2014 All-Area Softball Team
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ Sam Santmyers, Skyline, Catcher
â€¢ Heidi Brown, Sherando, Infield
â€¢ Tori Jo Brown, Skyline, Infield
â€¢ Arianna Smoot, Warren County, Infield
â€¢ Mary Wakeman, Central, Infield
â€¢ Marissa Doman, Strasburg, Outfield
â€¢ Carly Nixon, Sherando, Outfield
â€¢ Lexi Schlag, Strasburg, Outfield
â€¢ Cassie Green, Warren County, Designated hitter
â€¢ Megan Emswiller, Strasburg, Utility
â€¢ Kaylin Miller, Stonewall Jackson, Utility
â€¢ Carey Scott, Strasburg, Pitcher