Cypress Creek senior listed among top 50 in the nation

February 10, 2021

Cypress Creek senior shortstop Ja’Naiya Thomas was listed as the 50th-ranked player in the nation from the Class of 2021 by MaxPreps on Feb. 9.
Cypress Creek senior shortstop Ja’Naiya Thomas was listed as the 50th-ranked player in the nation from the Class of 2021 by MaxPreps on Feb. 9.

Feb. 10, 2021—Cypress Creek High School senior shortstop Ja’Naiya Thomas was listed as the 50th-ranked player in the nation from the Class of 2021 by MaxPreps on Feb. 9.

In her first three years at the varsity level, Thomas has 15 home runs and is batting .517. Thomas has been committed to the University of Houston since her freshman year and signed in November 2020.

“It is really prestigious to be named in the top 50 in the nation,” said Head Softball Coach Randy Kight. “I’m really proud of her, it doesn’t happen often. It’s a first for Cy Creek, an honor for her and the school. She’s our leader, a true 5-star softball player.”

Thomas is one of seven players for the Cougars who have started since their freshman year, helping lead the Cougars to a district championship in 2018 and a bi-district championship in 2019. The Cougars open their season on March 2 against Northbrook High School.

To learn more about the top 50 players of the Class of 2021, visit the MaxPreps website.

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