3 Trojan softball players honored

Three players from the Hillsboro’s softball team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches.

Sophomore Sarah Jost was a second-team selection in the outfield. Senior Shan­non Heiser received honorable mention as a utility player and sophomore Taylor Helmer as a pitcher.

Hillsboro completed the 2016 season with a 6-16 record and made it to the regional semifinals.

2016 CKL All-League Softball

First team

Pitcher: Emma Horsch (U), jr., Ster­ling; Paige Huber, jr., Pratt; Laura Pine­da, sr., Lyons; Bailey Brawner, jr., Haven.

Catcher: Katelynn Stucky, sr., Haven.

First base: Lindsay Gilmore, jr., Sterling.

Second base: Shelby Davis, sr., Haven.

Third base: Jacy Ummel, sr., Haven.

Shortstop: Mackenzie Anderson, jr., Halstead.

Outfield: Kayla Newman (U), so., Halstead; Katie Bellah, jr., Smoky Valley; Jenna Fincham, fr., Pratt; Leslie Ortiz, jr., Nickerson.

Utility: Bre Bosley, so., Pratt.

Designated player: Marisa Jonas, sr., Hoisington.

Second team

Pitcher: Karisa Schremmer, sr., Hoi­sington; Paige Kelley, sr., Kingman; Ruth Pineda, jr., Lyons.

Catcher: Morgan Michaelis, sr., Lyons.

First base: Tymarra Bryant, sr., Larned.

Second base: Megan Mantz, so., Sterling.

Third base: Kelsey Potter, sr., Pratt.

Shortstop: Kylah Comley, sr., Ster­ling.

Outfield: Shyann Jackson, jr., King­man; Tatum Knox, sr., Pratt; Lexi Hos­kinson, jr., Haven; Sarah Jost, so., Hills­boro

Honorable mention

Pitcher: Taylor Helmer, so., Hills­boro

Catcher: Sarah Stallings, sr., Ster­ling; Bailey Taylor, fr., Kingman; Brooke Theis, jr., Pratt.

First base: None.

Second base: None.

Third base: None.

Shortstop: Kaycee Steiner, sr., Hoisington; Bre Becker, sr., Pratt; Emmiley Hendrixson, so., Haven; Kelsie Anderson, sr., Smoky Valley.

Outfield: Daphne Williams, so., Halstead; Emma Krehbiel, jr., Hesston; Ashlee Tingle, sr., Lyons.

Utility: Shannon Heiser, Hillsboro; Emily Shirley, jr., Hesston.

Designated player: Kelsi Boeken, so., Sterling.

Central Kansas League

(Final) * League Overall


Sterling – – 20 2

Haven** – – 20 4

Lyons** – – 18 4

Pratt** – – 17 6

Hoisington – – 14 7

Smoky Valley – – 10 10

Larned – – 8 11

Kingman – – 8 14

Halstead – – 7 15

Hillsboro – – 6 16

Nickerson – – 0 17

Hesston – – 0 19

* Unavailable ** Qualified for state

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