Two warriors and four Eagles feted for softball

Junior Annie Whitaker of Marion was named to the Heart of America League second team by the HOA coaches.

Senior Raelene Allen received honorable mention as a utility player.

Marion finished with a 3-7 record.

Four players from Canton-Galva also were honored: Allison Bressie as a first-team pitcher, Destiny Hett as a second-team infielder, Kimmy Voth as a second team outfielder and Lacy Kopf received honorable mention as an infielder.


2011 HOA All-League Softball

First team

Pitcher: Allison Bressie, jr., Canton-Galva; Darriane Wikoff, so., Ell-Saline.

Catcher: Sesely Omli, fr., Ell-Saline.

Infielders: Danielle Sprinkle, fr., Ell-Saline; Taylor Albers, so., Ell-Saline; Ashley Rowley, sr., Sedgwick; Emily Work, so., Ell-Saline.

Outfielders: Brooke Beckerman, sr., Inman; Morgan Giffin, sr., Sedgwick, McKalab Caswell, sr., Ell-Saline.

Utility: Brittany Clancy, so., Ell-Saline.

Designated hitter: Michelle Keir, sr., Ell-Saline.

Second team

Pitcher: Jenna Normandin, sr., Sedgwick, Paige Tanzer, jr., Bennington.

Catcher: Chelsea Crowl, jr., Sedgwick.

Infielders: Destiny Hett, jr., Canton-Galva, Abby Flickner, jr., Moundridge, Sadie Gantvoort, sr., Bennington; Ashlyn Wiens, so., Inman.

Outfielders: Annie Whitakers, jr., Marion; Makayla Stucky, so., Sedgwick, Kimmy Voth, so., Canton-Galva.

Utility: Maddi Kearns, so., Inman.

Designated hitter: Shyloe Schafer, jr., Moundridge.

Honorable Mention

Catcher: Shelby Modin, sr., Bennington.

Infielders: Lacy Kopf, so., Canton-Galva; Victoria Hale, sr., Hutch Trinity; Megan Cordell, sr., Sedgwick; Jorden Achilles, jr., Inman; Jennifer Kaufman, jr., Moundridge.

Utility: Raelene Allen, sr., Marion.

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