Two Laney Softball Athletes Selected to Compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase
Rebecca Montgomery and Hannah Key of Laney High School, have recently been selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Fastpitch Softball Showcase South (QDSS) at Winthrop University August 24th and 25th. This is the 6th Event for the Queen of Diamonds in the South. The QDSS is part of the Queen of Diamond’s Showcase events, which are the largest fastpitch softball showcases of its kind in the U.S.
This event continues to attract athletes from 30+ states and 2 Canadian Provinces. Its sister showcase, the Queen of Diamonds North, is in its 18th season. Both events have nearly 2000 applicants in which 264+ athletes are selected. This showcase is very unique as athletes actually apply to this event individually and are selected based on many criteria ranging from ability, potential, academics, graduation year, coaches’ requests, and referrals. Rebecca, is a rising Junior at Laney, and plays catcher and shortstop. Hannah, a rising Sophomore, pitches and plays first base. Rebecca also plays travel softball for the NC Challengers, while Hannah plays travel softball for the Hurricanes Elite Black.