YAIAA softball coaches all-stars released
The Kennard-Dale softball team will bring back most of its lineup after winning a District 3 title and reaching the PIAA playoffs this season.
The 2017 YAIAA softball coaches all-star teams were released recently. Here is a rundown of each divisions' player and pitcher of the year.
Player of the Year: Courtney Coppersmith, Central York
Coppersmith established herself as the league’s dominant starter in the 2017. The University of Maryland-Baltimore County commit went 12-0 with 128 strikeouts and a 0.71 ERA in the regular season as Central York cruised to its third straight league title. The junior also batted cleanup for the Panthers and hit .477 with a team-high 28 RBIs.
Pitcher of the Year: Alanna Molz, New Oxford
Molz carried New Oxford through a tough Division I schedule, leading the Colonials to a 12-8 record and the District 3 playoffs. She shut down some of the league's top offenses and also batted third in New Oxford's lineup.
Player of the Year: Haley Updegraff, Northeastern
The sophomore leadoff hitter batted .606 and drove in 17 RBIs to help the Bobcats win Division II. She also picked off 12 runners as a catcher.
Pitcher of the Year: Taylor Lamparter, Dover
The junior was the top player on an Eagles team that came one game away from winning the division. She struck out 12 batters in a complete game, 5-2 win over South Western on April 24.
Player of the Year: Jaedyn McKeon, Kennard-Dale
The freshman shortstop hit .568 and racked up 27 RBIs and 38 runs scored. She helped the Rams capture both division and District 3 titles and reach the PIAA playoffs.
Pitcher of the Year: Maelynn Leber, Eastern York
Leber went 13-7 and struck out 81 batters for a Golden Knights team that reached the District 3 Class 4A title game and won a game in the state playoffs. The freshman also hit .528.
Player of the Year: Katie Ernst, Delone Catholic
Only a freshman, Ernst hit .510 with 18 RBIs and 18 runs scored for Delone. She also had eight extra-base hits and played catcher.
Pitcher of the Year: Marlee Lackey, Delone Catholic
The junior went 7-0 with a 1.20 ERA for the Division IV champion Squirettes. She also struck out 64 batters in 47 innings.
More all-stars: 2017 YAIAA baseball coaches all-stars released
Here is a list of the remaining YAIAA coaches all-stars.
Briannah Dobson, Central York
Erin Cabry, Central York
Lorna Colberg, Central York
Megan Teal, Red Lion
Hailey Inguanti, Red Lion
Lyndee Anders, Dallastown
Kelsie Merriman, Dallastown
Kirsten Dell, New Oxford
Kaitlyn Chell, South Western
Bryn Sporer, Spring Grove
Julia Wivell, Spring Grove
Briana DiCandeloro, Spring Grove
Caraline Cornman, Spring Grove
Briana Smith, Central. Karly Fink, Central York. Natalie Craig, Central York. Delaney Boylan, Central York. Taylor Radziewicz, Red Lion. Kaitlyn Collins, Red Lion. Hayley Taylor, Red Lion. Elena Rosas, Dallastown. Delaney Kolb, Dallastown. Krista Flemmens, Dallastown. Bailey Rapson, Spring Grove. Hailey Kessinger, Spring Grove. Morgan Adams, New Oxford.
Belle Bortner, Northeastern
Krista Anderson, Northeastern
Tyler Williams, Susquehannock
Kendra Gemmill, Susquehannock
Paige Weekly, West York
Gabriel Ilyes, West York
Abby Lower, Dover
Shanna Martin, Gettysburg. Cassandra Root, Dover. Allyson Koller, Susquehannock. Anna Bryan, Susquehannock. Gabbi Almiroudis, Susquehannock. Skylar Sweitzer, West York. Leah Jamison, West York. Brianna Harvey, West York. Torie Knight, Northeastern. Madson Wrightstone, Northeastern. Ciarra Coombes, Northeastern.
Morgan Winter, Eastern York
Katie Lehman, Eastern York
Amber Forry, Eastern York
Crystal Mullins, Kennard-Dale
Lexi Kopko, Kennard-Dale
Alexis Hurley, Kennard-Dale
Amanda Dyson, Littlestown
Chelsey Walls, Littlestown
Sarah Hartinger, York Suburban
Alexis Jury, York Suburban
Zoe Prats, York Suburban
Kierstin Grove, Eastern York. McKenzie Buchmyer, Eastern York. Amber Belt, Kennard-Dale. Margueritre DeFranco, Kennard-Dale. Lindsey Snyder, Littlestown. Katelyn Frock, Littlestown. Jill Gauthier, Littlestown. Emily Myers, York Suburban.
Rebecca Baum, York Catholic
Gena Eicher, Farifield
Ryleigh Bolyards, Fairfield
Maggie Rickrode, Delone Catholic
Lauren Little, Delone Catholic
Courtney Harbaugh, Fairfield
Mya Miller, Biglerville
Lexi Daley, Hanover
Alazaya Watts, York Tech
Ashley Roberts, Farifield. Haylee Wastler, Fairfield. Ali Sowers, Biglerville. Morgan Kime, Biglerville. Lauryn King, Delone Catholic. Callie Shearer, Delone Catholic. Sydney Keith, Delone Catholic. Avery Martz, Hanover. Brooke Glass, York Tech.
Grace Gardini, York Catholic. Katie McClausin, Biglerville. Sierra Stevens, Hanover. Alexis Fournier, York Tech. Jordan Pryor, Fairfield.