Twenty Area Players Voted To TSWA All-State Softball Teams

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Twenty area players have been voted to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State softball teams.

Making the team in Division II were Baylor's Haley Andrus, Noelle Winkles, Precious Birdson, Lauren Lewis and Kayla Hughes and GPS' Kelby Crownover, Bailey Davenport and Madi Stanley.

Earning spots on the Class A team were Brianna Taylor and Kiara Suttles from Arts & Sciences, Boyd'Buchanan's Halle Williams, Whitwell's Alyssa Coppinger and Silverdale's Allison Meadows.

On the Class AA team were Polk County's Aubrie Bowman and Sequatchie County's Katelynne Cheatham.

Making the Class AAA team were East Hamilton's Kelsey Payne, Walker Valley's Hallie Davis, Soddy-Daisy's Haley Reynolds and Ooltewah's Allie Jones and Ashunti Cooper.

TSWA All-State Softball teams

TSWA Division II All-State Softball Team

Infielder

Chelsey Smith, Pope John Paul II

Ally McDonald, Pope John Paul II

Haley Hall, University School Jackson

Anna Rice, University School Jackson

Tana Whited, Friendship Christian

Haley Andrus, Baylor

Kelby Crownover, GPS

Outfield

Kelsi Dickey, Friendship Christian

Lizzie Ryan, St. Benedict

Paige Murin, St. Benedict

Taylor Beasley, Tipton-Rosemark

Noelle Winkles, Baylor

Precious Birdsong, Baylor

Lauren Lewis, Baylor

Bailey Davenport, GPS

Pitcher

Ally McFarland, University School Jackson

Ashton Needham, Tipton-Rosemark        

Madi Stanley, GPS

Kayla Hughes, Baylor

 

TSWA All-State

 Softball teams

Class A

 

Pitchers

 

Cori Jennings, Gordonsville

Courtney Jones, Oliver Springs

Gretchen Greer, Collinwood

Brooke Baucum, McKenzie

Brianna Taylor, Arts & Science

 

Abigail Lockhart, Dresden

Catcher

Kiara Suttles, Arts & Science

 

Infielders

 

Caitlyn Carter, Columbia Academy

 

Emily Griffith, Oliver Springs

 

Ashley Farmer, Collinwood

 

Cariona Hassell, Goodpasture

Halle Williams, Boyd-Buchanan

 

 

Bethany Hunt, Grace Christian

Alyssa Coppinger, Whitwell

Katie Warrick, Forrest

Outfielders

 

Lauren Jones, Riverside

 

Rachel Griffith, Oliver Springs

 

Jordan Brown, Columbia Academy

Allison Meadows, Silverdale Baptist Academy

 

Gabby Morris, Adamsville

 

Utility

 

Kallie Sohm, Midway

 

Lexie Norfleet, Houston County

Ashton Edwards, Richland

 

Class AA

 

Pitchers

 

Kaytlin Collins, Greenbrier

Allison Zimmerman, CAK

 

Nicole Blackburn, Carter

Paige Jones, Dyersburg 

 

Jordan Fortel, Greenville

 

Infielders

 

C.J. McClain, Stratford

 

Danielle Tyson, DeKalb County

 

Ashton Watkins, Marshall County

Ashley Brown, Bledsoe County

Hannah Devault, CAK

Alaina Moore, Lexington

 

Aubrie Bowman, Polk County

 

Outfielders

 

Mackenzie Jackson, Catholic

 

Shannon Plese, CAK

 

Elantra Cox, Chester County

 

Kellie Brooke Hayes, Lexington

 

Catchers

 

Savannah Fuston, White House

Katelynne Cheatham, Sequatchie County

Emily Bennett, Dyersburg

Andi Smith, Union County

 

Utility

 

Aly Walker, South Gibson

 

 

TSWA Class AAA

All-State Softball Team

Catcher

Haley Bearden Clarksville High

Jennifer Houser William Blount

Libby Sugg Franklin

Morgan Harris, Cookeville

Mary Collins Houston

Infield

Alaeni Ray Bearden

Haley Barnette Ravenwood

Heather Norris Clarksville

Jodie Duncan Munford

Kelsey Payne, East Hamilton

Kaitlyn Trent Gibbs

Lauren Irwin Seymour

Hallie Davis, Walker Valley

Haley Reynolds, Soddy Daisy

Abby Sargent, Oakland

Savannah Lee, Oakland

Outfield

Alicia Veltri Northeast

Ashton Stowe Mt Juliet

Allie Jones, Ooltewah

Ashunti Cooper, Ooltewah

Courtney Styles Knox Central

Faith Lowry Gibbs

Sheridan Allen Beech

Pitcher

Morgan Marshall Volunteer

Kaleigh WynneHardin Valley

Maddie Ogle Maryville

Savannah Sanders Mt. Juliet

Brooklin Lee Dickson County

Lacie Rinus, Oakland

Makenzie Price, Smyrna

Utility

Abby Hicks Gibbs

Bayleigh Wisher Collierville

Kelsey Gross Collierville


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