2016 NWC Softball All-League Teams

softball_150In voting by Northwest Conference softball coaches for the 2016 softball season. senior Jada Preston, a pitcher from Crestview was named Player of the Year.   Columbus Grove senior Brooke Hoffman finished second in the balloting with Spencerville sophomore Kara May finishing third.

Preston finished the season with a record of 17 wins vs only 3 losses for the Knights.  In 117 innings of pitching she struck out 116 batters and compiled an ERA of 1.496 for the season.

Crestview’s 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 league record (22-4 overall) and the school’s 19th league championship in softball.  Travis Gallmeier of  co-runnerup Columbus Grove finished second in the balloting.

First Team
Jada Preston – Crestview – Senior
Brooke Hoffman – Columbus Grove – Senior
Kara May – Spencerville – Sophomore
Teyah Sautter – Ada – Sophomore
Kelsey Beck – Paulding – Senior
Kyrah Yinger – Columbus Grove – Senior
Brady Guest – Crestview – Senior
Kylie Wyss – Allen East – Senior
Sami Fruchey – Bluffton – Senior
Tianna Rager – Crestview – Senior
Audrey Manz – Paulding – Sophomore

Second Team
Macala Ashbaugh – Lincolnview – Junior
Grace Schroeder – Columbus Grove – Junior
Cora Millay – Crestview – Junior
Taylor Monday – Bluffton – Senior
Bailey Swartz – Spencerville – Sophomore
Alexis McCluer – Allen East – Senior
Kaiti Newland – Ada – Sophomore
Olivia Alexander – Ada – Sophomore
Alena Looser – Lincolnview – Sophomore
Claire Thompson – Delphos Jefferson – Senior

Honorable Mention
Averey Rumer – Bluffton – Freshman
Haylee Dominique – Paulding – Freshman
Abbie Parkins – Bluffton – Junior
Kristen Etzler – Crestview – Junior
Sydney Newland – Ada – Sophomore
Julie Mulholland – Spencerville – Sophomore
Ariana Schmiedebusch – Allen East – Senior
McKenzie Bame – Columbus Grove – Senior
Kristen Schilt – Paulding – Senior
Riley Newland – Allen East – Sophomore
Syd Bowen – Crestview – Junior
Destiny Price – Spencerville – Junior
Katie Prater – Bluffton – Freshman
Jenna Henline – Spencerville – Sophomore
Lakin Brant – Lincolnview – Freshman
Alex Shumate – Spencerville – Senior
Kaylin Hartsock – Delphos Jefferson – Junior
Madisyn Gossard – Ada – Sophomore
Kendra Johnston – Spencerville – Sophomore