AUSTIN — Three Van players earned spots on the 2014 UIL Softball State All-Tournament Team, the Texas Girls Coaches Association announced.
Lady Vandals on the squad are junior outfielder Hallee Carter, junior outfielder Jordain Castillo and junior utility player Kylee Moore.
Van defeated Snyder, 15-13, in a semifinal game on Thursday and fell to La Grange, 7-3, in the championship game on Saturday. Both games were played at Red & Charline McCombs Field on the campus of The University of Texas.
Kristy Bertsch, a junior third baseman from La Grange, was voted Most Valuable Player of the championship game. Other Lady Leopards on the all-tournament team are sophomore pitcher Marissa Zoach (31-0), freshman catcher Hatti Moore, senior shortstop Alyssa Angel and sophomore outfielder Blake-Ann Fritsch.
Two Snyder players were on the squad – junior first baseman Naudia Gonzales and junior second baseman Priscilla Guzman.
Harleton had four players on the Class 1A all-tournament team — junior first baseman Ali Modisette, junior second baseman Taylor Pyland, freshman outfielder Avery Underwood and senior utility player Baylee Cochran.
Weimar edged Harleton 4-3 in the Class 1A state softball championship on Thursday.
2014 UIL Softball State All-Tournament Teams
(As selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association)
PitcherKendall Marak*Sr. Weimar
3BBailey CernosekJr. Weimar
3BKelbi FortenberrySo. East Bernard
OFAngelica LopezSr.East Bernard
OFHaley ClarkSo.East Bernard
UtilitySamantha ShowJr.East Bernard
PitcherMarissa ZochSo.La Grange
CatcherHatti MooreFr.La Grange
3BKristy Bertsch*Jr.La Grange
SSAlyssa AngelSr.La Grange
OFBlake-Ann FritschSo.La Grange
UtilityMichaela CochranSo. Ennis
PitcherPayton McBride*So. Deer Park
CatcherKelcy LeachFr.The Woodlands
1BCaitlin PlocheckSr.Deer Park
2BTyler GalenaJr.Deer Park
3BRhonda JarvisJr.Deer Park
SSAubrey LeachJr.The Woodlands
OFHaley HarrisonSr.Deer Park
OFDevann HebertSr.Deer Park
OFBrittany MannSr.The Woodlands
UtilitySidney SalmansSr.The Woodlands
* Denotes Championship Game MVP