Claysburg, Glendale highlight all-stars
District 6 announced its high school softball all-star teams for all classifications and the Altoona Mirror coverage area was well represented.
The PSBCA Class 1A-2A all-star team saw 10 players from Claysburg-Kimmel and Glendale being named.
The Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Vikings, which had five players apiece, will meet in Thursday’s Class 1A title game.
C-K was represented by seniors Emily Claar (infielder) and Jazmin Kennedy (outfielder) and by sophomores Olivia Bushore (pitcher), Harleigh Cavender (catcher) and Haileigh Reed (infielder).
Glendale placed senior pitcher Lexi Mulhollen, junior infielder Alaney Vereshack, sophomore infielder Olivia Reese, junior outfielder Madison Lukehart and freshman outfielder Lilley Vereshack.
Moshannon Valley and Bellwood-Antis also had two players each make the team as seniors Chloe Blake was picked as an infielder and McKenzie McCoy was named as an outfielder for the Damsels, and freshman Jaidyn McCracken (outfielder) and junior Haley Schmidt (designated player) were picked for the Lady Blue Devils.
Central led the way for the Class 3A team as pitcher Dylan Claycomb (senior), catcher Cameryn Feathers (junior), third baseman Tori Longenecker (junior), and outfielders Ashley Negley (senior) and Maddi Metzler (senior) were selected.
Philipsburg-Osceola was the only other team from the coverage area as the Lady Mounties had three players picked in senior pitcher Kam Harris, junior first baseman Roselyn Weaver and sophomore designated player Hannah Minarchick.
Tyrone and Cambria Heights had two players each picked to the Class 4A-5A-6A team, while Hollidaysburg had one named.
The Lady Eagles were represented by junior pitcher Cate Baran and sophomore second baseman Ella Pearson, while the Lady Highlanders had sophomore shortstop Emma Stockley and junior outfielder Abby Lobick.
Junior Trinity Molliver was the Lady Tigers selection as she was named as an outfielder.
DISTRICT 6 ALL-STAR TEAMS
Pitchers: Olivia Bushore, Claysburg-Kimmel; Lexi Mulhollen, Glendale; Kasey McClain, Conemaugh Vallley.
Catchers: Harleigh Cavender, Claysburg-Kimmel; Elishea Reed, West Branch.
Infielders: Chloe Blake, Moshannon Valley; Olivia Reese, Glendale; Emily Claar, Claysburg-Kimmel; Alaney Vereshack, Glendale; Haylie Boden, Southern Huntingdon; Haileigh Reed, Claysburg-Kimmel; Ruthie Betts, West Branch; McKenie McCoy, Moshannon Valley; Carlee Leidy, Southern Huntingdon; Anna Gunby, Conemaugh Valley.
Outfielders: Jazmin Kennedy, Claysburg-Kimmel; Madison Lukehart, Glendale; Lilley Vereshack, Glendale; Mallarie Maines, West Branch; Ashley Mertz, West Branch; Emily Greenland, Southern Huntingdon; Jaidyn McCracken, Bellwood-Antis.
Designated Player: Hattie Flood, Southern Huntingdon; Haley Schmidt, Bellwood-Antis.
Pitcher: Madison Peters, Bald Eagle Area; Dylan Claycomb, Central; Kamryn Harris, Philipsburg-Osceola; Lydia Collison, Penns Valley
Catcher: Cameryn Feathers, Central; Morgan Brumbaugh, Mount Union
First Base: Roselyn Weaver, Philipsburg-Osceola; McKenzie Boozel, Mount Union
Second Base: Kaleigh Kinley, Bald Eagle Area
Shortstop: Kendra Bumgardner, Penns Valley
Third Base: Kaylah Thompson, Penns Valley; Karrigan Woodward, Mount Union; Tori Longenecker, Central
Outfielders: Makenna Baney, Bald Eagle Area; Mara Hockenberry, Bald Eagle Area; Kailen Winkelblech, Penns Valley; Ashley Negley, Central; Maddi Metzler, Central; Kadyn Crisswell, Mount Union; Payton Low, Mount Union
Designated Player: Allison O’Brien, Penns Valley; Hannah Minarchick, Philipsburg-Osceola; McKenna Shields, Mount Union
Pitchers: Lexi Rogers, Bellefonte; Cate Baran, Tyrone
Catcher: McKenzie Shannon, State College
First Base: Olivia Ahern, Mifflin County
Second Base: Addie Wasikonis, State College; Ella Pearson, Tyrone
Shortstop: Emma Stockley, Cambria Heights; Morgan Arnold, State College
Third Base: Brandi Triebold, State College; Hanna Lauck, Bellefonte
Outfielders: Trinity Molliver, Hollidaysburg; Abby Lobick, Cambria Heights; Ashley Blumenthal; State College; Mallorie Smith, Bellefonte