Garfield-Palouse softball player honored by WIAA
Coach brags about humble team leader
April 22, 2021
GARFIELD — Kenzi Pedersen is humble about her achievements as a Vikings pitcher in softball, but her efforts got her noticed with a statewide honor.
“She’s a humble person and doesn’t like to talk about it,” said her mother and coach, Rochelle Pedersen.
Pedersen is a Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Athlete of the Week for April 7-13.
She was noticed for pitching 10 strikeouts and only allowing a single hit in the Vikings’ season opener versus Sunnyside-Christian. On offense, she went 8 of 9 at bat with a homerun and 17 RBIs.
“She was knocking in two at...