Lady Wave nets 3 all-state honors |

Lady Wave nets 3 all-state honors

Steve Puterski
Fallon's Rileight Ricken (shown), Megan McCormick and Paige Thorn were named to the Division I-A all state teams.
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Division I-A Softball Honors

First-team all state (North only)

Rileigh Ricken, Fallon; Megan McCormick, Fallon; Serena Olson, Fernley, Cheyenne Brewer, Fernley; Kylee McClellan, Lowry; Makayla Shadle, Dayton.

Second team

Paige Thorn, Fallon; Serima Thompson, Spring Creek; Marissa Coleman, Sparks; Shelby McKinnon, Lowry; Ereanna Higbee, Lowry; Lexie Coleman, Lowry; Taylor Schwartz, Lowry.

First-team league

Same as first- and second-team all state.

Second team

Ali Tedford, Fallon; Courtney Cross, Fallon; Kayla Buckmaster, Fallon; Taylor Hires-Caulk, Fernley; Kelsie Callahan, Fernley; Bailey Henderson, Fernley; Taelyne Phillips, Fernley; Aly Freitag, Elko; Bailey Heathman, Elko; JaCee Munger, Lowry; Alyssa Denadry, Lowry; Ashley Bodin, Spring Creek.

Honorable Mention

Kalyn Huckaby, Fallon; Mercedes Rothwell, Fernley; Hayley Mull, Fernley.

With a pair of trophies its third state title in four years, the Fallon softball team is still cleaning up.

Rileigh Ricken and Megan McCormick were named first-team all state. Ricken, though, was edged out by Fernley’s Serena Olson for the Northern Division I-A’s Most Valuable Player.

The all-state accolades don’t stop there, however. Paige Thorn (outfield) was named to the second team. The trio was also selected to the league’s first team.

Fallon softball coach Bill Archer, meanwhile, was named the state and league’s Coach of the Year.

Ali Tedford (infield), Courtney Cross (outfield) and Kayla Buckmaster (pitcher) were named to the league’s second team. Kalyn Huckaby (infield) was selected honorable mention.

Fernley, meanwhile, was led by Olson and Cheyenne Brewer (infield) as first-team selections to all-state and the league.

Kelsie Callahan (infield), Bailey Henderson (outfield), Taylor Hires-Caulk (infield)and Taelyne Phillips (pitcher) were named to the North’s second team, while Haley Mull and Mercedes Rothwell were honorable mention.