2014 NWC Softball All-League Teams

softball_150In voting by Northwest Conference softball coaches for the 2014 baseball season. senior Kirstin Hicks, a pitcher/first/third baseman from Crestview was named Player of the Year after being runner-up for that honor during the 2013 season. In a close vote, Helm edged out junior Hope Schroeder of Columbus Grove by 3 points with senior Erin Conkle of Allen East finishing another 4 points back.

Crestview coach Carl Etzler tallied 20 points to be named Coach of the Year at the all-conference selection meeting Monday evening in Delphos. Etzler led the Knights to an 8-0 record and a Northwest Conference championship. The coaches of the co-runnerup teams, Travis Gallmeier (Columbus Grove) and Tony Rumer (Bluffton) finished second and third respectively in the balloting.

Kirstin Hicks batted .475 with 6 home runs and 42 RBI’s for in leading the Knights to an undefeated league championship. Hicks also posted a 9-4 record as a pitcher.

First Team
Kirstin Hicks – Crestview – Senior
Hope Schroeder – Columbus Grove – Junior
Erin Conkle – Allen East – Senior
Tori Johnston – Spencerville – Senior
Ashley McClure – Lincolnview – Senior
Maddie Willis – Bluffton – Junior
Haleigh Mull – Spencerville – Senior
Lauren Schmid – Crestview – Junior
Audrey Rodriguez – Allen East – Junior
Katie Roose – Columbus Grove – Senior

Second Team
Sami Fruchey – Bluffton – Sophomore
Aubren Davis – Allen East – Senior
Morgan Riley – Paulding – Junior
Macey Ashbaugh – Lincolnview – Senior
Mackayla Wilson – Bluffton – Junior
Ashley Sumner – Ada – Sophomore
Terra Crowle – Crestview – Junior
Hannah Sensibaugh – Delphos Jefferson – Senior
Brady Guest – Crestview – Sophomore
Julia Thatcher – Lincolnview – Junior

Honorable Mention
Lauren Parkins – Bluffton – Junior
Mackenzie Ringwald – Crestview – Junior
Micah Stechschulte – Columbus Grove – Senior
Jerika Bland – Paulding – Senior
Brooke Hoffman – Columbus Grove – Sophomore
Alexis Gonzaga – Ada – Senior
Sierra Sizemore – Allen East – Senior
Ashley Windle – Ada – Senior
Caitlyn Propst – Spencerville – Sophomore
Mackenzie Riggenbach – Crestview – Junior
Deanna Kleman – Columbus Grove – Senior
Alex Shumate – Spencerville – Sophomore
Taylor Monday – Bluffton – Sophomore
Claire Thompson – Delphos Jefferson – Sophomore
Taylor Lloyd – Allen East – Junior
Shayla Rice – Delphos Jefferson – Junior