LONGVIEW — Justin Northwest senior Brittany Barnhill, Boerne senior Victoria Beltran, Castroville Medina Valley sophomore Crystal Keller, Troy senior Michelle Ege and Bosqueville senior Raygan Feight earned player of the year honors in voting for the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Softball Team for 2007.

Barnhill, the Gatorade state player of the year, was voted the top player in Class 5A. Beltran was the pick in 4A, Keller in 3A, Ege in 2A and Feight in 1A. Feight, a shortstop, was the lone non-pitcher of the group.

Players were nominated by high school head coaches and sports writers from across the state, then were voted upon by the TSWA membership.

Barnhill finished with a 29-3 pitching record and a 0.06 ERA. In 228 innings, the University of Texas signee allowed just 49 hits, struck out 485 and walked 51.

She finished with a state-record 1,747 strikeouts. Barnhill also hit .488 with four home runs, 13 doubles, 36 runs scored, 34 RBI and 23 stolen bases.

Beltran tossed a five-hit, complete game and hit a three-run home run in the state title game to lift Boerne to its first state championship.

For the m,year, she finished with 17 shutouts.

Keller notched both pitching wins at the state tournament, and was 5 for 7 to earn MVP honors. For the year, she was 21-6 with 185 strikeouts and a 0.91 ERA. She also hit .428 with 15 doubles and 37 RBI.

Ege went 29-3 with a 0.90 ERA and 170 strikeouts for state champion Troy. She also hit .480 and drove in 50 runs.

Feight entered the state tournament with a .451 batting average, and in the championship game she hit the first grand slam in tournament history to lead Bosqueville to a 4-1 victory.

She finished the year with 44 RBI, 11 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 28 stolen bases.

Coach of the year honors went to state champions Cindy Mosteller of Garland in Class 5A, Jennifer Fox of Boerne in 4A, Wade Womack of Castroville Medina Valley in 3A, Bobby Cervenka of Troy in 2A and Clint Zander of Bosqueville in 1A.

Garland became the first Class 5A program to repeat as state champions.

Sports Writers Association

2007 All-State Softball Team:


PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Brittany Barnhill, Justin Northwest

COACH OF THE YEAR — Cindy Mosteller, Garland


PITCHER — Brittany Barnhill, Justin Northwest; Rhiannon Kliesing, Pearland; Tomi Garrison, Garland. CATCHER — Kelsea Orsak, Pearland. FIRST BASE — Molly McNeill, A&M Consolidated. SECOND BASE — Whitney Wilson, Garland. THIRD BASE — Brianna Love, Garland. SHORTSTOP — Brittany Arrendondo, Smithson Valley. UTILITY/DP — Kim White, Midland. OUTFIELD — Erikka Murphy, Victoria Memorial; Kasey Henderson, Katy; Melissa Elks, The Woodlands


PITCHER — Brittany Mack, Westwood; Jori Rodgers, Lubbock Coronado; Sarah Odom, Burleson. CATCHER — Amanda Parsons, Lubbock Coronado. FIRST BASE — Amanda Locke, North Mesquite. SECOND BASE — Jessica Savage, Alvin. THIRD BASE — Ashley Mann, Mansfield Summitt. SHORTSTOP — Matte Haack, Katy. UTILITY/DP — Michelle Downing, Clements. OUTFIELD — Samantha Garcia, San Antonio Madison; Vicki Recek, Bryan; Jessica Rocco, Cedar Park


PITCHER — Sydney Willard, Keller; Amber Anderson, Alvin; Jordan Johnston, The Woodlands. CATCHER — Whitney Simpson, Arlington. FIRST BASE —Nicole Zolondek, Clements. SECOND BASE — Jessica Heinlein, Beaumont West Brook. THIRD BASE — Angela Spittler, Bryan. SHORTSTOP — Brooke Foster, Wylie. UTILITY/DP — Ashley Heritage, A&M Consolidated. OUTFIELD — Stephanie Shiflet, Clements; Haylee Staton, Westwood; Alex Survant, Bryan


PITCHER — Kim White, Midland; Katye Hamlin, Bryan; Katie Shumaker, Beaumont Westbrook. CATCHER — Amanda Caldwell, Victoria Memorial; Christin Mickeloro, Longview. FIRST BASE — Dawn Villegas, San Marcos. THIRD BASE — Amanda Anzaldua, Brownsville Hanna; Kristin Kappler, Brazoswood; Nicki Graves, Victoria Memorial. UTILITY/DP — Kristin Lara, Bryan. OUTFIELD — Punky Kirkland, Burleson.


PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Victoria Beltran, Boerne

COACH OF THE YEAR — Jennifer Fox, Boerne


PITCHER — Kristen Adkins, McKinney North; Brysten Luster, Denton Ryan; Victoria Beltran, Boerne. CATCHER — Holley Gentsch, Waco Midway. FIRST BASE — Sherri Polanco, Waxahachie. SECOND BASE — Rebecca Pryor, Waco Midway. THIRD BASE — Emily Johnson, Austin McCallum. SHORTSTOP — Shelby Savony, Kilgore. UTILITY/DP — Lauren Simpson, Waxahachie. OUTFIELD — Nicole Warmke, Brenham; Amanda Baker, Marshall; Loren Phelps, El Paso Chapin


PITCHER — Carlee Winkelmann, Brenham; Kayla Jackson, Hallsville; Whitney Canion, Aledo. CATCHER — Erika VanWinkle, Fort Worth Southwest. FIRST BASE — Misty Cosby, Lindale. SECOND BASE — Kaitlyn Backhaus, Austin McCallum. THIRD BASE — Kelli Ward, Wichita Falls Rider. SHORTSTOP — Kristen Rigsbee, Frisco. UTILITY/DP — Amanda Vanloh, Fort Worth Arlington Heights. OUTFIELD — Kristen Gabel, Port Neches-Groves; Alexa Lyday, Barbers Hill; Stephanie Knote, Fort Worth Southwest


PITCHER — Laura Rawlings, Mount Pleasant; Chandler Hall, Barbers Hill; Lizy Kelly, Waco Midway. CATCHER — Colby Vanham, Uvalde. FIRST BASE — Hannah Schwarz, Tivy. SECOND BASE — Emily Albus, Brenham. THIRD BASE — Jocelyn Roberts, Waxahachie. SHORTSTOP — Jessica Moore, Midlothian. UTILITY/DP — Carmen Gadt, Longview Pine Tree. OUTFIELD - Melissa Schneider, Austin McCallum; Tori Benavidez, Midlothian; Makenzie Robertson, Waco Midway


PITCHER — Constance Brandenburg, Kingsville King; Emily Humpal, Corpus Christi Flour Bluff; Kaci Crawford, Paris North Lamar; Paige Sandahl, FIRST BASE — Shelbey Veselka, Boerne; THIRD BASE — Tayler Trojcak, Nederland; UTILITY/DP — Caley Jeter, Huntsville; OUTFIELD — Whitley Hoppe, Montgomery; Emily Jackson, Alamo Heights.


PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Crystal Keller, Castroville Medina Valley

COACH OF THE YEAR — Wade Womack, Catroville Medina Valley


PITCHER — Crystal Keller, Castroville Medina Valley; Brittney Tanner, Burkburnett; JOrdan Vannatta, West. CATCHER — Courtney Bradshaw, Mineola. FIRST BASE — Jennifer Grant, Palestine Westwood. SECOND BASE — Meagan Weldon, Splendora. THIRD BASE — Lana Santiago, Monahans. SHORTSTOP —Haylee Sykora, West. UTILITY/DP — Heather Adams, Aransas Pass. OUTFIELD — Megan Gonzalez, Sinton; Katie Mills, Huntington; Morgan Spearman, Kennedale


PITCHER — Sarah McCloud, Celina; Katrina Johnson, Levelland; Megan Carmichael, Yoakum. CATCHER — Dina Ortiz, Monahans. FIRST BASE — Kaeli Baker, Longview Spring Hill. SECOND BASE — Jessica Mungia, Raymondville. THIRD BASE — CiaraScholz, Madisonville. SHORTSTOP — Allison Stein, Castroville Medina Valley. UTILITY/DP — Danielle Treadway, Silsbee. OUTFIELD — Randi Smith, Gatesville; Presley Modisette, Huntington; Robin Kovar, La Grange


PITCHER — Becca Hay, Marion; Trish Crocker, Van; Erin Kipp, Bullard. CATCHER — Allison Burton, Bullard. FIRST BASE — (Tie) Kimberley Lee, La Grange and Jamie Durbin, Raymondville. SECOND BASE — Jamie Durbin,

Raymondville. THIRD BASE — Kacee Castillo, Sinton. SHORTSTOP — Kristal Russell, Palestine Westwood. UTILITY/DP — Kelsi Weseman, Hutto. OUTFIELD —Joey Cronin, Celina; Veronica Contreras, Castleberry; Kaitlin Mitchell, Monahans


PITCHER — Carlie Thomas, Huntington; Stephanie Loge, Splendora; Kristina Donica, Lytle; Lacey Middlebrooks, Liberty-Eylau; Magen West, Whitney; Kayla Williams, Longview Spring Hill. CATCHER — Corley Call, Splendora; Shelby Harris, Van. FIRST BASE — Rileigh Barber, Sabine. THIRD BASE — Jessica Forsythe, Carthage; Jordan Roth, Bowie. SHORTSTOP — Caitlyn Ivy, Huntington; Lauren Luetge, Bellville. UTILITY/DP — Leslie Puckett, White Oak. OUTFIELD — Samantha Duran, Ferris; Julie Rodriguez, Sinton; Tiffany Peterson, Carthage.


PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Michelle Ege, Troy

COACH OF THE YEAR — Bobby Cervenka, Troy


PITCHER — Michelle Ege, Troy; Kailey Kubesch, Weimer; Courtney Repka, East Bernard. CATCHER — Brittany Dumas, Crawford. FIRST BASE - Haley Nix, Daingerfield. SECOND BASE — Desi Rauch, Troy. THIRD BASE — Milly Kimball, City View. SHORTSTOP — Lindsey Lacy, Tom Bean. UTILITY/DP — Haleigh Bielstein, Industrial. OUTFIELD — Leslie Fulton, Tom Bean; Gera Lemke, Dublin; Kylee Crawford, Brock


PITCHER — Amber Wilburn, Harmony; Kylie Roos, Aubrey; Lacie Cole, Pattonville Prairiland. CATCHER — Kayla Hughes, Mart. FIRST BASE — Tammy Graves, City View. SECOND BASE — Taelor Wheeler, Grand Saline. THIRD BASE — Brooke Davis, Grand Saline. SHORTSTOP —Montana Hearn, Winnsboro. UTILITY DP — Savannah Spence, Winnsboro. OUTFIELD —Marassia Bible, Clifton; Christina Fiesel, Winnsboro; Kori Kocian, Hallettsville


PITCHER — Heather Newton, Coahoma; Becca Collum, New Boston; Reagan Smith,

Tatum. CATCHER — (Tie) Andrea Garza, Riviera Kaufer and Shelby Shepperd, Troy. FIRST BASE — Baylee Hickey, Elysian Fields. SECOND BASE — Laci Sterling, Coahoma. THIRD BASE — (Tie) Amber Holland, Warren and Audra Phipps, Quitman. SHORTSTOP —McKenzie Sickler, Troy. UTILITY/DP — Joanie Mauerman, Crawford. OUTFIELD — Cassie Kreig, Sonora; Krista Kerby, Coahoma; Taylor Kleine, Clifton


PITCHER — Ky Shindler, Hallettsville; Haleigh Caraway, Cisco; Victoria Mendoza, Rogers; Brooke Boening, Poth; Aracelli Alvarez, Dilley; Megan Mitchell, Tom Bean. FIRST BASE — Ami Martinez, Coahoma; Courtney Laskowski, Poth. THIRD BASE — Kelli Berger, Weimar; Samantha Wasek, East Bernard. SHORTSTOP — Cecilia Reyna, Muleshoe; Renee Martin, Arp; Callie Harrington, Hallettsville; Kelsey Reding, Aubrey. OUTFIELD — Raney Pierce, Harmony; Timishia North, Hallettsville.


PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Raygan Feight, Bosqueville

COACH OF THE YEAR — Clint Zander, Bosqueville


PITCHER — Tiffany Biggs, Petrolia; Ashley Barnes, Bosqueville; Heather Haas, Shiner. CATCHER — Chasity Pryor, Cross Roads. FIRST BASE — Amanda Emfinger, Woodsboro. SECOND BASE — Sierra Repa, Granger. THIRD BASE — Haley Feight, Bosqueville. SHORTSTOP — Raygan Feight, Bosqueville. OUTFIELD — Michelle Miller, Bosqueville; Casey Worthington, Seymour; Lauren Fountaine, Johnson City


PITCHER — Keeli Drake, North Zulch; Jacee Blackard, Seymour; Kelsi Braaton, Iola. CATCHER — Whitnie Rash, Santo. FIRST BASE — Allie Pitts, Axtell. SECOND BASE — Chelsea Bluemel, Woodsboro. THIRD BASE — Megan Nieuwenhuis, Meridian. SHORTSTOP — Paige Michalec, Shiner. OUTFIELD — Brie Gardner, Petrolia; Lauren Webster, Martins Mill; Ieisha Flowers, Shiner


PITCHER — Megan Carter, Woodsboro; Ashley Tarrant, Martins Mill; Brittany Ross, Collinsville. CATCHER — Haley Butler, Martins Mill. FIRST BASE — Taylor Hajek, Shiner. SECOND BASE — Lanna Sheldon, Evant. THIRD BASE — Brittany Harris, Santo. SHORTSTOP — Morgan Calderon, Ralls. OUTFIELD — Leah McWilliams, Marfa; Sagan Huepel, Axtell; Ryan Whitwell, DβHanis


PITCHER — Casey Nance, Evadale. CATCHER — Grace Getman, Bosqueville; Maci Schaeffer, Shiner; Kaitlin McCool, Woodsboro. THIRD BASE — Mika Robert, Saymour; Lora Leos, Marfa. SHORTSTOP — Paige Baker, Seymour. OUTFIELD — Courtney Smith, Dawson.