Named All-District, First Team All-State

Kee softball eighth grader Kendra Cooper earned Class 1A Northeast All-District honors and Class 1A First Team All-State honors from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association following completion of the 2014 softball season, in which the Hawks played to a best-ever season record of 34-10, a first-ever Upper Iowa Conference championship, and Class 1A State Tournament Runner-Up honors. Cooper led the Hawks this season with a .462 batting average that also included team highs of 67 hits, four triples, seven home runs and 47 runs batted in (RBI). In addition to her offensive leadership, she also paced Kee’s pitching efforts this season with a 22-5 overall record that included team highs of 160-2/3 innings pitched, 172 strike-outs, a .192 opposing team batting average and an earned run average (ERA) of just 1.52.