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CVCC Softball Earns Pair Of All-Region Honors
Lillie Pennington (L) and Cora Olivares (R) were both named to the All-Region team representing CVCC
photo courtesy of Catawba Valley Community College Athletics

CVCC Softball Earns Pair of All-Region Honors

Two members of the Catawba Valley Community College softball team received honors from Region 10 following the 2022 season.

Catawba Valley outfielder Lillie Pennington and catcher/first baseman Cora Olivares were both named All-Region 10 — Pennington on second team and Olivares named honorable mention.

Pennington tallied a .398 batting averaged with 43 hits, including a team-high 13 doubles to go with six home runs. She also drove in 44 runs, which were second-most for CVCC.

Olivares recorded a .370 batting average with 37 hits, including 10 doubles, which were tied for the second most for the Red Hawks. She also drove in 23 runs and scored 21 runs.

This is the second-straight season that the Red Hawks have received two Region 10 honors.

Pennington and Olivares were part of Red Hawk softball team that had a record-setting season, winning a program-record 37 games, including 20 in conference play.