The Utah Softball Coaches Association held its annual senior all-star game on Friday afternoon at the Valley Softball Complex. The 3A all-stars came-from-behind to defeat the 2A all-stars 5-4. The smaller schools led 4-0 until the sixth inning, but rallied to earn the win.
The 4A all-stars earned a 7-6 win over the 5A all-stars.
THE 5A SENIOR ALL-STARS WERE: Courtney Jarrell, Davis; Mechel Hunt, Fremont; Haylee Hoch, Fremont; Sheila Adams, Layton; Chelsea Olsen, Northridge; Stacy Graham, Viewmont; Reilee O'Brien, Weber; Collette Crystal, Alta; Katie Kaelin, Skyline; Tia Palauni, Taylorsville; Cyd Allen, Taylorsville; Marqi Gray, Taylorsville; Ashlee Moore, Taylorsville; Shaynie Phillips, Bingham; Kylie Thomas, Bingham; Katie Groves, Bingham; Symbree Minniear, Riverton; Ariel Zimmerman, Lehi; Angie Mikalauski, Pleasant Grove; Talisha North, Copper Hills; Whitney Holm, Spanish Fork.
THE 4A SENIOR ALL-STARS ARE: Kandice Kirkham, Springville; Karlie Mangleson, Payson; Sarah Clark, Springville; Kelle Chalk, Springville; Lauren Folta, Tooele; Brittney Gonzales, Tooele; Kelsey Mendenhall, Tooele; Ashley Parry, Snow Canyon; Kelsie McGregor, Snow Canyon; Kayla Bundy, Pine View; Casey Plowman, Woods Cross; Brandi Lovato, Cyprus; Monica Moffit, Murray; Jocelyn Clark, Murray; Stephanie Gelter, Dixie; Megan Christensen, Dixie; Haley Bradshaw Mt. View; Courtney Andrews, West; Jessie Martin, Bountiful; Kim Weese, Bountiful.
THE 3A SENIOR ALL-STARS ARE: Erica May, North Sanpete; Amanda Poulson, North Sanpete; Kelsey Hodge, Bear River; Shaunee Christensen, Bear River; K. Poll, Morgan; Leslee Lake, Emery; Chelese Skinner, Emery; Stephanie Townsend, Union; Mica Berrett, Union; Jennifer Stanley, Union; Whitney Williams, Carbon; Brie Dimond, Juan Diego; Taylor Anderson, Juan Diego; Kaitlyn Horrocks, Juan Diego; Brook Warren, Cedar; Cheryl Melling, Canyon View.
THE 2A SENIOR ALL-STARS ARE: Danielle Therson, RHSM; Paige Masuda, RHSM; Erin Armentrout, RHSM; Britney Vernon, North Summit; Kelli Stuart, North Summit; Jordan Gurney, Juab; Amy Johnson, Juab; Britan Ashworth, Juab; Janett Starr, Richfield; Samantha Wallin, Enterprise; Shawna Reilley, Duchesne; Amber Tuttle, ALA; Haven Webb, San Juan; Generra Nielson, San Juan; Laikyn Shumway, San Juan; Emily Lopez, Grand; Whitney Saggboy, Grand; Ashley Hunt, Manti; Megan Dowell, South Sevier; Megan Hulet, Parowan.
SOFTBALL SUMMER SEASON BEGINS: Just a day after the state's high school tournaments ended, many teams open summer play at the Ice Breaker in Roy. The Sting, a 16-under team finished 5-1 in that tournament and won the championship 10-9 against the Twisters. The Sting had to score seven runs to earn the come-from-behind victory.
Those on the roster of the Sting are: Jaden Anderson, Davis; Taylor Austin, Bountiful; Kelli Fox, Woods Cross; Morgan Brown, Woods Cross; Jill Esparza, Davis; Dani MacKay, Davis; Jaclyn Mills, Viewmont; McKenzy MacKay, Davis; Megan Peay, Viewmont; Ali Smith, Davis; Taylor Craven, Uintah.TWO MORE PREPS SIGN WITH DIXIE STATE: Baillie Hickens, Lone Peak, and Kylee Higgins, Layton, both signed letters of intent to play softball for Dixie State College. The outfielder and catcher, respectively, will join Tooele pitcher Lauren Folta and her teammate Kelsey Mendenhall on next year's line-up. Spanish Fork infielder and pitcher Whitney Holm also signed last fall with Dixie State.