Player of the Year

Cindy Soto

Osbourn Park, Soph.

Struck out 168 batters in 132 innings with a 0.08 ERA.

Batted .332 with 12 RBI.

Led Yellow Jackets to second-place Cardinal District regular season finish.

Coach of the Year

Melissa Pitts

Manassas Park

Guided team with three sophomores and three freshmen in starting lineup to 19-2 record and Bull Run District title.

Cougars advanced to Region B playoffs for first time since 1994.

First Team

Pos.

Name

School

Year

Data

P

Jennifer Steele

Manassas Park

Sophomore

Fanned 204 batters, posted 0.40 ERA and fired five no-hitters, including two perfect games. Bull Run District player of the year.

C

Payton Nash

Gar-Field

Senior

Radford-bound backstop had 16 RBI and just three errors and one passed ball in 151 innings.

1B

Becky Campbell

Brooke Point

Junior

Her slick glovework helped the Black-Hawks reach the region playoffs.

2B

Becca Spelman

Osbourn

Junior

Reliable fielder led the Eagles in putouts and batted .358.

SS

Bethany Piazza

Woodbridge

Senior

Mount Olive (N.C.) College signee notched .950 fielding percentage and hit .317 with 16 RBI and 16 runs.

3B

Martina Millberry

Stonewall Jackson

Sophomore

Dependable infielder helped boost Raiders to surprising 14-6 record.

OF

Kelly Brown

Gar-Field

Freshman

Collected 41 hits for .436 average with 25 runs and 16 steals and went 9-4 pitching.

OF

Katie Fricke

Gar-Field

Junior

Batted .337 with 13 stolen bases and 23 RBI for region semifinalists.

OF

Kelly Butcher

Woodbridge

Junior

Center fielder bolstered Viking defense with several impressive catches.

DH

Elizabeth Fuller

Osbourn

Sophomore

Batted .439 and struck out 183 hitters in 148 innings.

UTIL

Chris Batson

Osbourn Park

Junior

Shortstop hit .413 with 18 RBI and committed just one error.

Honorable Mention

Michelle Barnes, Brooke Point; Teresa Brewer, Potomac; Erin Clark, Brentsville; Jen Clawson, Hylton; Jessica Constantine, Brooke Point; Betsy Decatur, Stafford; Melissa DelSignore, Osbourn Park; Erica Eberwein, Woodbridge; Julie Englehart, Brentsville; Bevin Gekosky, Woodbridge; Megan Hanson, Stafford; Missy Hartman, Manassas Park; Sara Hatcher, Stafford; Stephanie Helfrich, Osbourn; Elena Jones, Seton; Vanessa Massie, Gar-Field; Shannon Short, Stonewall Jackson; Erin Stone, Stonewall Jackson; Mandy Teets, Osbourn Park; Tee Walker, Gar-Field; Maryanne Wampler, Manassas Park; Bre Weisenburger, Potomac.

CAPTION: Members of the All-Extra softball team, front row, from left, Becca Spelman, Osbourn; Bethany Piazza, Woodbridge; Chris Batson, Osbourn Park; Katie Fricke, Gar-Field; Elizabeth Fuller, Osbourn; and Becky Campbell, Brooke Point; back row, from left, Kelly Brown, Gar-Field; Kelly Butcher, Woodbridge; Cindy Soto, Osbourn Park; Coach Melissa Pitts, Manassas Park; Martina Millberry, Stonewall Jackson; Jennifer Steele, Manassas Park; and Payton Nash, Gar-Field.