Seaman's Lauren Mills named Gatorade Player of the Year

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CHICAGO (WIBW) -- Seaman softball player Lauren Mills was named the Gatorade Kansas Softball Player of the Year Monday.

She is the first Seaman Viking to win the award.

Mills, a senior, hit .696 with 15 home runs and 60 RBI this past season, leading the Vikings to the Class 5A state semifinals. She walked 39 times and had an on-base percentage of .825.

As a pitcher, Mills was 8-1 with a 3.43 ERA.

For her career, Mills hit .731 with 37 home runs.

She is heading to Wichita State next year to play softball.