BOONE – Former Parkwood High softball star Baylee Morton hit her first career home run in Appalachian State’s victory over Norfolk State in the first game of a doubleheader on March 5.
Morton, who is a catcher, hit a three-run home run in the Mountaineers’ 7-1 victory.
Morton has appeared in 16 of 17 games this season and she has drawn 13 starts. She is batting .300 in her last three games. As of March 6, App State was 7-10 on the year.
Freshman pitcher Julianna Roupas (Providence Day) and freshman outfielder Kyrah Phelix (Piedmont) are also on the App State roster.