TWO PHS FEMALE STARS SIGN LOL
February 4, 2011By Jimmy White of Prattville High School
Shayla McWorther signs Letter of Intent to sttend University of Alabama at Huntsville
Two Prattville High School senior female star athletes held a signing party at the school library Friday afternoon. The weather was miserable outside, cold and rainy, but inside the library it was warm and standing room only with well wishers for the two young ladies.
Before a room full of friends, fans, relatives, and classmates, Kelli Pullin, and Shayla McWorther, signed letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic skills next fall at the colligate level. Pullin, a star softball player, and McWorther, a star soccer player, both inked letters of intent to attend the University of Alabama at Huntsville.
Pullin began her career at Prattville High and a seventh grader. She became a mainstay with the Lady Lions for the remainder of her high school career. By the time she was in the ninth grade she was starting as the Lions catcher.
In additional to playing four seasons with the high school team at PHS, Pullin also played travel ball with the Nashville Nighthawks and Team Bama.
She has won a number of awards for her skills on the diamond - 2007 - defensive player of the year, 2008 - team's Most Valuable player, and has earned all-metro honors twice, and was chosen to play in the 2010 Alabama high School Athletic Association's annual North-South All-Star game. At the AHSAA annual All-Star Event. Pullin also won the coaches award for her play in 2010.
She banged out of 24 homeruns over her career. She also collected 14 doubles and four triples and stole five bases during her junior season.
McWorther came to Prattville as a sophomore. She transferred from Brewbaker Magnet School. McWorther became an immediate starter with the Lady Lions soccer program.
McWorther scored 19 goals and enjoyed a 92 percent save rating as a goalie. She has also played international soccer, as well as playing travel soccer with the Streaks, who won the 2007 State Championship.
McWhorther has also participated with the Birmingham USA team. McWorther has participated in the Olympic Development Program since age 11.