2016 All-Area Softball Team
Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline
The freshman batted .413 with 22 RBIs and 26 runs scored while leading the area in doubles (10). Sirbaugh was a Group 3A all-state second team selection.
Makaela Dawkins, Skyline
The senior shortstop batted .435 with four home runs, nine doubles and four triples and led the area with 26 RBIs. Dawkins was a Group 3A all-state first team selection.
Natasha Grayson, Skyline
The sophomore first baseman batted .353 with four home runs, three doubles, 19 RBIs and 16 runs scored. Grayson was a second team all-Conference 28 selection.
Lexi Schlag, Sherando
The senior third baseman batted .412 with two home runs, six doubles, 12 RBIs and 20 runs scored. Schlag was a first team all-Conference 21 West selection.
Carey Scott, Strasburg
The senior batted .469 and led the area in triples (6), runs scored (27) and stolen bases (31). Scott was a first team all-Conference 35 and all-Bull Run District selection.
River Baird, Sherando
The freshman led the area with a .481 batting average while hitting three home runs and nine doubles with 20 RBIs. Baird was a second team all-Conference 21 West pick.
Dani Edmonds, Sherando
The senior was second in the area in batting average (.470) and stolen bases (17) and scored 17 runs. Edmonds was a first team all-Conference 21 West selection.
Alexis Grim, Skyline
The sophomore batted .273 with two home runs and 15 RBIs. Grim was a second team all-Region 3A East selection and a first team all-Conference 28 pick.
Tori Seymour, Sherando
The sophomore batted .415 and led the area with five home runs. Seymour also had six doubles and four triples while driving in 20 RBIs and scoring 24 runs.
Cortney McDonald, Strasburg
The junior batted .339 with three home runs and four triples and tied for second in the area with 24 RBIs. McDonald was a first team all-Conference 35 and all-Bull Run District pick.
Bekah Ansbro, Central
The senior went 18-5 with a 0.67 ERA and an area-high 289 strikeouts in 178.2 innings. Ansbro was a Group 2A all-state first team pick and Bull Run District Player of the Year.
Tamara Grayson, Skyline
The sophomore went 14-5 with a 1.57 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 120.2 innings. Grayson was a second team all-Region 3A East selection and a first team all-Conference 28 pick.
Lisa Rhodes, Central
In her fourth season with Central, Rhodes led the Falcons to their VHSL Group 2A state championship game appearance. Central went 22-5 and won the Conference 35 title.
Catcher – Emma Wright, Warren County
Infield – Korenn Paige, Sherando
Infield – Alana Smith, Skyline
Infield – Arianna Smoot, Warren County
Infield – Kristina Stead, Central
Outfield – ToriJo Brown, Skyline
Outfield – Jessica Sims, Skyline
Outfield – Erika Thorpe, Central
Designated player – Madison Clark, Sherando
Utility – Morgan Coons, Warren County
Pitcher – Elizabeth Keener, Warren County
Pitcher – Marissa Webb, Sherando