High School Sports

10 Centre County softball players make all-state team

A total of 10 Centre County softball players earned a spot on the Pennsylvania All-State Softball team, announced Tuesday.

In Class AA, Philipsburg-Osceola had two players named to the first-team, Kam Harris and Haylee Hayward.

Harris, a freshman pitcher, went 16-1 with a 1.51 ERA, 106 strikeouts and 11 complete games in the circle. She also contributed 30 hits and 25 RBIs at the plate.

Hayward, a senior, had a .501 batting average with 38 hits, 18 extra-base hits and 10 stolen bases.

The Lady Mounties, who reached the PIAA quarterfinals this season, also had three players — Kylie Thal (catcher), Maggie Peck (first base) and Chelsey Henry (outfield) — recognized in the honorable mention section.

In Class AAA, Bellefonte, a team that also reached its PIAA quarterfinals, had three in the honorable mention section: Tara Baney, Rianna Trexler and Alexis Wetzler.

Baney, a junior pitcher, was 13-5 this season with a 2.11 ERA and 141 strikeouts. At the plate, she had seven home runs and 17 RBIs.

Trexler and Wetzler linked up at second base and shortstop, respectively. Trexler had a .323 batting average and scored 10 runs, while Wetzler had a .338 average and scored 22 runs.

In Class AAAA, State College was represented by Alyssa Shedlock and Kayla Hawbaker on the honorable mention list.

Shedlock had 18 runs, 20 hits and a .377 average at second base for the Lady Little Lions, while Hawbaker had 19 runs, 24 hits, a .381 average and nine stolen bases while covering ground in the outfield.

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