Shelby Plank (CENTER) signed a national letter of intent to play softball this fall at Barton County Community college, Great Bend. Seated with Plank are Barton coaches at left (Heather Panning and Michelle Reed. Submitted photo

Shelby Plank will continue her softball career at Barton County Community College, Great Bend, Kan., this fall,
The GEHS senior made it official Jan. 28 signing a national letter of intent in front of family and friends in the Barton gymnasium.
β€œIt seemed like a good fit,” said Plank, who will major in accounting. β€œI really liked the coaches and facilities at Barton.”
For now, Plank will concentrate on her senior season at GEHS. Last year she earned honorable mention as a pitcher and also plays first base.
She is the daughter of Steve and Angie Plank, Gardner.