2014 All-Area Softball Team

FIRST TEAM

• Jessy Shipman, Sherando, Catcher

The senior hit .508, had an area-best five triples and two homers for the Warriors. Shipman was a first-team All-Northwestern and second team All-Conference 21 selection.

• Michaela Carper, Sherando, Infield

The junior lead-off hitter for the Warriors batted .434 with 21 runs scored and 11 stolen bases. Carper was a first-team All-Northwestern District and second team All-Conference 21 selection.

• Makaela Dawkins, Skyline, Infield

The sophomore was the Conference 28 Player of the Year, and was a first team All-Northwestern District selection. She led the Hawks to a 13-8 record and to the Conference 28 semis.

• Brooke Post, Warren County, Infield

The senior hit .333 with 16 runs scored and 16 RBIs. Post was a second-team All-Bull Run and All-Conference 28 selection. She led the Wildcats to the Conference 28 semis.

• Shennan Waldron, Central, Infield

The freshman batted .324 with seven doubles, 18 runs scored and 12 RBIs for the Falcons. She helped lead Central to a 17-4 record and the Conference 28 championship.

• Katie Manson, Sherando, Outfield

The junior was a first-team All-Northwestern District selection. Manson helped lead the Warriors to an 8-11-1 record and a third-place finish in the Northwestern District.

• Sydney Plum, Central, Outfield

The senior batted .403 with seven doubles, two home runs, 17 runs scored and 16 RBIs. Plum was a key cog in Central’s 17-4 record, which included the Conference 28 crown.

• Hannah Ritter, Skyline, Outfield

The senior batted .462 with four triples and 14 RBIs. She also had a 3-3 record in the circle for the Hawks. Ritter was a first team All-Northwestern and first team All-Conference 28 selection.

• Nikki Killen, Strasburg, Designated Hitter

The junior hit .344 with four home runs, six doubles, 16 RBIs and 22 runs scored for the Rams. Killen was a first team All-Bull Run District selection, and led the Rams to a 9-10-1 record.

• Carrie Robinson, Skyline, Utility

The junior was a first team All-Northwestern and a second team All-Conference 28 selection. Robinson also had 58 strikeouts in 56 innings pitched and a 6-4 record in the circle for the Hawks.

• Bekah Ansbro, Central, Pitcher

The sophomore led the area with 0.88 ERA, and 199 strikeouts in 126 innings for the Falcons. Ansbro finished with a 15-2 record and led the Falcons to the Conference 28 title.

• Paige McLachlan, Warren County, Pitcher

The junior batted .421 with an area-best 14 doubles, three home runs, 18 runs scored and 28 RBIs for the Wildcats. McLachlan also struck out 129 and had a 2.39 ERA in the circle.

SECOND TEAM

• Sam Santmyers, Skyline, Catcher

• Heidi Brown, Sherando, Infield

• Tori Jo Brown, Skyline, Infield

• Arianna Smoot, Warren County, Infield

• Mary Wakeman, Central, Infield

• Marissa Doman, Strasburg, Outfield

• Carly Nixon, Sherando, Outfield

• Lexi Schlag, Strasburg, Outfield

• Cassie Green, Warren County, Designated hitter

• Megan Emswiller, Strasburg, Utility

• Kaylin Miller, Stonewall Jackson, Utility

• Carey Scott, Strasburg, Pitcher