Prepared For Their Subsequent Chapter
(CEDAR HILL, TEXAS) Cedar Hill Excessive College seniors Hannah Pacheco and Alayna Parram have been members of the Cedar Hill Varsity Softball Workforce for the previous 4 years.
They’ve skilled a number of ups and downs – from going to the playoffs as freshmen in 2018 to the cancellation of a lot of their junior season as a consequence of COVID-19 in 2020. They’d three head coaches in 4 seasons, and so they had been leaders on a 2021 crew that received 4 district video games and almost defeated a crew ranked within the Class 6A High 10.
Now, Pacheco and Parram are prepared for his or her subsequent chapter, as they put together for his or her closing varsity sport. They may host Mansfield – both tonight or Monday – relying on the climate.
On Thursday, Pacheco signed with Trinity Valley Neighborhood School in Athens, Texas, and Parram signed with Lincoln College, a Traditionally Black School & College in Jefferson Metropolis, Missouri.
“They’re superb, and so they’ll each make a big impact on the school stage,” stated Cedar Hill head softball coach Jennifer Davis, a 2004 CHHS Graduate who performed school softball at UTEP.
Final fall, Pacheco dedicated to North Central College, an NCAA Division III College in Minneapolis.
She realized that being just below 100 miles away can be simpler than being a thousand miles away.
At Trinity Valley, she’ll play for co-head coaches Kathleen and James Rodriguez, who coached Davis at UTEP.
“It is going to be good to come back again some weekends and go to my household and mates,” Pacheco stated.
Davis stated she’s assured that Pacheco, who earned district victories over DeSoto (twice), Duncanville and Waco on the mound this season, may have a possibility to play NCAA Division I Softball after two seasons at TVCC, which is 26-12 thus far this season.
Discovering the Proper Match
Parram, an outfielder and leadoff hitter, verbally dedicated to Langston, an HBCU in Oklahoma, final fall however modified her thoughts.
She stated that Lincoln is a greater match. The Blue Tigers compete within the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Affiliation (MIAA) in opposition to colleges from Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.
Most of Lincoln’s gamers are from Missouri, so Parram will likely be one of many crew’s first recruits from Texas.
She has household close by, as her dad and mom moved to Cedar Hill from the St. Louis space roughly 20 years in the past.
“I’m wanting ahead to taking part in at Lincoln, however I’ll miss my family and friends,” Parram stated.