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Bethlehem junior Mattie Robbins and senior Jaci Benningfield will be the Banshees' primary pitcher and catcher this season.
2018 KENTUCKY STANDARD SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Banshees want the title back

It’s never easy to see one of the best players in school history move on. And while Bethlehem won’t easily fill the big hole left behind by the graduation of Jordan Thomas, the Banshees have enough returning talent to soften the blow of the absence of last year’s star.

“She just did so many things,” Bethlehem coach Shaun Smith said of Thomas, who has been a day-one starter in the outfield at Western Kentucky. “We were so young a year ago, so she had to do so much for us. Luckily, she was able to.”