Fifteen From Area Chosen All-State In Softball

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - by special report to

Fifteen area players have been chosen to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state softball teams.

Baylor dominated the Division II team with Sara Moore, Cassi Pickett, Haley Andrus, Precious Birdsong, Lauren Lewis and Noelle Winkles making the team. GPS’ Katy Richardson was also selected.

Whitwell’s Alyssa Coppinger and Arts & Sciences’ Kiara Suttles were voted to the Class A team.

In Class AA, making the team were Bledsoe County’s Lydia Ritchie, Central’s Brook Womack and Polk County’s Lydia Triplett, Central’s Hannah Powell and East Hamilton’s Shaliyah Geathers.

Hallie Davis from Walker Valley made the Class AAA team.


TSWA All-State Softball Teams

Division II

P – Christiana Gable, Ezell-Harding; Lauren Riddell, USJ; Hanna Dennis, St. Benedict; Sarah Moore, Baylor


C – Savannah Peek, Davidson Acad.; Cassi Pickett, Baylor; Ally Glover, USJ


INF – Gallen Griffin, Ezell-Harding; Haley Andrus, Baylor; Chelsey Smith, JPII; Amber Johnson, Fayette Acad.; Jasmine Riley, Jackson Christian


OF – Brittany Edmondson, Ezell-Harding; Precious Birdsong, Baylor; Lauren Lewis, Baylor; Noelle Winkles, Baylor; Taylor Williams, JPII


UTIL: Katy Richardson, GPS


Class A


P – Ashton Edwards, Richland; Cori Jennings, Gordonsville; Courtney Jones, Oliver Springs; Brooke Kennedy, Riverside; Saide Hollis, Union City


C – Taylor Parker, Richland; Macy Martin, Oliver Springs; Kiara Suttles, Arts & Sciences,


INF – Merrianne Patterson, Richland; Emily Griffith, Oliver Springs; Diana Ratcliffe, Coalfield; Lauren Hays, Riverside; Jaime Bailey, Huntingdon; Alyssa Coppinger, Whitwell


OF – Kate Black, Grace Christian; Rachel Griffith, Oliver Springs; Haley Harris, Riverside


UTIL: Bethany Hunt, Grace Christian; Abigail Lockhart, Dresden


DH: Abby Sweeney, MTCS


Class AA

P – Mimi Cartwright, Goodpasture; Meagan Prince, Westview; Ashley Byrd, Stewart County; Sammie Jo Ivy, Chester Co; Lydia Ritchie, Bledsoe Co.; Kristen Hull, Upperman


C - Morgan Snow, Kingston; Caitlin Reeves, Lexington; Crystal Bryant, Upperman


INF: Cariona Hassell, Goodpasture; Dani Jefferson, Gibbs; Cheyenne Boles Gibbs; Lydia Triplett, Polk Co.; Alaina Moore, Lexington; Austyn Whaley, Marshall Co.;  Brook Womack     Chattanooga Central;


OF: Faith Lowry, Gibbs; Andi Smith, Union Co. Sydney Spurgeon, Kingston; Elantra Cox, Chester Co.; Shaliyah Geathers, East Hamilton


UTIL: Courtney Miles, Greenbrier; Jessie Sharp, Pigeon Forge; Hannah Powell, Chattanooga Central .


DH: Jordan Fortel, Greeneville; Candace Maness, Lexington


P – Makenzie Prince, Smyrna; Heather Norris, Clarksville; Brooklin Lee, Dickson Co.; Bayleigh Wisher, Collierville; Carly Lewis, Seymour; Maddie Ogle, Maryville

C -  Libby Sugg, Franklin; Morgan Harris, Cookeville; Haley Bearden, Clarksville


INF: Paige Byram, Riverdale; Payton Grove, Dickson Co.; Lauren Stavinoga, Wilson Central; Megan Winningham, Cookeville; Tara Comer, Munford; Tori Etheridge, Farragut; Lauren Irwin, Seymour; Courtney Styles, Knoxville Central; Hallie Davis, Walker Valley; Kristin Hunsicker, Smyrna

OF: Sheridan Allen, Beech; Haley Barnette, Ravenwood; Caylee Porter, Riverdale;


DH: Lauren Woodard, Mt. Juliet; Haley Hilliard, Maryville


UTIL: Katie Terry. Hardin Co.


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