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TARYN MILLER, James Buchanan, junior: Despite missing a handful of games due to injury, Miller still had some of the best numbers in the area ... She finished with a .562 batting average, including eight doubles and three home runs, and led the Rockets with 34 RBIs ... On the mound, she had a 1.27 ERA and racked up 71 strikeouts in 55 innings pitched ... JB coach Eric Reed said, "If she would've played a full season, I can only imagine what she would've finished with. She did everything we expected her to. She has all the tools you want in a good player,and she is also a very good leader."

ALLY BROWN, Greencastle-Antrim, sophomore: Brown was the Blue Devils' most consistent hitter, finishing with a .488 batting average ... She drove in 38 runs and finished with six doubles, six triples and three home runs ... On the mound, she had a 2.95 ERA in 78 1/3 innings, finishing with 42 strikeouts ... Brown also led G-A to the District 3 Class AAA semifinals ... Greencastle coach Mark DeCarli said, "We knew Ally was always a good hitter, so we were expecting big things from her this season. She had a very good hitting season last year, and she is a very hard-working girl."

COURTNEY COY, Shippensburg, sophomore: Coy had a breakout season as a sophomore, finishing with a 3.10 ERA and leading the Lady Hounds to a share of the Mid Penn Colonial Division title ... She also did a fine job at the plate with a .456 batting average, and she led the Mid Penn Conference with 14 doubles ... "We expected a big year form her, and she expects a lot out of herself," Ship coach Mike Peters said. "I saw her grow as a pitcher this year and handle the ups and downs of the position with more maturity as the season progressed."

LEAH HUNT, Chambersburg, sophomore: Hunt surprised some people as the Trojans' sophomore pitcher ... She finished with a 1.10 ERA in 24 2/3 innings pitched .. She struck out 32 and walked just seven ... At the plate, Hunt finished 24-for-56 with 24 RBIs and led the area with six home runs ... Chambersburg co-coach Ted Bittinger said, "Going in, we got some criticism about the fact that we didn't leave her at the JV level, but our thoughts all along were that she could hit at the varsity level for sure. She is a very hard hitter, and I would definitely say there is nobody that works any harder at practice. She is 110 percent full-throttle at practice and in games."

SHANIA FOGELSONGER, James Buchanan, senior: As the leadoff batter, Fogelsonger had the Rockets' second best batting average (.477) and scored a team-leading 37 runs ... She racked up 41 hits, was 23-for-24 in stolen bases and committed only two errors at short ... "Shania is just a pure softball player," Reed said. "She ended up playing every position at one point in her career, and she is nothing but guts. She goes out and does everything you ask of her."

CHELSEA SOMMERVILLE, Chambersburg, senior: Senior Somerville was a consistent hitting threat for the Trojans all season and finished with a .397 average ... She finished with 29 hits, 23 runs scored and 12 RBIs ... She also was a strong defensive force at second base ... "She was a very strong leader, quietly," Bittinger said. "She was one of those players that are able to help along younger players just by doing their jobs and girls looking up to them. Chelsea was a team player, and she does her job and does it well, both offensively and defensively."

BROOKE ZEGER, Greencastle-Antrim, senior: Despite battling some injuries throughout the season, Zeger finished her senior season with a .348 batting average ... She had 18 RBIs and struck out only five times ... At first base, she had only three errors all season ... DeCarli said, "Brooke played with a lot of heart, and she was playing hurt all year. If we needed a big double or to drive in a run, she was the one we counted on to do that. She was one of our leaders on the team this year."

MORGAN FETTER, Shippensburg, freshman: In her debut season, Fetter led the Lady Hounds in both hits (35) and batting average (.467) ... She had 16 RBIs and scored 24 runs of her own ... She struck out just twice and had only one error as the catcher ... Peters said, "Morgan is an athlete, plain and simple. Morgan has such great bat speed, the ball seems to literally jump off her barrel. She gets to contact quickly and generates a lot of power. I believe a lot of teams didn't try to steal on us this year because of her great arm. Consistent is a good word to describe Morgan; she's consistently good."

NINA SHATZER, James Buchanan, junior: After an injury to ace Miller, pitcher Shatzer made a name for herself by finishing with an 11-3 record ... She had a 2.99 ERA and struck out 64 in 75 innings of work ... Reed said, "We knew she was probably capable of it, but we never got to use Nina that much. But we ran into some injuries, and our season couldn't have ended up the way it was without her. She threw on a lot of heart and energy, and she got us through a lot of games." ... At the plate, Shatzer batted .385, including 25 hits, six doubles and 25 RBIs.

Courtney Schoen: Forbes Road, freshman, pitcher.

Nicole Kreimer: Waynesboro, junior, leftfield.

Olivia Mottern: Southern Fulton, sophomore, pitcher.

Katie Gelsinger: Greencastle-Antrim, senior, catcher.

Nicole Baker: Shippensburg, senior, shortstop.

Jennae Piper: James Buchanan, senior, second base.

Tara Harmon: Chambersburg, junior, third base.

Sarah Lyman: Mercersburg Academy, junior, catcher.

Lily Nolan: Chambersburg, senior, catcher.

Liz Ward: Greencastle-Antrim, junior, pitcher/third base.

Chambersburg — Laken Myers (so., P/IF); Shippensburg — Taylor Davidson (jr., OF); Greencastle-Antrim — Morgan Wagaman (so., CF); James Buchanan — Charity Miller (jr., IF); Waynesboro — Katie Wise (so., OF), Tiffany Stull (jr., IF); Forbes Road — Haley Lashinsky (sr/, P/IF); Southern Fulton — Allison Spade (sr., SS), Erica Hoffman (so., IF); Fannett-Metal — Melissa Zeger (sr., IF), Amanda Laye (sr., IF); McConnellsburg — Carly Swope (so., P), Bridgette Ritchey (so., IF)

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