CHICAGO – Kynzie Mohl of Kalispell Glacier was named the 2020-2021 softball player of the year in Gatorade Montana, Gatorade announced Friday.
Mohl, a 5-10-10 senior catcher and right-handed pitcher, is Glacier’s first Gatorade softball player of the year. She posted a batting average of 0.634 with 18 home runs last season, helping the Wolfpack (23-5) at the State Class AA tournament. Mohl, the Western AA Offensive Player of the Year and All-State First Team Selection, also had 11 doubles, scored 45 points and hit 67 points while recording a 0.706 baseline percentage and hitting percentage. of 1.451. As a pitcher, Mohl was 8-2 with an earned run average of 4.30.
“Kynzie is one of those special players who learned the power of discipline and dedication early on in her softball career,” said Glaciers coach Abby Connolly. “It paid dividends both at plate and defensively.”
Mohl, who signed a national letter of intent to play softball at the University of Montana, volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Western Montana and the Glacier High Freshman Mentor program. She also donated her time as a youth softball and volleyball coach. Mohl maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.51 in class.
Through Gatorade’s “Play it Forward” cause marketing platform, Mohl has the opportunity to award a $ 1,000 grant to a local or national youth sports organization of his choice. Mohl is also eligible to submit a 30-second video explaining why the organization she has chosen deserves one of 12 Flagship $ 10,000 grants, which will be announced throughout the year.
Anna Toon of Great Falls High won the 2019-2020 and 2018-19 Gatorade Montana Player of the Year awards.