The Tennessee Sports Writers Association released its all-state softball teams on Friday morning and 10 athletes in The Jackson Sun’s coverage area were honored.
University School of Jackson led with the most individuals honored with three on the Division II-A team. Juniors Ally McFarland (pitcher), Addison Dunn (outfielder) and Anna Pearson (second base) were all placed on the team.
McFarland went 22-5 this season with 155 strikeouts and a 1.77 ERA. Dunn batted .532 with 27 stolen bases, 28 RBI and five triples. Pearson batted. 489 with 18 RBI and five doubles.
Four area athletes were honored on the Class AA list, and all four athletes helped lead their teams to the state tournament this season.
Class AA runner-up Lexington had two honorees with sophomore Samantha McDaniel (first base) and freshman Kaitlyn Kelley (second base).
McDaniel, The Jackson Sun’s 2015 Softball Player of the Year, batted .490 this season with 22 doubles and 14 home runs along with 45 runs scored. Kelley batted .477 with 19 home runs, 15 doubles and 78 RBI.
South Gibson also had two players honored in juniors Aly Walker (centerfield) and Kaitlyn Martin (pitcher).
Walker, The Jackson Sun’s 2015 Softball Hitter of the Year, batted .517 with 10 doubles, three triples and eight home runs to go along with 26 RBI and 39 runs scored. Martin was 16-8 with 174 strikeouts and a 2.84 ERA, while batting .444 with 27 RBI and 37 runs scored.
The final three players honored came from Class A, and all three played on different teams.
Junior Gabby Morris (pitcher/centerfield) helped lead Adamsville to the top four in Class A to head the list.
Morris, The Jackson Sun’s 2015 Softball Pitcher of the Year, went 12-6 this season with 222 strikeouts and a 1.48 ERA. She also batted .474 with 18 doubles, 22 RBI and 27 runs scored.
Gibson County junior Chay Poynor (catcher) and Huntingdon sophomore Cheyenne Childress (third base) were also honored.
Poynor batted .519 this season with 25 RBI, 10 doubles and four home runs. Childress batted .527 with 15 doubles, 30 RBI and 40 runs scored.
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Katie Warrick, Forrest, senior 3B/P
Kiyoko Puca, Forrest, senior CF
Briar Mays, Forrest, senior LF
Samantha King, Forrest, sophomore 1B
Lainey Mays, Forrest, sophomore SS
Jessica Webb, Grace Christian, senior P
Bethany Hunt, Grace Christian, senior
Courtney Jones, Oliver Springs, senior P
Robin Ann Hoard, Gordonsville, junior 3B
Kaylyn Graham, Nashville Christian, senior 3B
McKenna Morgan, Sale Creek, junior P
Cheyenne Childress, Huntingdon, sophomore 3B
Diana Ratcliffe, Coalfield, junior P/IF
Ivey Westbrook, Union City, pitcher
Aalia Bivens, South Fulton, IF
Gabby Morris, Adamsville, junior P/CF
Chay Poynor, Gibson County, junior C
Madelyn Dycus, Goodpasture, so. SS
Jordan Fortel, Greeneville, senior P
Nadalynn Sauceman, Greeneville, senior C
Samantha McDaniel, Lexington, sophomore 1B
Kaitlyn Kelley, Lexington, freshman 2B
Tiffany Laughren, Unicoi, senior P
Hannah DeVault, CAK, junior IF
Allison Zimmerman, CAK, sophomore P
Beth Reece, Happy Valley, sophomore C
Dani Meadows, DeKalb Co., jr. C
Briana Muller, Polk County, senior 2B/SS/P
Aly Walker, South Gibson, junior CF
Kaitlyn Martin, South Gibson, junior P
Sara Hooten, Camden, senior P
Caitlyn Turner, Greenbrier, so. SS
Madison Caldwell, Dyersburg, SS/P
Neely Glenn, Covington, junior SS/OF
Bailey Kimball, Carter, senior 3B
Kaili Crawley, Chattanooga Central, freshman C
Morgan Powell, Wilson Central, senior P
Katie Eakes, Wilson Central, junior 1B
Savannah Sanders, Mt. Juliet, senior P
Morgan Marshall, Volunteer, junior P
Sarah Higgins, Riverdale, senior 3B
Ashley Scott, Dickson Co., junior, IF
Brooklin Lee, Dickson Co., junior, P
Jordan Spicer, Beech, senior 1B
Veronica Westfall, Siegel, junior P
Libby Sugg, Franklin, senior C
Haley Bearden, Clarksville, senior C
Briana Jones, Coffee Co., senior P
Jenna Cotter, Houston, senior P
Bayleigh Wisher, Collierville, senior P/1B
Caylan Arnold, Maryville, junior P
Katie Corum, Halls, senior IF
Dana Steinbacher, Bearden, senior P
Kaleigh Wynne, Hardin Valley, junior P
Hallie Davis, Walker Valley, senior SS
Heidi Smith, Cookeville, junior SS/3B
Gracie Osbron, Henry Co., P/IF
Seeley Layne, Brighton, junior P/OF
Kayla Bosman, Ooltewah
Alli Fulcher, Sr., SS, Station Camp
Lexee Lamoree, Farragut sophomore catcher
Tana Whited, Friendship Christian, senior SS
Courtney Miles, Friendship Christian, junior C
Courtney Petty, Friendship Christian, junior P
Brittany Edmondson, Ezell-Harding, senior OF
Haven Taylor, King’s Academy, junior P
Taylor Weekly, King’s Academy, sophomore 3B/IF
Regan Weekly, King’s Academy, 8th 2B/INF
Rachel Whitley, Tipton-Rosemark, freshman P
Ally McFarland, USJ, junior P
Addison Dunn, USJ, junior OF
Anna Pearson, USJ, junior 2B
Rebekah Moffatt, Fayette Academy, senior
Savannah Lewis, Pope John Paul II, junior C
Alexis Williams, Pope John Paul II, sophomore SS
Caitlyn Brinkley, Pope John Paul II, freshman OF
Lizzie Ryan, St. Benedict, senior OF
Kendal Pearson, St. Benedict, senior P
Alexis Bonanno, Briarcrest, senior P/1B
Lauren Lewis, Baylor, senior DH
Cheyenne Lindsey, Baylor, freshman IF
Kayla Hughes, Baylor, junior P