Jordan Schrimscher opened the Natomas High School Softball season with a once-in-a-lifetime kind of four-game performance that netted her National Player of the Week honors for western states.
Jordan, a junior shortstop, got hits in 11 of 12 official at-bats to start the season, including four triples and 12 runs scored. She reached base safely in 14 of 15 plate appearances. Against Leroy Greene Academy, she was 5-for-5, with four runs scored, a triple, and two runs batted in. Against Aspire Langston Hughes Academy, she was 3-for-3, with three triples, four runs scored, and two RBI. Jordan also picked up a win by pitching in relief against Florin High, tossing two innings of shutout ball with three strikeouts.
Jordan was selected for national honors by MaxPreps sports service in partnership with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). She was chosen for the week March 4-10 from a western region stretching from Wyoming and Montana to the West Coast, plus Alaska and Hawaii. …To put this in perspective, “Player of the Week” for a league, section or state is terrific — but national honors? Wow! … Here’s the official announcement: