Produce State Bank Athlete of the week, USC 8th grader Mariah Anderson

This weeks Produce State Bank Athlete of the week is United South Central 8th grade Softball player Mariah Anderson.  Anderson led the Rebels to an opening day win on Monday 6-3 over Southland, striking out 15 on the mound, and going  3 of 4  with 2 doubles and 2 RBI, while also scoring 2 runs

Head Coach Brandon Neseth said She is a great student in the classroom and works hard on her craft as she plays softball year-round in Mankato in the off-season. She has put the necessary work in for their team to be much more successful than it was last season.   As a 7th grader Anderson led the team in hitting  with a .286 average. In the pitcher’s circle, she had 127 strikeouts in 77 innings pitched and was the winning pitcher in each of the 3 wins the Rebels picked up last season