Gillette’s Jaidyn Groombridge Will Play Softball in College
Campbell County’s Jaidyn Groombridge has signed to play softball at the University of Providence in Great Falls, MT.
Groombridge was part of the Camels’ state championship in the inaugural season of high school softball in Wyoming. She played right field for CCHS.
An all-conference selection for the Camels in 2021, Groombridge helped Campbell County to an 18-8 final record.
Groombridge played in 20 games and had a .300 batting average. She finished with 18 hits, which included nine doubles and 2 home runs. Jaidyn had 12 RBI’s, 14 runs scored, and 4 stolen bases. She had a perfect fielding percentage of 1.000 with 40 putouts and three assists on 43 total chances.
One of Groombridge’s home runs came in the state championship game. It was a three-run home run to left field and helped the Camels defeat Cheyenne Central 14-11 to force a second, winner-take-all title game. Campbell County won that one 14-9 and claimed the state title.
The University of Providence competes in the Frontier Conference at the NAIA level of collegiate athletics. The Argo’s went 5-29 in the 2020-21 season.