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L-E's Blizzard, NC's Bowers earn all-state honors
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L-ES ERIN BLIZZARD was one of 24 players named to the 4A All-State softball team.
Lugoff-Elgin pitcher Erin Blizzard and North Central High School third baseman Tyler Bowers were named to the 4A softball and 2A baseball All-State teams, respectively.Following what was one of the most successful seasons in the history of the Lugoff-Elgin softball program, members of the Lady Demons hauled in postseason laurels.James Marlow’s troops, which advanced to the finals of the district tournament before falling to Hillcrest in the title game, were ranked ninth in the final state 4A poll.Individually, five Lady Demons were lauded for their performances including Blizzard, who was named to the 4A All-State Softball team after posting a 19-5 record with four shutouts this past season. The junior right-hander threw 163 innings, allowing 112 hits while fanning 164 batters. She finished the season with a 1.12 earned run average.Blizzard was also one of five L-E players who earned All-Region 4-4A honors.