Navarro softball signs 6 for 2016-17 season

Navarro softball signed six high school senior players for the 2016-2017 season.

The first 2016-17 signees include four Texans and two Oklahomans.

They are McGregor infielder Samantha Augeri, Mexia utility player McKenzie Bain, Hewitt Midway catcher-utility Taylor Goulet, Aledo outfielder Krissy Johnson, Tulsa, Ok., Union catcher Brylee Dickinson, and Pryor, Ok., catcher Cheyenne Demaree.

Navarro, coached by Jessica Karenke-Burke and Courtney Anderson, is coming off a 39-24 season, including a Region XIV East Zone championship-winning mark of 23-4.  NC qualified for the NJCAA D-I National Softball Tournament at St. George, Ut., last May.

The Bulldogs open their 2016 spring season against University of Houston-Victoria at 11 am Friday, Jan. 29, at the Island Invitational in Galveston.