2015 All-Area Softball Team

Katie Manson

First Team

Katie Manson, Sherando

Catcher

The senior batted .342 with three home runs and an area-leading 35 RBIs. Manson was a first team all-Northwestern District and second team all-Conference 21 pick.

Makaela Dawkins, Skyline

Makaela Dawkins

Infield

The junior led the area in batting average (.521) and home runs (6) and led the Hawks with 18 RBIs and 19 runs scored. Dawkins was a first-team selection in Region 3A East.

Megan Emswiler, Strasburg

Infield

The senior batted .377 and led the Rams with 30 RBIs, a mark that was second in the area. Emswiler also hit five doubles, two triples, scored 23 runs and stole 12 bases.

Megan Emswiler

Paige McLachlan, Warren County

Infield

The senior led the Wildcats in batting average (.452), home runs (5), doubles (9), RBIs (22) and runs scored (23). McLachlan was a first team selection in the Bull Run District and Conference 28.

Lexi Schlag, Sherando

Infield

Paige McLachlan

The junior batted .482 with three home runs, seven doubles, two triples and 20 RBIs. Schlag was a first team all-Northwestern District and second team all-Conference 21 pick.

Cortney McDonald, Strasburg

Outfield

The sophomore batted .366 with seven doubles, 13 RBIs and 14 stolen bases and led the Rams with 35 runs scored. McDonald was a first team all-Bull Run District selection.

Carly Nixon, Sherando

Lexi Schlag

Outfield

The senior batted .443 with 23 RBIs and led the area in runs scored (38), stolen bases (24) and triples (7). Nixon was the Northwestern District Player of the Year.

Carrie Robinson, Skyline

Outfield

The senior batted .341 with two homers and had a 6-5 record with a 2.07 ERA and 91 strikeouts as a pitcher. Robinson was a first team all-Northwestern District and second team all-Conference 28 pick.

Cortney McDonald

Nikki Killen, Strasburg

Designated Hitter

The senior catcher batted .418 with two homers, eight doubles, three triples, 24 RBIs and 23 runs scored. Killen was a first team all-Bull Run District selection.

Sam Santmyers, Skyline

Utility

The senior batted .422 and drove in 15 runs for the Hawks in 2015. Santmyers was first team all-Conference 28 selection and a second team all-Northwestern District pick.

Bekah Ansbro, Central

Pitcher

The junior was 18-4 with a 0.53 ERA and 263 strikeouts in 146 innings. She also hit five home runs. Ansbro was the player of the year in Bull Run District and Conference 28.

Hannah Lockhart, Sherando

Pitcher

The senior was 14-6 with 119 strikeouts and batted .500 with two home runs, 11 doubles and 28 RBIs. Lockhart was first-team pick in Northwestern District and Conference 21.

Second Team

C – Emma Wright, Warren County

IF – Heidi Brown, Sherando

IF – Tori Jo Brown, Skyline

IF – Sara Stickman, Sherando

IF – Shennan Waldron, Central

OF – Dallas Crawford, Warren County

OF – Niki Marshall, Sherando

OF – Kristina Stead, Central

DP – Kessa Hawkins, Central

UT – Olivia Gochenour, Strasburg

P – Anneslee Cockrell, Warren County

P – Carey Scott, Strasburg

Carly Nixon

Carrie Robinson

Nikki Killen

Sam Santmyers

Bekah Ansbro

Hannah Lockhart