The Troy signee was presented with the award during the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s annual convention tonight in Hoover.
Willis, a right-hander, went 43-3-1 in the circle with a 0.40 ERA, 543 strikeouts and 44 walks in 259 2/3 innings while battling pain from a stress fracture in her throwing arm. She threw 23 shutouts, five no-hitters and three perfect games for the Class 4A state runner-up. Willis was also a force at the plate, hitting .464 with 12 home runs, eight doubles and 64 RBIs. She drew 23 walks and struck out just nine times in 151 at bats.
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