Notable: Outstanding defender makes her second appearance on the first team after helping P-O reach PIAA semifinals. Batted .355 with seven doubles, two homers.
Mirror softball first team all-stars include (from left): First row—Central’s Ashley Smith and Taylor McKnight, Philipsburg-Osceola’s Haley Frank, Abby Showers, Kate Burge and Kenzie Burge and Claysburg-Kimmel’s Kala Brumbaugh. Second row—Chestnut Ridge’s Stephanie Deaner and Bridgit Yothers, Hollidaysburg’s Alyssa Pheasant, Bellwood-Antis’ Jacqueline Finn and Taylor Payne, Penn Cambria’s Kelly Yusko and Huntingdon’s Brionna Mort. Absent from the photo were Claysburg-Kimmel’s Kiersten Coho, Philipsburg-Osceola’s Carly Gonder, Hollidaysburg’s Hannah Mercer and Bellwood-Antis’ Emily Nagle.
Notable: Keyed the Lady Bearcats' surprising run to the District 6 Class AA semifinals by hitting .370 with 27 runs and only five strikeouts in 73 at-bats. Mountain League first-team selection.
Notable: Moves up from second team by batting .390 with five doubles, two triples and a homer. Topped District 6 Class AA champs with 29 runs and only committed one error.
Notable: IUP recruit returns to first team. Batted .571 with six doubles, four triples and two home runs, committing just two errors and striking out only once all season. More than 100 career hits.
Notable: Led the PIAA Class AA semifinalists with a .526 batting average, five homers, 11 doubles and 32 RBIs to go along with two triples and 26 runs scored.
Notable: Returns to the first team after hitting a robust .492 with five doubles, two triples and four home runs while driving 27. Mountain League first-teamer.
Notable: Makes first team for second year in a row after leading Lady Bulldogs to 6-A title. Batted .403 with 42 stolen bases, giving her 121 for career. Make walk-on at Alabama.
Stephanie DeanerOFSr.Chestnut Ridge
Notable: Spearheaded Lady Lions run to District 5 Class AA crown with her .523 batting average. Collected 12 doubles, three triples, stole 12 bases, scored 27 runs, drove in 30.
Notable: Mountain League first-team all-star hit an even .400 with nine doubles and a home run.
Notable: Inter-County Conference North first-teamer had a breakout year by hitting .468 with four doubles, four triples, four home runs, 29 runs and 21 RBIs. Made one error.
Notable: Lady Devils' slugging catcher returns to the first team after a season in which she hit .414 with four homers and 27 RBIs. Belted three home runs in a game against Juniata Valley.
Notable: Makes the move up from the second team after another great year with the bat, slugging six homers and five doubles and driving in 31 runs while batting .525.
Bridgit YothersUTISr.Chestnut Ridge
Notable: Makes it back onto first team. Went 10-2 as a pitcher with a 2.29 ERA, 70 strikeouts while hitting .373 with 28 runs, 17 RBIs, eight doubles and 10 stolen bases.
Notable: Took over in circle for Lady Bulldogs and looked right at home with a 1.15 ERA and 155 strikeouts over 140 innings. Unflappable and very good with the bat, too.
Notable: Gets first-team all-area nod for third straight year with her best season. Went 20-1 with a 1.09 ERA and 138 strikeouts in 143 innings. Only walked 33.
Notable: Future looks bright after she shut out defending champ Bellefonte in 6-AAA final and gave up two earned runs in interdistrict opener. Went 10-8 with 81 strikeouts.
Notable: Appearing on first team for third time. Edinboro recruit who struck out 182 batters in 126 innings, sporting a 1.00 ERA. Finished with 601 career strikeouts.
Kelly YuskoRHPJr.Penn Cambria
Notable: Another strong performance as she returns to first team after leading Lady Panthers to LHAC title. Struck out 128 in 116 innings and belted 14 extra-base hits.
Alli ReeseCJr.Penn Cambria
Brooke Mento3BJr.Bishop Carroll
Kelsey KitkoOFJr.Moshannon Valley
Tinesha CurfmanUTJr.Tussey Mountain
Morgan EshelmanRHPSr.Northern Bedford
Abby SimmonsRHPFr.Bishop Carroll
Catcher: Adriane Angelo, Tussey Mountain; Marshe Barnes, Altoona; Carly England, Williamsburg; Taylor Herr, Hollidaysburg; Courtlin Holland, Claysburg-Kimmel; Tayia Swoope, Moshannon Valley
First base: Chelsea Domanick, Moshannon Valley; Morgan James, Altoona; Samantha Knisely, Chestnut Ridge; Kandace Long, Central Cambria; Kyra Shea, Bellwood-Antis; Kassidy Snyder, Central
Second base: Kristin Bonsell, Tyrone; Camryn Bookhammer, Williamsburg; Erin Curfman, Tussey Mountain; Mandy Hutchinson, Juniata Valley; Savannah Layo, Portage; Bre Sabella, Northern Cambria; Anna Wolfe, Bellwood-Antis
Shortstop: Logan Brallier, Everett; Mallory Cox, Claysburg-Kimmel; Hannah Drenning, Northern Bedford; Mackenzie Feather, Chestnut Ridge; Taylor Freeman, Penn Cambria; Sam Mansberger, Huntingdon; Lexi Murin, Central Cambria; Haley Rhule, Williamsburg; Lauren Snyder, Bellwood-Antis; Alyssa Turkovich, Bedford; Alyssa Wills, Cambria Heights
Third base: Kristi Batzel, Chestnut Ridge; Kelsey Emeigh, Tyrone; Haylee Hayward, Philipsburg-Osceola; Lindsey Kosicki, Cambria Heights; Andrea Parrish, Altoona; Madison Ramsey, Tussey Mountain
Outfield: Megan Bainey, Philipsburg-Osceola; Lucy Baker, Moshannon Valley; Kaylee Beaudoin, Hollidaysburg; Krista Berzonsky, Central Cambria; Kenzie Bowzer, Chestnut Ridge; Alex Brooks, Tyrone; Caitlin England, Williamsburg; Aisha Goss, Philipsburg-Osceola; Joelle Kaminsky, Tussey Mountain; Sckylaur Kane, Altoona; Kelly Lieb, Northern Cambria; Janay McCrum, Huntingdon; Natanya Shingler, Huntingdon; Abbie Zinobile, Juniata Valley
Designated player: Krista Shay, Hollidaysburg
Pitcher: Cori James, Cambria Heights (rhp); Kadie Morral, Everett (rhp); Morgan Ostinowsky, Central Cambria (lhp)
High honorable mention in bold