By Justin Sokeland
BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence’s Sarah Stone, Annie Waggoner and Braxton McCauley were named to the All-Hoosier Hills Conference First Team by the league coaches.
Stone, a University of Kentucky recruit, hit .540 with 17 home runs and 49 RBIs as the Stars finished 28-5 and earned a share of the league championship.
Waggoner, a sophomore, went 20-2 in the circle with a sparkling 1.78 ERA and 179 strikeouts. She also hit .404 with 8 home runs and 36 RBIs. McCauley, also a sophomore, hit .419 with 6 HRs and 41 RBIs.
The rest of the First Team included Seymour’s Grace Meyer, Alyssa Perry and Kynabee Warner, Floyd Central’s Kendall Brown, Kylie Franks and Macy Wilkens, Columbus East’s Kenzie Foster, Jeffersonville’s Hannah Hackworth, Jennings County’s Tori Lee and Delaynee McCreary, Madison’s Cam Mann, and New Albany’s Reese Raymond.
BNL’s Aliza Jewell was named Honorable Mention. Jewell hit .338 with 3 home runs and went 8-3 in the circle.
BNL coach Brad Gilbert was named co-Coach of the Year with Seymour’s Jerry Burton. Gilbert was also named District 5 Coach of the Year.