Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Siegel High School product Leah Newsome to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.
Newsome lettered for coach Perry Lyons at SHS, earning first team All-District and All-District Tournament honors, posting a 22-9 mark with a 2.18 earned-run average as a senior. She garnered Daily News Journal Pitcher of the Year honors this season. Newsome also batted .364 with six doubles, one triple and one home run for the Stars.
She is the daughter of Robert Newsome and Crystal Andrews. Newsome joins Maryah Cohen, Alisa Walker, Vienna Benavides, Brittany Rasmussen, Kristen Abell and Brianna Gregory in this year’s recruiting class.