4/14 Washington L 0 1 4/16 Bartonville (Limestone) W 4 1 4/21 Metamora W 5 0 4/23 Canton W 3 0 4/25 Pekin W 6 0 4/28 East Peoria L 0 1 5/2 Palos Hills (Stagg) W 1 0 5/2 Palos Hills (Stagg) W 4 2 5/4 Williamsville W 4 1 5/4 Williamsville W 9 0 5/8 Chillicothe (Illinois Valley Central) W 7 1 5/10 Peoria (Notre Dame) W 1 0 5/10 Peoria (Notre Dame) W 4 0 5/12 Bartonville (Limestone) L 0 1 5/13 Washington L 5 6 5/14 Metamora W 3 2 5/15 Normal (University) W 12 0 5/16 Peoria (Richwoods) L 2 3 5/18 Canton W 5 0 5/21 East Peoria W 3 0 5/23 Moline W 5 0 5/23 Rock Island (H.S.) W 3 1 5/23 East Moline (United) L 1 4 5/26 Morris L 5 6 5/26 Lockport (Twp.) L 1 7 East Peoria Regional *5/28 Normal (Community) W 12 1 *5/30 Pekin W 3 1 *6/1 Bloomington (H.S.) W 2 1 Morton Sectional *6/6 Decatur (Eisenhower) W 3 2 *6/8 Washington W 3 2
 Head Coach Gigi MacIntosh
Year W-L 1984 20-6 1985 20-4 1986 6-17 1987 4-23 1988 14-14 1989 13-11 1990 16-11 1991 20-9 1992 26-7 1993 30-5 1994 36-4 (2nd) 1995 35-4 (3rd) 1996 34-5 (2nd) 1997 33-7 (2nd) 1998 32-8 School Years No. W-L At Mt. Zion 1984-85 2 40-10 At Morton 1986-98 13 299-125 Total 15 339-135
For Morton's previous state tournament history, please see the Record Book.


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