BILLINGS — Jaeden Wolff knew she was going to play college softball.
She wasn’t in high school yet, but in Wolff’s mind, her future was set. A steady center fielder, Wolff was blessed with so much speed that her coaches encouraged her to switch from batting right-handed to left-handed and become a slap-hitter. She could outrun any ground ball, after all, and batting from the left side put her that much closer to first base.
Growing up in Arizona, softball was a year-round pursuit. It was about all Wolff knew athletically, so what other future than a college career could there be?
Then again, Wolff had no inkling where those churning legs were really going to take her. She certainly had no idea she might have a chance at a state-record 100-meter dash time for a high school female in Montana.
The wheels of change began to spin when the