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Interstate Eight Conference announces 2013 softball squad

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 2:00 p.m. CDT

The Interstate Eight Conference recently announced its All-League teams with 15 players being named from each the North and South Divisions. The final standings in the North Division saw Seneca and Coal City finish 1-2 while in the South Peotone and Manteno were 1-2.

Molly Anderson of Peotone and Dan Stecken of Seneca were the respective Coaches of the Year for their division.

Also for the Fighting Irish, they had four All-Conference selections in senior pitcher Nicole Pihl, senior catcher/second baseman Chelsie McCormick, senior center fielder Erin Hovious and junior third baseman Sarah Radtke.

For Coal City, it had two All-Conference selections in senior center fielder Madison Giordano and senior catcher Gabby Bonic.

Westmont had three selections and Lisle three. For the Sentinels, the picks included: sophomore pitcher Kirsten Skala, junior shortstop Maria Prete and senior first baseman/pitcher Susan Sternard and for Lisle, those chosen were junior pitcher Summer Stilt, senior shortstop/center fielder Kelly Urban and senior right fielder Abby Tarasewicz.

Plano ended up with two selections and Sandwich rounded out the team with one. For Plano, senior catcher Kenzie Brown and sophomore shortstop/catcher Jasmine Wills were the picks and for Sandwich, the selection was junior first baseman Ali Beatty.

In the South Division, both Peotone and Manteno had four picks each to make up more than half the team. Peotone’s selections included: senior pitcher Danielle Liberatore, sophomore pitcher/shortstop Emily Carstens, junior Jenna Balthazar and junior shortstop/second baseman Alexis Dockins and Manteno’s were: junior catcher Sammy Beckwith, junior pitcher Brooke Stulgam, sophomore shortstop Carly Trepanier and senior center fielder Courtney Posing.

The rest of the South first team included three players Herscher, two from Wilmington and one each from Dwight and Reed-Custer. The three Lady Tigers that made it were: junior second baseman/center fielder Brooke Karraker, junior pitcher/first baseman Mackenzie Marquis and junior third baseman Maddie McCue and Wilmington’s picks were: senior catcher Stephanie Stafanic and outfielder Ashley Adermann.

For Dwight the selection was senior third baseman Jamie Stanton and for Reed-Custer the lone pick was senior catcher Morgan Lucky.

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