Gatorade 2023 - 2024: Player of the Year

Softball - North Carolina

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Kina Davis

Right-handed pitcher
Height: 5-FOOT-6
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“Kina Davis is definitely one of the strongest pitchers we faced this year. She is a master at her craft, has excellent ball control and maintains her composure in the circle like a true professional. Expect to see her on ESPN one day.”
Matthew Lovely
Head Coach head coach at Richlands High
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Athletic Excellence

The 5-foot-6 junior right-handed pitcher led the Cougars (27-4) to the Class 3A state title this past season. A two-time returning All-State selection, Davis compiled a 21-4 record in the circle to go with 15 shutouts, five no-hitters and a 0.49 ERA. The Class 3A Pitcher of the Year, she fanned 340 batters in 172.2 innings and walked just 18. At the plate, she batted .419 with 11 home runs and 41 RBI, posting an OPS of 1.363.

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Academic Achievement

Davis has maintained a 4.16 GPA in the classroom. She has verbally committed to play softball on scholarship at UNC-Charlotte in the fall of 2025.

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Exemplary Character

A devoted parishioner of her church community, Davis is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA), which promotes career opportunities in the healthcare industry and works to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. She has also donated her time as private instructor and camp counselor for youth softball players.