SULPHUR — Ever since she was little, Sulphur has always been home to Kady Lynch.
SULPHUR — Ever since she was little, Sulphur has always been home to Kady Lynch. From playing in little league, to shining on the diamond and hardwood for the Lady Bulldogs softball and basketball teams, Lynch has made her mark on Sulphur High School in more ways than one. Now, she’s left her legacy in another way as she was one of three Lady Bulldogs softball players to be named as a member of the Middle West All-State team for the 2019-2020 season. Lynch will be joined by her teammates Makella Mobly and Macenzie Ruth along with head coach Heath Gilbert, as the successful Sulphur quartet will get to take one final bow together at the 2020 All-State game which will take place at Oklahoma Christian University during the month of June. “Kady battled back from a back/hip injury during her freshman and sophomore years,” Lady Bulldogs coach Heath Gilbert said. “She’s been a four year starter for us, and has been blessed with a cannon of an arm to go with her natural talent. This offseason she put in the work to strengthen her core and it paid off in a big way.” “She’s got such a great knowledge of the game of softball as well,” Gilbert added. “She made so many improvements with her bat at the plate this season. I’m super proud of her for being named All-State, and I’m excited to watch her play at Seminole State in college.” Lynch finished this season with a .322 batting average to go with a .379 on base percentage. She totaled 27 RBI’s with 29 hits and two home runs, along with a .985 fielding percentage. For her Sulphur career she hit .347 at the plate with a .428 on base percentage and a .972 fielding percentage. During her junior year, she was named as a member of the All-Ardmoreite softball team, when she hit .373 at the plate with 19 hits and 16 RBI’s along with a .522 on base percentage. Lynch was also a member of the slow pitch state semifinal team this past spring and a member of the Lady Bulldogs basketball team which made the state tournament last season as well. She will be joining a Seminole State program next fall which has had a ton of success in recent years which includes winning 54 games last season with just four losses. “I was so excited realizing I had achieved something I’ve wanted my entire life, and that was to be named All-State,” Lynch said. “I’ve been so blessed getting to play with the girls I have gotten to play with here at Sulphur. The competition amongst ourselves has been what has pushed me to be better.” “Getting to share this moment with Macenzie and Makella means everything to me,” Lynch said. “I can’t wait to have coach Gilbert be my coach one more time in my last high school game. Just thinking about that gets me emotional, but it’s something I’m going to hold very close to my heart.”