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Coaches nominated and wrote messages about their players for the 2021 softball season. Due to the circumstances of the school year, our committee decided not to select the players themselves. All coaches were emailed and those who responded by the deadline set were able to get their athletes recognition.

St. Vincent de Paul

Sophia Skubic – Junior

Pitcher: 8-4, 1.68 ERA, 82 K, 14 BB, 7-1 record in league.

From coach Don Jensen: “This was our 1st time in the NBL and we went 9-1 thanks to Skubic’s great pitching and clutch hitting in the #2 spot of our order”

Maddy Delamontanya – Junior

Catcher: .500 BA  .558 OBP  .636 SLG

From coach Don Jensen:  “Maddy was our #3 hitter and an outstanding catcher with great skills in behind the plate such as blocking, positioning for pitches and her quick releases for throw downs”

Sarah Sarlatte – Senior

3rd Base: .422 BA, .552 OBP, .622 SLG, 12 singles, 6 doubles and 1 home run. Just 1 error on the season

From coach Don Jensen: “Sarah has been our lead off batter for 4 yrs and once again proved why she is with 23 runs scored 7 RBI”

Vintage

1- Jordan Allen – Outfield (Sr)
.562 avg (27-48)
.791 SLG
1.354 OPS
16 runs
13 RBI
7 doubles, 2 triples
From coach Robert Poppe: “Jordan batted leadoff and played CF all season for the VVAL’s #2 team. In 49 plate appearances, she only struck out one time this season. She was a 4-year varsity player and team leader.”

2- Shelby Morse – 1st base/Outfield/Pitcher (jr)
.618 avg (21-34)
.852 SLG
1.458 OPS
5 runs
18 RBI
2 double, 2 home runs

7-0 win/loss
1.66 ERA
38 innings pitched
51 strikeouts
From coach Robert Poppe: “Shelby was a huge part of our team success with her bat and her pitching. She had a flair for the dramatic, as well, with a couple of game-winning HR’s during the season.”

3- Raimy Gamsby – 1st base/Pitcher
.375 (9-24)
.500 SLG
.875 OPS
7 RBI

4-1 win/loss
0.92 ERA
38 innings pitched
89 strikeouts
From coach Robert Poppe: “Raimy split time with Shelby on the mound, but proved to be the more dominant pitcher as she racked up 89 k’s (and only 6 walks in just 38 IP) against the 154 batters she faced.”

Montgomery

Sarah Habkirk  – Pitcher  – Freshman

Ava Parmelee  – OF/IF  –  Sophomore

Kailee Randall  – Catcher//utility  – sophomore
 
Casa Grande
Skylar Thorpe, Sr. – Casa Grande High School – OF/Catcher
 From coach Scott Sievers: “Thorpe led team with her batting average (.451) RBI’s (16) and homeruns (3) She did a great job in the outfield and at catcher. She will continue playing softball at the University Of Jamestown”
 
Jamie McGaughey, Jr.- Casa Grande High School – SS/3B
From coach Scott Sievers: “McGaughey batted .426 and had 14 RBI’s. She also hit for power and was solid on defense at SS and 3B.”
 
Emily Hart, Sr. – Casa Grande High School – 1B/Pitcher
From coach Scott Sievers: “Hart performed well with her left handed swing batting .314. She also played solid defense at first base and even shared some of the pitching duties. She will be going to Long Beach State next year.”
 
Windsor

Riley Zwetsloot (Jr) – Shortstop

From head coach Charlie Johnson: “Riley had our highest batting average and hit 1 homerun  for the 2021 season and was our offensive player of the year.”

Savanna Cordova (Sr) – Pitcher

From head coach Charlie Johnson: “Savanna was our #1 pitcher pitching 61 + innings she was second  in batting average she also hit 4 homeruns she was solid for us in the circle and was our team MVP.”

Nataleigh Johnson (Sr) – Catcher/outfield

From head coach Charlie Johnson: “Nataleigh was our defensive player of the year. She was a lights out center fielder but also was needed behind the plate due to the COVID season and girls playing multiple sports. (She played basketball and ran track also at the same time) she was windsor High’s female Scholar Athlete of the year as well. She started all 20 games and was a leader on the team.”
 
Petaluma
 
Rachael Bles- SS / Pitcher
Batting Average: .500.  (30 for 60) – 6 Homeruns and 21 RBI’s.  She also won 6 games while pitching for PHS.  .530 On Base Percentage
Head Coach Kurt Jastrow Notes – Extremely intelligent softball IQ; Team Captain – Attending Chico
 
Logan Pomi- 3rd Base / Catcher
Batting Average: .491.  (26 for 53) – 5 Homeruns and 22 RBI’s.  .500 On Base Percentage
Head Coach Kurt Jastrow Notes – Easily one of our best 3rd basemen defensively of all time; Team Captain
 
Mo Lynch – RF / 1st Base
Batting Average:  .382.  (21 for 50) – 4 Homeruns and 18 RBI’s.  .414 On Base Percentage
Head Coach Kurt Jastrow Notes – Amazing teammate and solid in all aspects of the game; Team Captain
 
Rancho Cotate
 
Tatum Maytorena – Center Field
Batting Average: .632; 34 RBIs, 4 HRs, 7 doubles, 2 triples. 13 stolen bases.
From Head Coach Tracey Poueu-Guerrero: “Captain and team leader. Clutch power hitter with speed.”
 
Tiare Guerrero – SS
Batting Average .508, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 11 stolen bases.
From Head Coach Tracey Poueu-Guerrero: “Second in league in batting average; Lefty slapper with speed. Shortstop, Captain and team leader.”
 
1. Kayla Dixon – Pitcher
Batting Average: .377. ERA: 2.32.
From Head Coach Tracey Poueu-Guerrero: “Pitcher with power. Most wins for the team came with her on the mound.”