2024 All-County Softball: The Vicksburg Post’s All-County softball team

Published 4:00 am Sunday, June 9, 2024

At the end of each high school sports season, The Vicksburg Post honors Warren County’s best athletes in a number of sports with its All-County teams.

The 2024 All-County softball team features 17 of the area’s top players from Warren Central, Vicksburg High, St. Aloysius and Porter’s Chapel Academy.

The list is led by Warren Central sophomore Madison Pant, who excelled both in the pitcher’s circle and at the plate and earned the Player of the Year award. Pant had a .372 batting average, with two home runs, seven doubles, and a team-high 46 RBIs. As a pitcher, she posted a a 16-7 record, with a 2.48 ERA and 144 strikeouts.

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Warren Central’s Brian Ellis is The Post’s Coach of the Year for Warren County. In his first season with the Lady Vikes, he led them to a 22-8 record — the program’s best since 2014 — and reached the second round of the MHSAA Class 6A playoffs.

Ellis, who previously spent 10 years at Vicksburg High, is The Post’s Coach of the Year for the fourth time in the past nine seasons.

Congratulations to all on a great season!

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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