The Alabama Sports Writers Association released their high school softball team Friday night, and West End’s Lexus Collins was the lone representative from Etowah County.
The freshman was an honorable mention selection in Class 2A at second base. Collins posted a .426 batting average with 15 RBI and 15 runs scored. Collins helped the Patriots advance to the North Central Regional in Tuscaloosa.
Cherokee County and Spring Garden were each well represented on the all-state teams.
Kendal Perry landed on the first team as an outfielder for the Warriors. Alana Loyd (pitcher) made the second team with Jensen Alexander (catcher) being an honorable mention. Cherokee County’s Drew Hall was named coach of the year in 4A. According to Hall, the Warriors won 21 games in the previous three years combined. In Hall’s first year as coach this season, Cherokee County made the state tournament in Montgomery and ended the season 33-10.
Spring Garden had four players make the all-state teams in 1A with pitcher Abbey Steward, shortstop Payton McGinnis and outfielder Kerstin Bryant landing on the first team. Neely Welsh made the second team as a utility player. Outfielder AJ Broome was an honorable mention.
Plainview had three players land on the 3A all-state teams. Bailey Smart was named the hitter of the year and made the first team as a designated hitter. Ava Jacobs (pitcher) and Elaine Puckett (third base) each made the second team. Kennedi Traylor (second base) and Krimson Kidd (designated hitter) were honorable mentions.
Sand Rock’s Brylie St. Clair (outfield) made the first team in 2A with teammate Jadyn Foster (shortstop) being selected as an honorable mention. Collinsville had two second teamers in Abbigale Ford (catcher) and Brittany Rivera (designated hitter). The Panthers had Caroline Brannon (third base) land as an honorable mention.
Albertville’s Alexis Rice (designated hitter) and Fort Payne’s Ashlyn Holland (third base) and Anna McElrath (designated hitter) were 6A honorable mentions. Gaylesville’s Madelyn Mitchell (shortstop) was a 1A honorable mention.
2018 ASWA All-State Softball Team
P — Alea Johnson, Fairhope, 8th
P — Hannah Mynard, Enterprise, Sr.
P — Annabelle Widra, Spain Park, Fr.
P — Hannah Pitts, Auburn, Fr.
C — Hannah Borden, Hewitt-Trussville, Jr.
1B — Victoria Ortiz, Baker, Sr.
2B — Caitlin McRee, Baker, Jr.
3B — Crystal Maze, Hewitt-Trussville, Fr.
SS — Shelby Newsome, Central-Phenix City, So.
OF — Maddie Majors, Spain Park, Jr.
OF — Taylor Davis, Sparkman, Sr.
OF — Bella Wiggins, Fairhope, Fr.
DH — Brooke Pooler, Sparkman, Jr.
DH — Lauren Haskins, Thompson, Jr.
UTL — Maddie Parks, Tuscaloosa County, Jr.
UTL — Samantha Yarbrough, Fairhope, Sr.
Pitcher of the Year: Annabelle Widra, Spain Park
Hitter of the Year: Lauren Haskins, Thompson
Player of the Year: Samantha Yarbrough, Fairhope
Coach of the Year: Matt Stonbreaker, Smiths Station
P — Bailey Whitfield, Thompson, Sr.
P — Victoria Nichols, Mary Montgomery, So.
P — Molly Cobb, Hewitt-Trussville, Jr.
P — Emma Hindi, Prattville, Sr.
C — Aubrie Lisenby, Bob Jones, Fr.
1B — Laura Harbin, Buckhorn, So.
2B — Pepper Nichols, Hoover, Sr.
3B — Kamryn Warman, Sparkman, So.
SS — Lila Young, James Clemens, Jr.
OF — Tate Moseley, Hewitt-Trussville, Sr.
OF — Kristen White, Central-Phenix City, 8th
OF — TyNitra Wilson, Prattville, Jr.
DH — Kennedy Foote, Thompson, So.
DH — Jada Askew, Auburn, Jr.
UTL — Emma Jarrett, Bob Jones, Jr.
UTL — Cassidy Duskin, Sparkman, So.
Pitcher: Melissa Townsend, Prattville, Jr.; Breanna Cameron, Smiths Station, Sr.
Catcher: Madison Bubel, Thompson, Sr.; Cassady Greenwood, Oak Mountain, Sr.
First base: Sarah Simon, James Clemens, Jr.; Torie Denkers, Oak Mountain, Sr.
Second base: Kinley Adams, Buckhorn, So.
Third base: Sydney Belcher, Smiths Station, Sr.; Mary Claire Wilson, Vestavia Hills, So.
Shortstop: Merritt Cahoon, Vestavia Hills, Sr.; Bailey Bowers, Spain Park, Jr.
Outfield: Kindall Deramus, Thompson, Jr.; Jenna Galloway, Oak Mountain, Sr.
Designated hitter: Caroline Wooley, Spain Park, Jr.; Katie Atkins, Tuscaloosa County, Sr.
Utility: Caroline Brandt, Auburn, Jr.; Hope Mynard, Enterprise, Sr.; Tia Coleman, Theodore, Jr.
P — Makenna Pierce, Daphne, Sr.
P — Jaala Torrence Northview, So.
P — McKenzie Newcomb, Hazel Green, Fr.
P — Morgyn Sparkman, Hartselle, Jr.
C — Sarah Howell, Oxford, So.
1B — Kelsey McPeters, Hazel Green, So.
2B — Olivia Coaker, Gulf Shores, Jr.
3B — Karsen Mosley, Saraland, Sr.
SS — Kennedy Cronan, Daphne, Sr.
OF — Katie Head, Saraland, Jr.
OF — Felicity Frame, Brookwood, So.
OF — Katie Lively, Helena, Sr.
DH — Maddie Cartron, Hazel Green, So.
DH — Kylie Winton, Hartselle, Jr.
UTL — Carlee McCondichie, Gardendale, Jr.
UTL — Karsen Pierce, Daphne, So.
Pitcher of the Year: Makenna Pierce, Daphne
Hitter of the Year: Kennedy Cronan, Daphne
Player of the Year: Kylie Winton, Hartselle
Coach of the Year: Christy Ferguson, Hartselle
P — Brinkley Goff, Saraland, Jr.
P — Kaitlyn Clark, Gardendale, Jr.
P — Avery Barnett, Helena, Jr.
P — Sarah Cespedes, Chelsea, Sr.
C — Brooke Burback, Chelsea, So.
1B — Skylar Birdyshaw, Jasper, Sr.
2B — Olivia Wilborn, Decatur, So.
3B — Brianna Short, Brookwood, Fr.
SS — Katelyn Braswell, Northview, So.
OF — Mackenzie Brasher, Gulf Shores, Jr.
OF — Savannah Pennington, Gardendale, Jr.
OF — Brantley Palmer, Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa, Jr.
DH — Jaida Choice, Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa, Jr.
DH — Elizabeth Franklin, Saraland, Sr.
UTL — Emily Butts, Pell City, Jr.
UTL — Chaney Phillips, Gardendale, Sr.
Pitcher: Taylor Heaton, Saraland, So.; Asia McWaters, Benjamin Russell, Jr.
Catcher: Bailee Butler, Brookwood, Jr.; Devon Grace Boyd, John Carroll, Sr
First base: Brentli Champion, Oxford, Jr.; Mackenzie Jackson, Hartselle, Jr.
Second base: Hannah Hayes, Hazel Green, Sr.; Brooklyn Wallace, Hartselle, Sr.
Third base: Anna Poland, Northview, Sr.; Ashlyn Holland, Fort Payne, Sr.
Shortstop: Camryn McLemore, Saraland, Jr.; Alexis Austin, Wetumpka, Sr.
Outfield: Mary Greg Anderson, Athens, Jr.; Maris Stinchcomb, Stanhope Elmore, Sr.
Designated hitter: Anna McElrath, Fort Payne, Jr.; Alexis Rice, Albertville, Jr.
Utility: Raven Hudson, Stanhope Elmore, So.; Collier Peaden, Northview, Fr.
P — Maggie Phillips, Alexandria, Jr.
P — Abby Swaney, Springville, Jr.
P — Sydney Hall, Ardmore, So.
P — Stephanie Schoonover, Rehobeth, So.
C — Chelsea Parker, Cleburne County, Sr.
1B — Lindsey Richardson, Moody, So.
2B — Sid Wagnon, Moody, Sr.
3B — Lauren Hopper, Lawrence County, Sr.
SS — Lacey Fincher, Faith Academy, Sr.
OF — AJ Taylor, Russellville, So.
OF — Madison Frazier, Citronelle, So.
OF — Brooke Langley, Beauregard, Sr.
DH — Olivia Ball, West Point, Jr.
DH — Peri Clark, Shelby County, So.
UTL — Karla Hice, Ardmore, Jr.
UTL — Lauren Quigley, Guntersville, Sr.
Pitcher of the Year: Abby Swaney, Springville
Hitter of the Year: Lindsey Richardson, Moody
Player of the Year: Abby Swaney, Springville
Coach of the Year: Becky Seymour, Moody
P — Magie Caldwell, Eufaula, Sr.
P — Hannah Rose Corbin, Jemison, Sr.
P — Madison Wright, Douglas, So.
P — Shelby Waldrop, Scottsboro, So.
C — Victoria Mitchell, Lincoln, Sr.
1B — Emmah Rolfe, Alexandria, 8th
2B — Kyndra Richard, Curry, Sr.
3B — Riley Coyne, Briarwood Christian, Sr.
SS — Charley Clark, Calera, Sr.
OF — Justice Green, Lincoln, So.
OF — Lexie Bennett, Scottsboro, 8th
OF — Macy Crawford, Eufaula, Sr.
DH — Taylor Robinson, Faith Academy, Sr.
DH — Lauren Rase, Rehobeth, Sr.
UTL — Mckenzie Brown, Springville, Fr.
UTL — Morgan Maze, Mortimer Jordan, Sr.
Pitcher: Natalie Tatum, Demopolis, Sr.; Madison Sanders, Moody, Jr.
Catcher: Makalyn Kyser, Springville, 8th; Loren Grider, Scottsboro, Sr.
First base: Annie Laura Clayton, Eufaula, Sr.; Sydnee Reaves, Central-Clay County, 8th
Second base: Lydia Coleman, Briarwood Christian, Fr.; Chasilyn Sawyers, Rehobeth, Jr.
Third base: Gabby Stagner, Faith Academy, Fr.; Brantly Bonds, Corner, Jr.
Shortstop: Blake Gibson, Rehobeth, Jr.; Kaylee Chapman, Springville, Sr.
Outfield: Sara Warg, Rehobeth, Sr.; Bo Riley, Ardmore, 8th; Piper Long, Springville, Sr.
Designated hitter: Kendall Hannah, Demopolis, Sr.; L.B. Smith, Ardmore, So
Utility: Kaylee Nelson, Lawrence County, Sr.; Megan Blackmon, Beauregard, Sr.
P — Haley Pittman, Alabama Christian, So.
P — Josie Thompson, North Jackson, Jr.
P — Kaylyn Dismukes, Holtville, Jr.
P — Chloe Deerman, Northside, Sr.
C — Raegan Clem, West Limestone, Fr.
1B — Johnna Staggs, Wilson, So.
2B — Brianna Crim, Thomasville, So.
3B — Rachel Baker, Madison Academy, Jr.
SS — Courtney Ellzey, Satsuma, Sr.
OF — Claire West, Madison Academy, Jr.
OF — Isabella Pinto, White Plains, Sr.
OF — Kendal Perry, Cherokee County, Sr.
DH — Madalynn Langham, Hale County, Jr.
DH — Taylor Brown, Wilson, Jr.
UTL — Riley Grace Honeycutt, Northside, Sr.
UTL — Andrea Harbin, Winfield, Jr.
Pitcher of the Year: Haley Pittman, Alabama Christian
Hitter of the Year: Andrea Harbin, Winfield
Player of the Year: Johnna Staggs, Wilson
Coach of the Year: Drew Hall, Cherokee County
P — Haylee Osborne, Tallassee, Sr.
P — Alana Loyd, Cherokee County, Fr.
P — Savanna Holmes, Hale County, Sr.
P — Gracie Woodruff, Bibb County, Jr.
C — Anna Blake Lowe, Haleyville, Sr.
1B — Madison Britt, Elmore Co., Fr.
2B — Macy Holt, Satsuma, Jr.
3B — Kayla Wyatt, Hale County, Sr.
SS — Olivia Aycock, Westminster Christian, Sr.
OF — Callie Ryan, Danville, Sr.
OF — Presley Whitten, White Plains, Sr.
OF — Emma Hyche, Cordova, Jr.
DH — Amber Atkins, North Jackson, Jr.
DH — Addie May Robinson, Handley, Sr.
UTL — Chloe Kleffman, DAR, Sr.
UTL — Taylor Cassidy, LAMP, Jr.
Pitcher: Raven Clark, Cordova, Jr.
Catcher: Chelsea McGuff, Madison Academy, Jr.; Jensen Alexander, Cherokee County, Sr.
First base: Breanna Ray, Winfield, Sr.
Second base: Mackinezie Meadows, Madison Academy, 8th; Alanna Aiken, Montgomery Catholic, Fr.
Third base: Brianna Posey, Central-Florence, Jr.; Gabby Hilliker, Northside, Sr.
Shortstop: Bella Farmer, Holtville, So.; Bailie Seales, Bibb County, Sr.; Aleigha Walden, Montgomery Catholic, Sr.
Outfield: Hanah Lollar, Satsuma, Jr.; Erica Ellzey, Cherokee County, Sr.; Haley Ingram, Alabama Christian, Fr.
Designated hitter: Lauren McCoy, Westminster Christian, Jr.; Morgan Whaley, Handley, Sr.
Utility: Hannah Smyth, Priceville, Fr.
P — Corrina Dodd, Locust Fork, Sr.
P — Halle Payne, American Christian, So.
P — Landyn McAnnally, Prattville Christian, Fr.
P — Emily Boin, Wicksburg, Jr.
C — Anna Hood, Locust Fork, Sr.
1B — Kylie Bolton, Oakman, Sr.
2B — Kat Grill, American Christian, So.
3B — Morgan White, Lauderdale County, So.
SS — Ashley Daffin, Clarke County, Sr.
OF — Kaylee Vaught, Pisgah, Jr.
OF — Madison Hanson, Prattville Christian, So.
OF — Anna Kate Segars, East Lawrence, Sr.
DH — McKinley Parris, Pleasant Valley, Sr.
DH — Bailey Smart, Plainview, Sr.
UTL — Emma Houston, Providence Christian, So.
UTL — Haven Kirby, Elkmont, So.
Pitcher of the Year: Corrina Dodd, Locust Fork
Hitter of the Year: Bailey Smart, Plainview
Player of the Year: Anna Kate Segars, East Lawrence
Coach of the Year: Randy Stough, Prattville Christian
P — Makayla Miller, Lauderdale County, Jr.
P — Autumn Davis, Elkmont, Sr.
P — Ava Jacobs, Plainview, Sr.
P — Kennedy Barron, Pisgah, Fr.
C — Janeah Finney, Clarke County, Sr.
1B — Lori Terry, East Lawrence, Sr.
2B — Anna Caroline Palmer, Providence Christian, Sr.
3B — Elaine Puckett, Plainview, Fr.
SS — Savannah Williams, Pleasant Valley, Jr.
OF — Taylor Clegg, Gordo, Fr.
OF — Anslee Finch, Geneva, Jr.
OF — Heather Thompson, Oakman, Sr.
DH — Kolby Holcombe, Holly Pond, Sr.
DH — BreAnna Barlow, Excel, Jr.
UTL — Caroline Clark, Colbert Heights, Jr.
UTL — Loryn Praytor, Opp, Sr.
Pitcher: Paisley Wilson, Prattville Christian, Jr.; Rayleigh Cotton, Slocomb, Fr.
Catcher: Macy Anderson, Pisgah, Jr.; Kathryn Fallen, Prattville Christian, Jr.
First base: Ashton White, Wicksburg, 8th; Kaylee Quimby, Gordo, Fr.
Second base: McKenzie Montgomery, Prattville Christian, So.; Kennedi Traylor, Plainview, Sr.
Third base: Carolyn Carter, Prattville Christian, Jr.; Makindle McGough, Carbon Hill, Sr.
Shortstop: Janie Posey, Houston Academy, Sr.; Theresa Reynolds, Wicksburg, So.
Outfield: Carlee Colbert, Providence Christian, Jr.; Georgia Hughes, Montevallo, Sr.
Designated hitter: Krimson Kidd, Plainview, So.; Ariyon Hightower, Opp, Sr.
Utility: Meagan Oliver, Cottage Hill, Fr.; Kinsley Milender, Colbert Heights, So.
P — Olivia Sarley, Hatton, Sr.
P — Riley Vaughn, Mars Hill Bible, 8th
P — Calee Tarver, Leroy, Sr.
P — Ayriana Stoneback, Reeltown, Sr.
C — Annah Steadman, Mars Hill Bible, Sr.
1B — Cloey Lovelady, Hatton, Jr.
2B — Paige Norris, Sand Rock, Sr.
3B — Erika Mitchell, Mars Hill Bible, So.
SS — Savannah Sudduth, Lamar County, Sr.
OF — Lanie Page, Leroy, Sr.
OF — Brylie St. Clair, Sand Rock, Jr.
OF — Brittany Carroll, Ariton, Sr.
DH — Brooklyn Pennington, Lamar County, So.
DH — Emma Latham, Hatton, Jr.
UTL — Sophie Page, Washington County, Fr.
UTL — Olivia Baker, G.W. Long, Jr.
Pitcher of the Year: Riley Vaughn, Mars Hill Bible
Hitter of the Year: Emma Latham, Hatton
Player of the Year: Olivia Baker, G.W. Long
Coach of the Year: Kelli Hilyer, Reeltown
P — Savanna Wood, G.W. Long, Jr.
P — Drew Sanders, Cold Springs, Sr.
P — Hannah Calhoun, Goshen, Jr.
P — Kameryn Scales, Falkville, Fr.
C — Abbigale Ford, Collinsville, Sr.
1B — Kelsey Williams, Geneva County, Sr.
2B — Allie Smith, Leroy, Jr.
3B — Cassie Aspenwall, Leroy, Sr.
SS — Anna Kate Voce, Cold Springs, Fr.
OF — Morgan McGuire, Reeltown, Jr
OF — Natalie Ritchey, Fayetteville, Jr.
OF — Ashley Berryman, Hatton, So.
DH — Hanna Segars, G.W. Long, Jr.
DH — Brittany Rivera, Collinsville, So.
UTL — Abby Tindol, Billingsley, Sr.
UTL — Asia Jones, Cottonwood, Sr.
Catcher: Savannah Hood, Ider, Sr.; Madison Motley, Billingsley, Sr.
First base: Anna Kate McDaniel, Lamar County, Sr.
Second base: Lexus Collins, West End, Fr.
Third base: Brenna Wakefield, Winston County, 8th; Caroline Brannon, Collinsville, Fr.
Shortstop: Abby Land, Geneva County, So.; Jadyn Foster, Sand Rock, 7th
Outfield: Kate Warrick, Goshen, Jr.; Audrey Henderson, Tanner, Jr.
Designated hitter: Abby Stephens, Lamar County, Jr.
Utility: Ashton Land, Geneva County, Sr.
P — Leanna Johnson, Brantley, Sr.
P — Anna Calloway, Sumiton Christian, Jr.
P — Megan Roe, Sweet Water, 8th
P — Abbey Steward, Spring Garden, 8th
C — Kassidy Wilcox, Brantley, Jr.
1B — Ameliah Dawson, Tharptown, Sr.
2B — Josie Lipsey, Marion County, Jr.
3B — Taylor Whisonant, Sumiton Christian, So.
SS — Payton McGinnis, Spring Garden, Jr.
OF — Kerstin Bryant, Spring Garden, Sr.
OF — Amber Hayes, Sumiton Christian, Jr.
OF — Anna Katherine Kimbro, Brantley, So.
DH — Caitlyn Jones, Marion County, Jr.
DH — Hannah Sims, Brantley, Jr.
UTL — Bailey Thomas, Berry, Jr.
UTL — Sara Irvin, Sweet Water, Sr.
Pitcher of the Year: Leanna Johnson, Brantley
Hitter of the Year: Sara Irvin, Sweet Water
Player of the Year: Leanna Johnson, Brantley
Coach of the Year: Tony Echols, Sweet Water
P — Mackenzie Hollinger, South Lamar, So.
P — Olivia Ergle, Tharptown, So.
P — Anna Grace Luker, Addison, 8th
P — Kaitlyn Brewer, Skyline, Sr.
C — Nealy McManus, South Lamar, 8th
1B — Eve Myers, Sweet Water, So.
2B — Gracie Free, Brantley, Jr.
3B — Sommer Bullard, Berry, Sr.
SS — Lexie Gann, Covenant Christian, Sr.
OF — Brooke Daily, Tharptown, So.
OF — Madison Norris, Marion County, Jr.
OF — Emory Bush, Brantley, So.
DH — Katie Jones, Decatur Heritage, So.
DH — Natalie Watkins, South Lamar, Sr.
UTL — Abby Hester, Vina, Sr.
UTL — Neely Welsh, Spring Garden, 8th
Pitcher: Courtney Lunsford, Kinston, So.; Crimson Chapman, Millry, So.
Catcher: Shaylee Wieting, Tharptown, So.; Chesnee Clements, Millry, 8th
First base: Faith Peters, Kinston, 8th
Second base: None
Third base: Baylee Holley, Kinston, Sr.; Dorthy Patterson, Cherokee, Jr.
Shortstop: Madelyn Mitchell, Gaylesville, Jr.; Lilly Laubenthal, Holy Spirit, Jr.
Outfield: Cecilee Gaither, Addison, Sr.; AJ Broome, Spring Garden, Jr.
Designated hitter: Anna Kate Tyree, Sumiton Christian, So.; Natalie Luker, Sweet Water, Sr.
Utility: Natalie Luker, Sweet Water, Sr.
P — Shelby Lowe, Pickens Academy, So.
P —Caroline Capps, Macon-East, So.
P — Anna Claire Bush, Clarke Prep, So.
P — Ashley Gallant, Glenwood, Jr.
C — Dawn Johnson, Macon-East, Jr.
1B — Charlie Sturdivant, Patrician, Sr.
2B — Peyton Rodie, Edgewood, Sr.
3B — Cassidy Van Winkle, Clarke Prep, Fr.
SS — Madisyn Kennedy, Macon-East, Jr.
OF — Riley Newton, Marengo Academy, Fr.
OF — Bailey Bonner, Patrician, Sr.
OF — Sierra Myers, Clarke Prep, So.
DH — Taylor McKinney, Macon-East, Fr.
DH — Kayson Boatner, Glenwood, Sr.
UTL — Haylee Brown, Edgewood, Fr.
UTL — Trinity Wilkinson, Marengo Academy, 8th
Pitcher of the Year: Shelby Lowe, Pickens Academy
Hitter of the Year: Kayson Boatner, Glenwood
Player of the Year: Taylor McKinney, Macon-East
Coach of the Year: Billy Hamilton, Clarke Prep
P — Abby Henderson, Crenshaw Christian, 7th
P — Hannah DeLoach, Autauga Academy, Sr.
P — Abby Ray, Autauga Academy, So.
P — Taylor Jordan, Marengo Academy, So.
C — Kaleigh Carter, Abbeville Christian, Sr.
1B — Mary Baxley Smith, Lee-Scott Academy, So.
2B — Haleigh Dewberry, Pike Liberal, Sr.
3B — Sydney Williams, Lakeside School, Sr.
SS — Arianna Atchley, Autauga Academy, Jr.
OF — Neely Austin, Glenwood, So.
OF — Joiner Hughes, Abbeville Christian, Jr.
OF — Kallie Johnson, Edgewood, Sr.
DH — Hope Gallant, Glenwood, Jr.
DH — Emily Castle, Abbeville Christian, Fr.
UTL — Grayson Laney, Edgewood, So.
UTL — Sherrell Mathews, Autauga Academy, So.
Catcher: Amber Kirksey, Sparta Academy, Jr.; Abby Taylor, Crenshaw Christian, Sr.
First base: Carlena Hampton, Glenwood, Jr.; Kayla Bell, Macon-East, Jr.
Second base: Mary Grace Sheffield, Marengo Academy, So.
Third base: Katelyn Dendy, Pike Liberal, Sr.; Madison McKee, Macon-East, Sr.
Shortstop: Grace Faulk, Crenshaw Christian, Jr.; Lydia Lewis, Patrician Academy, Sr.
Outfield: Maggie Brock, Sparta Academy, Sr.
Designated hitter: Morgan Kramer, Northside Methodist, Sr.
Utility: Emily Phillips, South Choctaw Academy, Sr.; Sidney Lee, Lee-Scott, Fr.