Kaplan coach Shay Herpin says he believes his team’s hitting inconsistency is behind them as they take on Bolton in a Class 3A regional playoff game _lowres

Associated Press/American Press photo by KIRK MECHE -- Kaplan's Abby Trahan, pitching in the 2015 state tournament, has 11 shutouts this season.

Outstanding Player: Abby Trahan

Kaplan, Jr.

The Acadiana Advocate’s 2015 Most Outstanding Player went 16-4 overall and struck out 191 batters in 137.1 innings with a 0.87 ERA for the Class 3A state runner-up. Trahan also hit .420 with 32 RBIs and three homers.

Coach of the Year: Shay Herpin


Herpin led the Lady Pirates to a 24-5 record, the District 8-3A championship and the state tournament before they lost to powerhouse John Curtis 4-3 in the title game.



Abby Trahan/Kaplan, Jr.

The Acadiana Advocate’s 2015 Most Outstanding Player went 16-4 overall and struck out 191 batters in 137.1 innings with a 0.87 ERA for the Class 3A state runner-up. Trahan also hit .420 with 32 RBIs and three homers.

Summer Ellyson/ Teurlings Catholic, Sr.

The UL-Lafayette signee wrapped up her career by going 13-1 on the mound and leading the Lady Rebels to the Class 4A semifinals.

Whitney Romero/St. Thomas More, Jr.

Helped a very young Lady Cougars squad (seven new starters in 2015) claim a share of the District 5-4A crown while going 13-9 in the circle.

Kelcie Bourgeois/Rayne, Sr.

The Centenary College signee went 16-6 overall with a 1.80 ERA while striking out 151 batters as the Lady Wolves earned a playoff berth.


Bailey Hemphill/St. Thomas More, Jr.

The Alabama commitment had a monstrous year at the plate after hitting .521 with nine homers, 49 walks and an on-base percentage of .765.


Taylor Satchell/Notre Dame, Sr.

The LSU signee and Lady Pioneers shortstop batted .592 with .629 on-base percentage, 1.143 slugging, seven homers, 38 RBIs and 32 runs.

Olivia Gabor/Kaplan, Sr.

Hit an impressive .500 with 27 RBI and 46 runs scored as Lady Pirates advanced all the way to the Class 3A championship game in Sulphur.

Claire Meyers/North Vermilion, Jr.

The Lady Patriots first baseman hit .363 on the year with seven homers and 40 RBI as she helped guided the team to the Class 3A semifinals.

Kennedi Smith/Acadiana, So.

The Lady Rams shortstop batted .432 with 24 runs, nine stolen bases and .904 fielding percentage as she helped the Lady Rams end a 20-year playoff drought.


Jeannemarie Angelle/Cecilia, Sr.

A force at the plate for the co-district champion Lady Bulldogs as she batted .487, with .617 on-base percentage, nine doubles, five triples, four homers, 42 runs, 22 RBIs and 19 stolen bases.

Elise LeBeouf/Notre Dame, Sr.

The Houston signee batted .409 with a .456 on-base percentage with 22 RBI and 26 runs as the Lady Pioneers reached the state tournament.

Payton LeBlanc/Catholic-NI, Sr.

The Millsaps College signee made an impact after transferring from Delcambre as she batted .345 for the second-round playoff team.


Hannah Vidallier/North Vermilion, Sr.

The Lady Patriots pitcher-second baseman batted .490 with 33 RBIs while going 18-6 with a 2.03 ERA in the circle.

Katelyn Hukins/Beau Chene, Sr.

The Lady Gators designated player led team with a .491 batting average and an .594 on-base percentage with 25 runs, 26 RBIs and 12 doubles.

Courtlin Naquin/Teurlings Catholic, So.

The Lady Rebels catcher batted .367, seven HRs, 13 doubles, 29 RBIs and 30 runs for team that claimed a share of the District 5-4A title.



Madison Guidry/Cecilia, Sr.

The Lady Bulldogs ace went 16-6 with a 2.60 ERA and 88 strikeouts for Cecilia, which made the Class 4A playoffs.

Elizabeth Fontenot/Port Barre, Sr.

Despite being hampered by a nagging hand injury, the LSU-Eunice signee still struck out 105 batters in 80.2 innings.

Bryley Rodriguez/Beau Chene, So.

Despite a tough early-season slate, the Lady Gators ace went 15-10 with 87 strikeouts and a 0.93 ERA.

Maddison Clement/Northside Christian, Sr.

The Lady Warriors ace went a perfect 17-0 on the season as her team reached the state tournament, reaching the Class C semifinals.


Grace Doucet/Notre Dame, Sr.

The Centenary signee batted .378 avg., with a .410 on-base percentage, .553 slugging, with 27 RBIs and 22 runs.


Mima Doucet/Notre Dame, Jr.

Helped Lady Pioneers to the state tourney with a .500 batting average, .618 on-base percentage, .673 slugging with 11 RBI and 27 runs.

Kacey Latiolais/Cecilia, Sr.

The LHSCA All-Star batted .414 with 14 doubles, one home run, 23 RBIs and 21 runs for co-district champion Lady Bulldogs.

Lauren Wyble/ Port Barre, Sr.

The McNeese State signee batted .513, slugged .974 and had a .612 on-base percentage.

Madalyn Dupont/Rayne, Fr.

The Lady Wolves second baseman made a huge impact for her team this year by batting .440 while posting a fielding percentage of .946.


Taylor Jeanlewis/Catholic-NI, Sr.

Helped the Lady Panthers reach the second round of the Class 2A playoffs by batting .462 with 19 RBIs and 37 runs.

Victoria Burns/Beau Chene, Sr.

The Lady Gators star batted .373 and had a 1.125 on-base percentage and slugging percentage of .640 while driving in 33 runs.

Anna Lafleur/Opelousas Catholic, Fr.

Helped Lady Vikings win the district title after batting .333 with 28 runs, 11 RBIs and a .879 fielding percentage.


Tori Collins / Opelousas Catholic, So.

Batted .400, slugged .612 with 17 runs, 27 RBIs and 10 doubles. Also went 9-12 in the circle.

Sydni Larrivierre/Acadiana, Fr.

Batted .342 with 16 runs and 12 RBIs, posted a 1.59 ERA while recording a .922 fielding percentage playing first base and pitcher.

Kailey Lejeune/Kaplan, Sr.

The Lady Pirates catcher batted .405 with .520 on-base percentage with 25 RBIs, 14 doubles and four home runs for state semifinalist.