Phillips makes first team for fourth season
By Greg Seubert
Fifteen softball players from Iola-Scandinavia, Weyauwega-Fremont and Manawa have received all-conference honors from the Central Wisconsin 8 Conference.
The first team includes Iola-Scandinavia seniors Brooke Phillips, Jane Oligney and Kylie Johnson; and Weyauwega-Fremont senior Miranda Potratz, junior Karissa Akey and freshman Kiley Akey.
Iola-Scandinavia’s Brianne Huettner and Kendall Johnson made the second team, while Weyauwega-Fremont’s Jordan Krause, Genna Knorr, Rachel Knorr and Hailey Krause and Manawa’s Hailey Reierson, Morgyn Zielke and Skye Amador received honorable mention.
CWC-8 coaches also named Karissa Akey as the player of the year.
Phillips made the first team for the fourth straight season, while Oligney and Kylie Johnson also earned all-conference honors all four years.
CWC-8 All-Conference Softball Team
First Team: Kylie Johnson, senior, Iola-Scandinavia; Brooke Phillips, senior, Iola-Scandinavia; Jane Oligney, senior, Iola-Scandinavia; Karissa Akey, junior, Weyauwega-Fremont; Kiley Akey, freshman, Weyauwega-Fremont; Miranda Potratz, senior, Weyauwega-Fremont; Lexi Reinke, senior, Bonduel; Sami Kay Shafranski, senior, Pacelli; Hannah Raflik, senior, Pacelli; Sydney Wilcox, sophomore, Shiocton.
Second Team: Brianne Huettner, senior, Iola-Scandinavia; Kendall Johnson, sophomore, Iola-Scandinavia; Kaylee Rynish, junior, Bonduel; Jen Dowden, senior, Bonduel; Jessica Anderson, senior, Wittenberg-Birnamwood; Ashleigh Fuchs, senior, Pacelli; Samantha Schmidt, senior, Shiocton; Kari Williamson, senior, Shiocton; Kiana Williamson, junior, Shiocton; Kelsey Holderman, senior, Amherst.
Honorable Mention: Jordan Krause, senior, Weyauwega-Fremont; Genna Knorr, sophomore, Weyauwega-Fremont; Rachel Knorr, junior, Weyauwega-Fremont; Hailey Krause, sophomore, Weyauwega-Fremont; Hailey Reierson, sophomore, Manawa; Morgyn Zielke, freshman, Manawa; Skye Amador, sophomore, Manawa; Sam Yenter, sophomore, Amherst; Jessica Gutschow, freshman, Amherst; Sarah Mitch, senior, Pacelli; Kaylee Krostag, senior, Pacelli; Paige Hintz, freshman, Pacelli; Hannah Guyette, junior, Shiocton; Carmen McCarthy, sophomore, Shiocton; Corrie McCarthy, junior, Shiocton; Vicki Dombeck, freshman, Wittenberg-Birnamwood.
Player of the Year: Karissa Akey, junior, Weyauwega-Fremont.