Selover and Vansice headline Baxter softball on all-conference team – Newton Daily News
Baxter junior Mandee Selover finished in the top 10 in nine statistical categories last summer and senior Lilie Vansice was among the conference leaders in runs scored and RBIs.
Both Bolts earned first-team honors in the Iowa Star Conference South Division.
Seniors Kinley Bethards and Ally Padget and sophomore Lydia Pierce were all second-team selections and senior Allison Colyn earned honorable mention.
All conference honors are based solely on conference game statistics.
Selover ranked sixth in the conference with a .429 batting average and fifth with a .690 batting percentage. She had a .455 on-base percentage and ranked first with four triples, second with 14 RBIs, and third with 18 hits, 29 total bases, and 12 interceptions.
Selover was also tied for fifth with 14 points, tied for sixth with three doubles and walked twice. His fielding percentage was 0.785.
Vansice’s first-team honor came in the outfield. She batted .190, had an OBP of .244, and her slugging percentage was .190. She finished tied for third in the conference with 15 runs, ranked tied for fifth with 11 RBIs and tied for fourth with 10 steals.
Vansice finished with eight hits, three walks and eight total bases and his faceoff percentage was .719.
Bethards was a second-team pitcher. She finished with an ERA of 5.16 and a WHIP of 2.39. She struck out 18, walked 25 and hit four batters in 39 1/3 innings. Opponents hit .329 against her, which ranked fourth in the conference.
His 18 strikeouts ranked sixth and 39 1/3 innings was fifth.
Padget batted .265, hit base 34.2 percent of the time, and his slugging percentage was .324.
She tied for eighth with 10 RBIs and two doubles and finished with eight runs, nine hits, three walks, 11 total bases and four steals. His fielding percentage was 0.938.
Pierce was a second-team infielder after ranking fifth in the league with a .452 batting average. She also ranked sixth with an OBP of .500 and third with a hitting percentage of .742.
Pierce is tied for third in the league with 15 runs and four doubles, ranked fourth with 23 total goals and tied for seventh with 14 hits. Her eight interceptions tied for eighth and she finished with one home run, six RBIs and three walks. Pierce’s fielding percentage was 0.658.
Colyn hit .219, had an OBP of .342, and his slugging percentage was .438. She is tied for third in the league with four doubles, tied for sixth with two hits per pitch and 10th with nine RBIs.
Colyn finished with 14 total goals, eight runs, seven hits, one home run and four walks. His fielding percentage was 0.783.
Iowa All-Star Conference
Overall team conference
Collins-Maxwell 12-0 23-3
GMG 7-5 7-13
Baxter 5-8 5-19
Colo-NESCO 4-9 8-21
North Tama 2-11 2-18
Player of the Year
Alexis Houge, Sr., Collins-Maxwell
Coach of the year
Troy Houge, Collins-Maxwell
Launcher “Erica Houge, so. Collins-Maxwell.
Seeker — Marissa Boege, Jr., Collins-Maxwell.
Infielder – Mandee Selover, Jr., Baxter; Alexis Houge, Sr., Collins-Maxwell; Kenzi Wierson, Sr., Collins-Maxwell; Callie Kohlwes, Jr., Colo-NESCO.
outfielder — Lilie Vansice, Sr., Baxter; Avery Fricke, Sr., Collins-Maxwell; Maecyn Lewis, So., GMG.
Utility — Adelyn Sienknecht, so., GMG; Abigail Hostetler, Jr., Colo-NESCO.
Launcher — Kinley Bethards, Sr., Baxter.
Seeker — Ally Padget, Sr., Baxter.
Infielder “Lydia Pierce, so., Baxter; Kinsley Even, so., North Tama; Izabell Voelker, sr., Colo-NESCO; Kennedy Sederburg, Sr., GMG.
outfielder – Larissa Morrison, N/A, North Tama; Cypress Erickson, 8th, Collins-Maxwell; Jenna Hill, sr., Colo-NESCO.
Allison Colyn, sr., Baxter; Vivian Kahler, So., Collins-Maxwell; Molly Angell, Fr., Colo-NESCO; Jenna Yilek, sr., GMG; Lydia Taylor, So., North Tama.