MaxPreps names St. Amant's Addison Jackson as best softball player in Louisiana

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St. Amant pitcher Addison Jackson, previously named the Ascension Parish MVP, has been listed as the top softball player in Louisiana by MaxPreps.

St. Amant High School senior Addison Jackson has been named MaxPreps' best softball player in Louisiana.

Jackson, who previously signed with Boston College, led the Gators to a second consecutive Class 5A championship with a 30-2 pitching record.

In a file photo, Addison Jackson (center) is shown with her Gatorade Louisiana Softball Player of the Year trophy. She’s joined by Gators head coach Amy Pitre (right) and St. Amant Principal Beth Templet (left) as she holds Jackson’s banner.

As the high school softball season is set to begin, MaxPreps kicked off its preseason coverage with a look at the top players in all 50 states ahead of the 2023 slate.

MaxPreps, a website dedicated to highlighting high-school teams and athletes throughout the year, previously named Jackson as the state's top player in 2022.