Meet our Certified South Carolina Grown Player of the Week Cayla Drotar from Hartsville, S.C. Cayla is a freshman pitcher/utility player for the Gamecocks. During her high school career, Cayla was a three-time Gatorade Player of the Year in South Carolina, five-time SC Coaches of Women’s Sports All-State performer and a two-time state champion. As a senior, she went 20-2 with a 0.42 ERA in 130 innings, striking out 204 in the circle while hitting .500 with 10 home runs and 49 RBI. Cayla chose South Carolina over Alabama, Georgia and Florida because she loved the coaches and grew up as a Gamecock fan.