Alex Boze, the hard-hitting catcher of Belleville East in southern Illinois, is named player of the year by the local media. A third-year starter, Boze started her junior year with nine career home runs and a .371 career batting average. As one of the top softball recruits in the area, Boze earned a softball scholarship to play at Missouri State University, where she’ll begin in the fall of 2018.
Boze had solid stats as a junior:
- .480 batting avg
- .515 on-base percentage
- .927 slugging average
- 14 home runs (most in the metro-east)
- 54 RBIs ranked second