The enormous N.C. Softball Coaches Association all-state team has been released. South Johnstons Lauren Higgins and North Johnstons Jamielynn Johnson took home awards as the top player and pitcher, respectively, in their classifications half of the state.
Only a few area players who made the all-district team, released last week, did not make the all-state team.
You can see the full all-state list by clicking here. Below are the selections from the greater Triangle area.
1A all-state picks from the area: Ally Pearsall, Franklin Academy, junior, C; Olivia Cooper, Franklin Academy, senior, CF/1B; Claire Batten, Franklin Academy, freshman, SS; Brooke Fletcher, Granville Central, senior, SS; Taylor Bailey, Granville Central, sophomore, P;Antonia Nelson, Chatham Central, senior C; Anna Brafford, Chatham Central, junior CF; Katelyn Moody, Chatham Central, senior SS; Madison Davis, Chatham Central, sophomore P/OF.
2A all-state picks from the area: Holly Clark, Jordan-Matthews, sophomore P; Madison Poe, Jordan-Matthews, senior SS; Dee DeCristofaro, Jordan-Matthews, sophomore C; Hanna Stackhouse, Jordan-Matthews, freshman 1B; Jamielynn Johnson, North Johnston, senior SS; Kaylynn Batten North Johnston, junior, C/P/3B; Olivia Narron, North Johnston, sophomore, 2B; Erin Boone, South Granville, junior, 2B/OF/P; Abbi Colclough, South Granville, freshman OF/2B; Karlee Michalina, South Granville, junior, C/OF; Savannah Tilley, South Granville, sophomore, OF/2B/SS; Miranda Barker, South Granville, freshman P/SS; Hunter Mundy, South Granville, sophomore SS/OF; Alease Daniel, South Granville, senior 1B.
2A East Player of the Year: Jamielynn Johnson, North Johnston
3A all-state picks from the area: Elizabeth Pederson, Cardinal Gibbons, sophomore SS/CF; Kassidy Wood, Cardinal Gibbons, sophomore C; Maria Annunziata, Cardinal Gibbons, senior 2B/3B; Mia Brosius, Cardinal Gibbons, sophomore 1B/2B/SS; Logan Barefoot, Cedar Ridge, senior 2B/OF; Holli Butler, Cedar Ridge senior SS; Brittany Bucklin, Cleveland, senior 2B/C; Heather McLean, Cleveland, senior 1B; Chandler Patterson, Lee County, senior SS; Caroline Wilson, Lee County, sophomore C; Tessa Wilson, Lee County, freshman 3B; Whitney Sanford, Lee County, freshman P/OF; Jacie Arrington, Lee County, freshman 1B; Anna Jasper, Northwood, sophomore P; Alexa Bernard, Northwood, junior CF; Ally McKee, Northwood, freshman 1B; McKenzie Allgood, Northwood, sophomore 3B; Carson Shaner, Northwood, freshman RF; Mia Davidson, Orange, freshman, C/SS; Montana Davidson, Orange, sophomore SS; Kyrbee Cheek, Orange, junior P; Kaneisha Pettiford, Orange, senior OF; Kayla Allen, South Johnston, senior, OF/2B; Madison Byrd, South Johnston, junior 1B; Krista Collins, South Johnston, senior SS; Lauren Higgins, South Johnston, senior P/DP; Lindsey Champion, Triton, sophomore 1B/P/2B; Erica Occena, Triton, senior OF; Emma Thomas, Triton, junior SS/3B
3A East Pitcher of the Year: Lauren Higgins, South Johnston
4A all-state picks from the area: Lindsay Hodge, Apex, senior P; Alexis Overdiep, Apex, senior 2B; Kaitlin Long, Apex, sophomore, C/OF; Cassie Healy, Apex, junior SS; Jordan Smith, Apex, senior 1B; Oivia Baratta, Athens Drive, senior C; Hannah Reynolds, Athens Drive, senior SS; English Dean, Broughton, junior, P/UTIL; MyKaela Watt, East Chapel Hill, sophomore 2B; Haley Glover, East Wake, sophomore 1B; Megan Fullwood, East Wake, freshman C; Kelsey Ward, Fuquay-Varina, senior 1B; Ashlyn Long, Fuquay-Varina, sophomore, SS; Kaitlin Smith, Fuquay-Varina, junior P; Cameron Cook, Green Hope, sophomore C/3B; Shae Condon, Green Hope, sophomore 2B/SS; Kamron Phillips, Green Hope, freshman 1B; Natalie Stewart, Harnett Central, junior SS; Brittany Clark, Harnett Central, senior SS/3B; Laura Williams, Heritage, junior P; Jordan Gontram, Heritage, sophomore, SS; Laura Sales, Heritage, sophomore 3B; Jacy VanArkle, Heritage, junior OF; Avery Morris, Leesville Road, junior P/2B; Erin James, Leesville Road, senior 3B; Devin Wallace, Middle Creek, sophomore P; Megan Walker, Middle Creek, junior OF; Kiley Majette, Middle Creek, junior P/1B; Lauren Panella, Middle Creek, senior 3B; Alie Burghardt, Middle Creek, junior SS; Devin Williams, Millbrook, junior SS; Catherine Collins, Millbrook, junior 2B; Emily Burris, Millbrook, sophomore C; Callie Horn, Northern Durham, junior SS; Kirsten Ellis, Northern Durham, senior, C; Madison Thompson, Panther Creek, senior OF; Sarah Aukamp, Panther Creek, freshman, SS; Sydney Rush, Panther Creek, junior, P/IF; Miranda Davis, Person, freshman 3B; Jasmine McCain, Person, senior SS; Madison Taylor, Rolesville, freshman, P/2B/3B; Anna Wolfe, Wake Forest, junior SS; Delane Smith, Wake Forest, senior 2B; Katy Holt, Wake Forest, junior, 1B; Cassidy Dahle, Wake Forest, sophomore, OF; Chelsey Cunningham, Wake Forest, sophomore P.