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Q & A: Maxine Ebel

By NDSAS, 01/26/20, 8:00AM CST


Maxine Ebel is a catcher and corner infielder for the Hankinson co-op.

Maxine Ebel | SR | Pirates Softball

High School: Lidgerwood
Positions: C/1B/3B
Jersey Number: 9

What do you like the most about the game of softball?
The desire to win and play better every game.

What do you think is your greatest strength in the sport of softball?
The desire to win and play better every game.

Any favorite moment when you used your bat to help your team win?
Hitting my first home run against Casselton in the 1st inning and later winning the game.

Any favorite moment you used your defense or pitching to help your team win?
In every game just calling pitches and being able to read batters

Who is your softball role model?
Bianka Belle is my softball hero.

What do you like the most about your head coach?
Our coach actually cares about us outside of the game and is always looking for ways to make us a better player.

What is your favorite high school softball moment or game so far?
Playing in my first regional tournament and being one game away from going to state.

Are there any teams you look forward to playing next year? If so, why?
Casselton and Kindred. Just looking for revenge in the region tournament.

What are your expectations for the upcoming season?
I have very high expectations for the team to be better then last years and hopefully make it to the state tournament.

Do you play on any summer and/or travel teams? If so, which ones?
Yes, Red River Thunder

Do you have a favorite pre-game or post-game meal?
Hubba Bubba Gum

Do you have any softball superstitions?
Yes, touching the chalk in the batter box before the first pitch of the inning on defense, and chewing gum every game, preferably Hubba Bubba.

What is or would be your walk up song?
The censored version of Started by Iggy.

Who is the funniest teammate you have?
Mikenzi Anderson

What is the coolest thing about your town?
Our town always comes together to support anyone in need, of its financial or health problems, we always find a way.