Rachel Gamache of Duanesburg, Colonie’s Marisa Sholtes and Kirstyn Alonzo of Mechanicville were among the Section II softball players to earn first team all-state honors.
Gamache helped Duanesburg to another Western Athletic Council championship and a spot in the Class C final.
Sholtes was the top hitter in the Suburban Council as Colonie made the Class AA semifinal; and Alonzo was the No.1 pitcher for a Lady Red Raiders team that reached the state Class B semifinals.
Others earning first-team honors were Troy freshman pitcher Hunter Levesque and Averill Park senior second baseman McKenzie Bump; Watervliet senior shortstop Taylor Daniels, the state Class B Player of the Year; and junior pitcher Molly Bailey and senior third baseman Kaleigh Foran of state Class D champ Fort Ann.
First team — Marisa Sholtes, Colonie, senior, first base; second team — Carrie Maniccia, Bethlehem, senior, shortstop; third team — Samara Perry, Columbia, junior. outfield; fourth team — Nicole McCarvill, Shenendehowa, freshman, outfield; sixth team — Madison Burns, Columbia, eighth grade, pitcher; eighth team — Emma Downing, Bethlehem, senior, utility; Erin Buckley, Shenendehowa, senior, third base.
First team — McKenzie Bump, Averill Park, senior, second base; Hunter Levesque, Troy, freshman, pitcher; second team — Brittany Meka, Averill Park, senior, pitcher; Victoria Hallett, Troy, junior, catcher; third team — Kelly Donnelly, Averill Park, senior, shortstop; fourth team — Kaitlin DelSignore, Troy, junior, infield; fifth team — Jill Ostrander, South Glens Falls, senior, outfield; sixth team — Jen Mayette, Scotia-Glenville, senior, pitcher.
First team — Taylor Daniels, Watervliet, senior, shortstop, Player of the Year; Kirstyn Alzono, Mechanicville, senior, pitcher; second team — Isabelle DeChiaro, Cohoes, freshman, pitcher; third team Briana Matazinsky, Tamarac, senior, pitcher; Amanda Kenyon, Mechanicville, freshman, shortstop; fourth team — Karlee Shields, Chatham, senior, shortstop; Taylor Fedor, Corinth, junior, catcher; fifth team — Lauren Mahar, Schalmont, senior, pitcher; Lily Sencer, Cohoes, freshman, outfield.
First team — Rachel Gamache, Duanesburg, senior, first base; second team — Samantha Whitehouse, Greenwich, senior, catcher; third team — Cierra Castle, Hoosic Valley, senior, catcher; KaliNolan, Greenwich, senior. first base; fourth team — Rachel Hall, Greenwich, freshman, pitcher; fifth team — Lauren Madigan, Hoosic Valley, senior, outfield.
First team — Molly Bailey, Fort Ann, junior, pitcher, co-Player of the Year; Kaleigh Foran, Fort Ann, senior, third base; second team — Bri Amodio, Fort Ann, sophomore, catcher; Ange Stephano, Loudonville Christian School, junior, catcher; Casey Batchelder, Fort Ann, junior, shortstop; Emilee Clute, Fort Ann, senior, outfield.