Softball | Spring Sports | Bishop Watterson

Co-CCL Champions

                                                                   scheule & results

Tracey Cultice, Head Coach

ThisWeek News 5/28/15 - Softball players were comeback kids - The softball team came from behind to win nine games en route to finishing 14-9 overall this season, a year after going 5-14. The Eagles won three CCL games in dramatic fashion on the way to winning their second league title in three years.

ThisWeek News - Softball team falls in second round

ThisWeek News 4/28/15 -  Manahan looks to make name for herself

Katie Manahan announced her intent to play softball at Ashland University and
Maria Simmonds signed to play softball at Ohio Dominican University.  more


Front Row: Erin Vonderwell, Avery Wakefield, Mallory Devine, Katrina Wierzbicki, Ashley Competti, Katlyn Lynch.

Second row: Head Coach Tracey Cultice, Katie Manahan, Abbi Bressoud, Ashley Rogers, Claire Kudika, Maria Simmonds, Asst. Coach Emily Manahan, Asst. Coach Myra Berry

Junior Varsity

Front Row: Shannon Lynch, Izzy Gray, Melanie Soller, Abby Valentine, Mikel Tatman, Bekah Forshey, Kenzie Yates, Sarah Bertsch

Second Row: Head Coach Liz Fries, Gretchen Glanzman, Kristin Bricker, Madison Eagle, Caity Williams, Olivia Wallace, Chloe Phelps, Asst. Coach Autumn DeRoberts, Asst. Coach Liz Thomas

District Runner-Up & CCL Champs
2013 Softball Awards:

Kayla Cook- All-State, All-District, All-CCL
Alexis Mayle- All District, All-CCL
Maddie Marroti- All District, All-CCL
Katie Manahan- All District, All-CCL
Audrey Manahan- All-CCL
Lily Sisamuth- All- CCL
Katey Bell- All-CCL

2013 Team Awards:

Team MVP: Audrey Manahan and Kayla Cook
Highest Batting Average: Alexis Mayle
Most Improved: Mary Murray
Eagle Spirit Award: Emily Cloud
Best Defensive Player: Maddie Marotti
Cindy Amato Scholarship: Erin Farmwald
Mike Huff Award: Chloe Butcher

Eagles District Runner-Up - Columbus Dispatch 5.26.13
Grove City 9, Watterson 1: Kennedy Beach’s two-run double was the highlight of a five-run third inning, and second-seeded Grove City (26-4) routed Watterson (19-5) in a Division I district final. Beach had three of the Greyhounds’ 11 hits.

OHSAA softball D-I District Tournament bracket click here
Bishop Watterson 2, Kilbourne 0, Division I district softball semifinals.

Softball team opens district tourney - ThisWeek News, 5.15, 13
Softball squad clinches CCL title ThisWeek News May 6, 2013 - Watterson finished 6-0 in the CCL, ahead of DeSales (2-4), Hartley (2-4) and Ready (2-4).

Row 1: Maria Simmonds, Katey Bell, Maddie Marotti, Avery Wakefield, Ashley Competh
Row 2: Erin Farmwald, Mary Murray, Katie Manahan, Lily Sisamuth, Audrey Manahan, Emily Cloud
Row 3: Head Coach Tracey Cultice, Alexis Mayle, Kayla Cook, Asst. Coach Liz Fries, Asst. Coach Jen Steckler

Watterson's Marotti conquers disorder ThisWeek Community News Tuesday April 30, 2013


Kayla Cook - Columbus Dispatch top performer of the week 4.27.13. 
Cook, a senior excelled on the mound and at the plate as the Eagles went 4-0 last week.  In victories over DeSales (10-8), Hartley (6-1) and Teays Valley (7-0).  Cook allowed just four earned runs with 37 strikeouts and six walks in 21 innings.  She also battled .500 (5 for 10) with one RBI, a stolen base and three runs scored.


Alexis Mayle, a junior who hit a team-high six home runs last season, is one of seven returning starters for the Watterson softball team. THISWEEK SPORTS

ThisWeek News 4.9.13  Softball team sets lofty goals



Audrey Manahan signed a letter of intent to play softball for Ashland University.  more

Watterson begins softball season strong - SNP News 4/412

Softball team boasts seven returning starters
-ThisWeek News March 20, 2012

ThisWeek News - Huff 'tickled' Cultice taking over Eagles. 6/15/11 

Watterson softball is a respected competitor in the Central District and has been for the past 18 years. The softball team has 8 CCL Titles: 1990, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2008.

The season runs from mid February to the end of May. Conditioning is three days per week and runs from October to mid February.

We run a summer program for 10U, 12U and 14U players from our feeder schools. Contact Coach Cultice for details.

Participation in summer travel ball in highly encouraged. Please contact Coach Cultice with any questions you have regarding your daughter.

Coaching Staff

Tracey Cultice, Head Coach   

Myra Berry, Varsity Assistant
Emily Manahan, Varsity Assistant

Liz Fries, Junior Varsity Head Coach    

Autumn De Roberts, Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

Liz Thomas, Assistant Coach