Parkview Baptist shortstop Nicky Dawson is one of 15 players on the watch list for the MaxPreps National Softball Player of the Year award released Thursday.
Dawson is the only Louisiana player on the list. She is an LSU signee who helped PBS advance to the Class 3A semifinals last month.
As a senior, Dawson batted .658 with five home runs, 36 RBIs, 58 stolen bases and 65 runs scored.
She also recorded eight triples and set national record for most triples in a career with 49.