Congratulations to Central Catholic’s Nikki Flynn and Caitlin Gambone who were listed in the Decade Rewind: Canton Repository All-Decade Softball Team! Central's Lauren Gambone received honorable mention.
Nikki Flynn, Central Catholic, P, 2010-13
First team All-Ohio as a senior. ... Power hitting catcher that crushed home runs with regularity. ... Was among the county leaders in nearly every offensive category according to stats reported to the Repository over the course of her career. ... Entered the OHSAA unofficial record book with three hits in an inning during a 2013, one of 21 players all-time to have three or four hits in an inning
Caitlin Gambone, Central Catholic, INF, 2011-14
First team All-Ohio as a senior..... Second team All-Ohio as a sophomore and junior. ... According to OHSAA records, was ranked seventh in the history of the state in career hits (214) at the time of her graduation. ... Set an unofficial OHSAA record for consecutive games with a hit (47). ... Helped the Crusaders win their first district title in program history. ... Hit .527 for her career, including a .578 average as a sophomore. ... Four-year starter in college at Akron, hitting .265 for her career, with a high of .308 as a sophomore in 2016.