Clark named TGCA 5A-6A Coach of the Year

PEARLAND — Pearland head softball coach was named Class 5A-6A Coach of the Year by the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA).

Clark was also named District 22-6A Coach of the Year after leading her team to the Class 6A Region III Championship and ultimately to the 6A state softball tournament where the Lady Oilers advanced to the state finals where they came up short against Keller to finish as the No. 2 state-ranked team.

Clark also achieved two monumental marks this season as her girls gave her career win No. 600 in a 15-0 thrashing of Pasadena during the regular season. Then Clark earned win No. 500 since coming to Pearland in 1998 when the Lady O's blasted North Shore 11-0 in the opening round of the playoffs.

Clark now has a 508-157 mark as the all-time winningest Pearland coach and a 615-393-5 overall coaching record.