Notre Dame's May headlines All-Region team.

By: Brian Fees | Towanda Daily Review | June 7, 2013 | Photo courtesy Brian Fees


Notre Dame's May headlines All-Region teamAt the plate and on the mound Notre Dame's Olivia May was dominant in leading the Crusaders to a Section 4, Class C final this year.

At the plate she hit over .600 with 11 home runs, on the mound she posted a .44 ERA with over 200 strikeouts in guiding one of the areas youngest team to a sectional final.

For her efforts May is The Daily & Sunday Review softball All-Region player of the year.

Sam Mennig had a breakout season on the mound as a sophomore, guiding the Waverly Wolverines to the Section 4, Class B final and she is the pitcher of the year.

Anchoring the Troy defense from the catcher position Kelly Bridgham is the defensive player of the year, while her coach Brian Canfield is the coach of the year after helping to lead the Trojans to the NTL East title.

Calla Johnson helped guide the Northeast Bradford Panthers to the District 4, Class A title and she is the offensive player of the year, while Wellsboro freshman Sarah Ingerick had a big year as a freshman and is the newcomer of the year.

May, Mennig, Johnson, Bridgham and Ingerick are all first team picks, along with Northeast Bradford's MaKaylah Holbert, Maddy Johnson and Chelsie Souto.

Wellsboro's Maggie Smith is on the first team along with Troy's Faith Ceely and Wyalusing's Ally and Kasey Devoir.

Athens' Mackenzie Hafer and Towanda's Koryn Wickwire and Alaina Wickwire are on the first team along with Tioga's Sam Wood.

Waverly's Sabrina Bowman and Notre Dame's Mackenzie Maloney and Alivia Clark round out the first team.

The second team includes Tioga's Dani Barto and Britter Vergason and Waverly's Kiana Manuel and Steph Bellis.

Athens' Jensen and Christin Dunkling areon the second team with Wellsboro's Brooke Kohler and Cowanesque Valley's Jesse Prutsman.

Williamson's Jamie Cook, Towanda's Emily Gorman, Troy's Kara Schucker and Kelsey Bristol and Wyalusing's Arielle Kneller round out the second team.

Third team picks include Sayre's Kelly Villanti and Kristyn Tappan, Sullivan County's Addie Jordan and Brianna Baumunk and Waverly's Shailei Kraft.

Tioga's Bry Godfrey and Notre Dame's Brooke Smith are on the third team with Canton's Kellsy Ross and Chelsey Heatley.

Liberty's Rachel Strange, Troy's Tiffani Mattocks and Towanda's Makenzie Roof are on the third team along with Athens' Katelyn Serfass and Northeast Bradford's Monica Brown.

Cowanesque Valley's Kayla and Courtney Schauer are on the third team with Wellsboro's Alexa Singer and Jordan Butters, Wyalusing's Emily Faulkner, Towanda's Laci Manning, Liberty's Mariah Berguson and Williamson's Sierra Magnotta.

Gold gloves are given out for the best defensive player at each position and May wins the honor at pitcher, while Ceely gets the honor at shortstop. Barto gets the gold glove at third base and Athens' Rica Dimon gets the award at second base, while Bridgham gets the award at catcher.

The outfield winners are Maddy Johnson, Bristol and Godfrey.

Ingerick heads the all-rookie team, along with Kraft, Notre Dame's Brooke Smith, Brooke Harvey and Ali Raupers and Towanda's Sarah Dawsey.

Wyalusing's Erin Canfield, Athens' Morgan Westbrook and Canton's Maggy Machmer round out the all-rookie squad.


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Brian Fees is the sports editor of the Daily & Sunday Review in Towanda, PA.