The Times West Virginian

June 3, 2013

Summers, Harker earn Big 10 softball honors

By Mike DeFabo
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Kayla Summers was having one rough week.

The leader of East Fairmont’s softball team, Summers was fielding ground balls at practice when one took a bad hop. It crushed the middle knuckle on Summers’ throwing hand, dislocating the bone so severly that it needed surgery to repair.

Still, Summers went to her team’s game that Saturday against Bridgeport. She wanted desperately to be out on the field, helping her team to victory. Even though the Bees came out victorious, the injured first baseman couldn’t help but feel upset when she went to dinner that evening with her parents and coach John Postlewait.

That’s when her day got a lot better.

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