Story and courtesy of WOAC

(5-20-23) Here is the 2023 Western Ohio Athletic Conference All-League softball selections.

Arcanum coach Mike Morris was named WOAC softball Coach of the Year. He led the girls to an undefeated season at 11-0 in the conference, the won a sectional title before falling to undefeated Carlisle in the District Championship game. They finished with a 21-7 overall record.

Arcanum senior Paige Burrell was the girls softball Player of the Year. She led the league with a .553 batting average with 52 hits, 31 rbi’s, 18 doubles (school record), 1 triple and 1 homerun and scored 32 runs.

Here is the complete list of All-Conference player selections.

First Team
Kinsey Hartzell, Abby Kramer – Ansonia; Paige Burrell, Mackenzie Byrne, Emilie Fout, Kaitlyn Toy – Arcanum; Izzy Hamilton, Shayleigh Swick – Bradford; Jocelyn Gray – Franklin Monroe; Kenzea Townsend – Mississinawa Valley; Jaleah Coffey – National Trail; Cori Haines – Newton, Roni Dearth – Preble Shawnee; Gracie Hemp – Tri-County North; Kiersten Wilcox – Tri-Village

Second Team
Maddie Buckingham, Bailey Schmit – Ansonia; Mollie Ericksen – Arcanum; Alani Canan – Bradford; Beth Himan – Dixie; Layne Ressler – Franklin Monroe; Madie Harrison – National Trail; Sienna Montgomery – Newton; Hailey Jenkins – Preble Shawnee; Kora Lykins, Hannah Webster – Tri-County North; Ashlyn Burk, Hailey Burk, Elizabeth Poling – Tri-Village; Makenzie Wise – Twin Valley South

Special Mention
Brenna Schmit – Ansonia; Hannah Kendig – Arcanum; Nevaeh Jones – Bradford; Madison Henninger – Franklin Monroe; Jocelyn Hoggatt – Mississinawa Valley; Haley Davidson – National Trail; Layla VanCulin – Newton; Bethany Deaton – Preble Shawnee; Nicole Lefeld – Tri-County North; Lauren Porter – Tri-Village; Abby Crouse – Twin Valley South