Salpointe Catholic High School senior pitcher Alyssa Aguilar, who is bound for Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, is the Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month based on her performances in April.
She went 8-0 in April while allowing only 28 hits and nine earned runs in 64 2/3 innings (0.98 ERA). She also tallied 68 strikeouts and 12 walks in the month.
Salpointe is 18-0 overall and 8-0 in the 4A Kino. Aguilar has accounted for 11 of those wins in 12 appearances.
Aguilar is 53-10 in her four-year varsity career with a 1.62 ERA in 389 innings. She has 482 strikeouts and 76 walks.
She committed last month to Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, where she figures to have an immediate impact.
“First, we are so happy for Alyssa,” her mother Debbie Aguilar told AllSportsTucson. “She has worked hard and has played against tough teams, so we are grateful that this school recognized her work ethic. … I think we found the right school for her. The coaches have been great and are excited about building a great team.”
Aguilar was also added to the 40-Player Watch List in April for the Alliance All American Game on July 27 at Oklahoma City’s Hall of Fame Stadium. The All-American Game will be held in conjunction with the Alliance Fastpitch Championship Series (AFCS) in the Softball Capital of the World. Forty of the top high school seniors from across the country will be featured in the game.
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