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Lady Lions honored by NWOC

Six St. Helens ball players receive all-league honors
by: John Brewington ALL-LEAGUE SOFTBALL—St. Helens players receiving NWOC all-league notice included (front, from left) Karli Edwards, Myranda Hamilton, Kayla Beeler, (back) Payton Albertson, Courtney Buerke, and Brooke Cathers.

The St. Helens Lady Lions had several players honored in recent all-league balloting.

Myranda Hamilton, a junior, received first team honors in the outfield. Second team honors went to freshman Karli Edwards in the infield, junior Payton Albertson, and senior Courtney Buerke at utility. Brooke Cathers, a sophomore, and Kayla Beeler, a junior, received honorable mention as outfielders.

St. Helens returns all but two players, Buerke and Alyssa Rodriguez, next season.

NWOC Softball

All-Conference

First Team

Outfielders-Nicole Gearhart (W); Megan Sherman (Sa); Heather Meeuwsen (L), Myranda Hamilton (SH). Infielders-Stephanie Meeuwsen (L); Taylor Copher (Sa); Chelsea Spanier (Sa); Jessica Haas (L); Megan Malvick (RP). Pitchers-Beann Morrison (RP); Katie Oglesby (L); Michelle Oenning (Sh). Catchers-Alex Flores (L), Rebekah Degner (Sa). DH-Cheyenne Baker (Sa). Utility-Kaitlin Taylor (M).

Second Team

Outfielders-Jill Smith (RP); Karolyn Mason (L); Krista Panian (Sh); Amy Hagan (Sh). Infielders-Karli Edwards (SH); Kristen Ankeny (RP); Josie Walter (W); Shelby Ratcliffe (Sh); Katie Conroy (W); Jordyn Funk (Sh). Pitchers-Missy Bottinelli (RP); Payton Albertson (SH); Brynn Lio (W). Catchers-Raegan Musselman (Sh); Rebecca Ollison (W). DH-Hannah Herbert (L). Utility-Courtney Buerke (SH).

Honorable Mention

Outfielders-Debin Lingle (Sh); Brooke Cathers (SH); Meghan Leubbert (Sa); Kayla Beeler (SH); Vanessa Ruelas (P). Infielders-Kayleah Starr (W); Chelesea Green (Sa); Andrea Lopez (Sh); Kaleigh Hall (RP). Pitchers-Nicole Buliari (M); Sarah Harms (W).

Key: W=Wilsonville; Sa=Sandy; SH=St. Helens; L=Liberty; M=Milwaukie; RP=Rex Putnam; Sh=Sherwood; P=Parkrose.