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2015 All-Western New York softball team

Player School Pos. Yr. Fast facts

Sara Armstrong Wmsvl. East SS 12 Didn’t miss game during four-year career in which she struck out 23 times in 297 plate appearances. Hit .463 as senior.

Maddie Aston Amherst C 12 Five-year varsity player will take her talents to Canisius College. The senior hit .538 with seven triples.

Allison Block Starpoint P 12 Repeat pick helped Spartans reach state semis by hitting .613 with 30 RBIs and going 21-1 with 0.83 ERA, 250 Ks in circle.

Karsen Cotton Depew P 10 Repeat pick, ECIC III Pitcher of Year struck out 174 in 123 innings, hit .414 with 22 RBIs. Verbal commitment to Albany.

Alley Cutting Grand Island P 12 Consummate team player threw 1,143 strikes and 530 balls. Hit .441 and limited foes to .209 average for co-NFL champs.

Maria Gabriele Sacred Heart P 12 Monsignor Martin Pitcher of Year will take talents to Niagara. Struck out 107 in 90 innings. Hit .452 with 31 RBIs.

Olivia Jankowski Lancaster OF 12 Set school record with .638 average. Graduates tied for second in Lancaster history in home runs (8) and RBIs (82).

Rachel Johnson Orchard Park 2B 12 Five-year starter put in the work during and after practice for state champions. Had .964 fielding percentage, hit .481.

Laura Kratzke Alden P 11 Over 350 Ks in three seasons, she carried Alden to state semis. Six game-winning hits, including 3-run homer in B final.

Monica Moses Olean P 12 Repeat pick struck out 218 in 139 innings. Gerry Gentner Tournament MVP also a member of National Honor Society.

Toni Polk Niagara Falls SS 12 Three-time NFL Player of the Year is repeat pick. Future Penn State Nittany Lion hit .532 in fifth and final season.

Abby Stone Akron C 9 Only freshman honored, three-year starter. Opened season with triple off Kratzke. Hit .596 with nine homers, 40 RBIs.

Katie Weimer Orchard Park C 12 The ECIC I Player of the Year will continue her career at UB. Hit .590 with 44 RBIs for state champions.

Jessica Wilcox Pine Valley C 11 Part of an all-sister battery, Wilcox not only called good game but was tough to run against. Hit .539 with 29 RBIs.