2018 Coaches All-Western New York softball team
Pos. Name, School, Year, fast fact
C Abby Stone, Akron, 12, Future Bonnie and four-time honoree played flawless defense for the second year in a row. Hit .537 with five homers, 27 RBIs.
P Anilese Kelly, West Seneca East, 12, Another repeat selection, Kelly struck out 260 of the 452 batters she faced and tossed two no-hitters. Also hit .403.
P Alyssa Ramarge, Olean, 12, Repeat selection carried Huskies to state Class B final four. Hit .472 with 29 RBIs, while striking out 189 in 129 innings.
2B Rachel Steffan, Williamsville East, 12, Another repeat selection, the Fordham commit hit .385 with 21 runs, 20 RBIs for the Flames.
SS Emilee Hanlon, Dunkirk, 12, CCAA West I Co-Player of the Year finished with 33 runs, 31 hits and 18 RBIs. Heading to Tennessee.
P Jessie DiPasquale, Nardin, 11, Energetic team leader led Gators to the Msgr. Martin title posting ERA of 0.98 with 158 Ks. Batted .543.
2B Miranda Fish, Williamsville North, 12, Led team in homers (5), average (.419), extra-base hits (10) and on-base percentage (.486). Program leader in career walks (42).
3B/P Mackenzie Quider, Niagara Wheatfield, 11, Three-year starter led Falcons in average (.404), RBIs (27), homers (four) and pitching wins (10).
P Riley Crum, Lewiston-Porter, 11, High honor-roll student went 18-1 with 1.61 ERA, 183 strikeouts in 130 innings. She also batted .468.
C Olivia Kincanon, Lancaster, 12, Led Section VI Class AA champions in average (.561), homers (5), RBIs (35) and had 1.06 slugging percentage.
CF Madisyn Pepke, Lancaster, 12, Speedy defender with fielding percentage of 1.000 batted .508 with 19 runs out of lead-off spot.
P Brooke Plonka, Iroquois, 12, Dartmouth-bound pitcher propelled Chiefs to first state final. Posted 1.00 ERA, while fanning 180 in 89.1 innings. Also hit .538.
C Kayla Raymond, Orchard Park, 12, Versatile enough to play outfield and corner infield spots, Niagara-bound talent hit .385 and played error-free baseball for Quakers.
2B Lily Wozniak, Orchard Park, 12, Four-year starter and member of 2015 state-championship squad, hit .509 with 18 RBIs and 18 runs for Quakers.
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