Six locals tabbed to LSCA Class 3A All-State Team
CROWLEY – The 2014 softball season may be well in the books but the accolades continue to roll in for six Acadia Parish standouts.
Notre Dame landed four players on the Louisiana Softball Coaches Association Class 3A All-State team while Iota and Church Point each locked down one spot.
Notre Dame’s Mollie Stelly was tabbed as one of six pitchers to make the team while teammates Taylor Satchell and Alli Daigle each earned spots on the infield. Elise LeBeouf, the District 6-3A MVP, nailed down one of four spots in the outfield.
Stelly, the Lady Pios’ workhorse for most of the season, compiled a 15-3 record and finished her senior season with an earned run average of 2.78. The Baton Rouge Community College signee struck out 133 batters in 118 1/3 innings.
Stelly also contributed to the Pios offensively, hitting .354 on the year with four doubles, two triples and 15 RBI.
Satchell, a junior shortstop, hit .462 for the Lady Pios from the cleanup spot. The LSU commitment led her squad with a 1.011 slugging percentage and also had 10 doubles, eight triples and eight home runs while driving in 46 runs. She struck out just eight times in 99 plate appearances.
Daigle, a senior second baseman, hit .447 from the two-hole in the lineup. The LSU-Eunice signee racked up 11 doubles, four triples and three home runs. She also collected 24 RBI while scoring 38 runs.
LeBeouf, a University of Houston commitment, hit for a team-leading .532 average from the leadoff spot in the Lady Pios’ lineup. The junior outfielder had an on base percentage of .622, which also led the team. She recorded nine doubles, nine triples, two home runs and 16 RBI while also scoring 41 runs.
Iota’s Abigail Leonards made the team as a utility player while Church Point’s Morgan Daigle made it in the infield.
Leonards, a senior pitcher, finished up with an overall record of 23-5. She gave up just 15 earned runs in 10 district games struck out 75 in 67 innings en route to a 1.56 ERA.
The Spring Hill College signee was just as effective at the plate where she hit .318 on the season. In district play, she hit for a .257 clip with three doubles and 13 RBI to help lead the Lady Dogs to a runnersup finish in District 4-3A.
Daigle, a senior shortstop, hit .540 on the season in helping lead the Lady Bears to the second round of the playoffs.
Also making the team at pitcher are Kaplan’s Abby Trahan, Evangel’s Caroline Sanchez, Jena’s Darian Thacker and John Curtis’ Katie Brignac.
St. Charles’ Destiny Wesley, St. Louis’ Morgan Rosteet, Buckeye’s Shae Schrenchkgost and E.D. White’s Sydney Falcon were the team’s four catchers selected.
Infielders include Kaplan’s Caroline Touchet, St. Charles’ Emile Triche and Kaplan’s Olivia Garbor.
The rest of the outfield consists of Brusly’s Carlie Comeaux, North Vermilion’s Elise Vincent and Berwick’s Shannon Theriot.
Other utility players making the team are Jena’s Braegan Burlew, North Vermilion’s Brooke Dupuy, Hannah Vidallier and Maranda Martin, Brusly’s Carli Jo LeBlanc and Maddie Laprarie, Parkview’s Nicky Dawson, Buckeye’s Paris Hernandez and Patterson’s Rachel Easley.
The Coach of the Year honor went to St. Louis’ Jessica Provost.