Southeastern softball signs five new additions

DURANT – Southeastern head softball coach Ron Faubion announced the signing of Marilyn Alvarado, Karleigh Bell, Keitan Bell, Amiah Galcatcher, and Kamryn Rackley to the 2022 roster.
 
“Every one of these ladies comes from a winning program,” said Faubion of his class. “Together they have combined for six state championships. They bring together an excellent combination of power and speed and all of them should contribute immediately once they step on campus.”
 
Alvarado, a shortstop from Athens, Texas, comes to Southeastern after a stop at Western Oklahoma State where she played for Genny Stidham.
 
She is an All-American and all-region selection and has picked up National Player of the Week honors during her career. Prior to her time at WOSC she graduated from Athens HS.
 
Karleigh Bell, an outfielder/first baseman, joins the Savage Storm after a career at Pryor HS where she was coached by hall of fame coach Mark Dicus.
 
She carries a .434 career on-base percentage on her way to winning a trio of all-district nods in the outfield, as well as all-state and all-region honors as a utility player.
 
Keitan Bell, a catcher, also played for Dicus at Pryor HS in Pryor, Okla.
 
Earned District Catcher of the Year honors and was all-state and all-region selection while hitting .308 for her career.
 
Karleigh and Keitan are twin sisters and the daughters of one of Faubion’s first recruits to Southeastern Mary Ann Bell.
 
Galcatcher, an outfielder, comes to Southeastern from Tahlequah Sequoyah HS where she played for coach Jeff Turtle.
 
She was named Softball MVP for her team and followed that with all-region honors while hitting .564 with 14 home runs.
 
Rackley, an outfielder, transitions to SE from Western Oklahoma State as well.
 
A .429 hitter with 13 stolen bases in a shortened season last spring, she was a three-time state champion under coach Rebecca Cobb at Tuttle HS in Tuttle, Okla., going on to earn All-State and All-Region honors as well as All-Little City recognition.