Softball adds Rusk (Texas) High senior to recruiting class

Gabby Willis

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Gabby Willis, an infielder/utility player from Rusk (Texas) High School, as the newest addition the Larks 2014 recruiting class. 

An all-district MVP in softball, Willis took home the Rusk Quarterback Club Softball Award and JL Hassell Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year honors. A captain her senior year, Willis hit .519 with 37 runs scored and 23 stolen bases this spring.

“Gabby will be a fantastic addition to our team,” Sharp said. “Her versatility, speed and athleticism will benefit our lineup in many ways. I’m thrilled to have her on board.”

A Merit Student, Principal’s Achievement Award winner and all-district academic team selection, Willis will study nursing at Hesston.

Willis is the daughter of Ched and Marlene Willis, Rusk. She attends Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rusk.