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Coaches All-WNY softball first team fast facts

Pos. Name School Yr. Fast fact

P Laura Kratzke Alden 12 Repeat first-team selection finishes her career with 41 wins, 510 strikeouts and a program-record .774 win percentage.

P Hannah Cybart Fredonia 11 Three-year starter has a 28-2 career record, including 18-2 last spring in helping Hillbillies reach Class B-2 final.

P Anilese Kelly West Seneca East 10 Third-year starter dominated in the circle and at the plate in helping Trojans capture the Section VI Class A title.

P Rachel Perelstein Nardin 11 Third-year starter struck out 56 in 38 innings to help Gators win Monsignor Martin title and reach state Catholic final.

P Karsen Cotton Depew 11 Finished 18-4 with 0.73 ERA and allowed earned runs in just two of Wildcats’ six playoff games. Also hit .400.

C Abby Stone Akron 10 Repeat first-team selection and fourth-year starter hit .567 and drove in an impressive 51 runs in 19 games.

C Jenna Rhue Lewiston-Porter 10 In addition to finishing with a fielding percentage of 1.000, NFL Player of the Year hit .600 with 33 RBIs.

C Heather Haberman Hamburg 11 Strong-armed receiver led the Bulldogs in home runs (six), drove in 24 runs and finished with a .466 batting average.

C Shannon Gilbert Sacred Heart 12 Capped scholastic career by helping Sharks reach MMA. She hit .550, compiling a .595 on-base percentage.

INF Abby Nicometi Depew 12 Clutch-hitting 1B/2B at her best during Wildcats’ run to state final four, including walk-off RBI double in B-1 final.

INF Madison Stewart Orchard Park 10 First-year starter played like a seasoned veteran in helping OP make its second straight state Class AA final appearance.

INF Madison Klidonas Niagara Wheatfield 11 Three-year starter hit .460 with 22 RBIs; finished with .941 fielding percentage while seeing time at three positions.

INF Kara Paradowski Lancaster 11 Prep Talk Player of the Year and Canisius verbal commit led Legends in hits (33), runs (26) and stolen bases (eight).

INF Christy Mack Williamsville East 9 Third-year veteran hit .452 with runners in scoring position, .426 overall, and struck out just seven times all season.