SportStars Magazine

2018 All-NorCal Softball Team

All-NorCal Softball selection Rachel Cid of Tracy

We Wrap Up The 2018 Season With Our All-NorCal Softball Teams, Led By Player Of The Year Rachel Cid And Pitcher Of The Year Vanessa Strong •

NORCAL SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Rachel Cid, Tracy, Sr. (Pictured above)

NORCAL SOFTBALL PITCHER OF THE YEAR

Vanessa Strong, Freedom-Oakley, Sr.

FIRST TEAM ALL-NORCAL SOFTBALL

PITCHERS
Vanessa Strong | Freedom-Oakley | Sr.: Southern Utah signee started all four years in the circle for NCS heavyweight. Her record and ERA helped land Freedom the No. 1 seed in the NCS Div. I playoffs in her final high school season.

Karina Faasisila | Tracy | Jr.: Bulldogs’ ace pitched Tracy to the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I championship with a 4-1 postseason recor. For the season, she was 22-3 with a 0.92 ERA.

 

All-NorCal Softball selection Danielle Williams of Amador Valley

Danielle Williams

Danielle Williams | Amador Valley-Pleasanton | Sr.: Northwestern-bound hurler entered the final week of postseason with a 21-4 record and 0.59 ERA before pitching a four-hit shutout in the NCS Div. I final. She was averaging more than 14 strikeouts per game with 363 punchouts in 178 innings of work.

CATCHERS
Courtney Beaudin | Foothill-Pleasanton | So.: Falcons’ young catcher put up a super sophomore campaign. She batted .434 with 6 HR and 24 RBI though quarterfinals of the NCS playoffs.

Frankie Hammoude | Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland | Sr.: Expertly handled Dragons’ pitchers and committed just one error (.994 fielding percentage). Hit team-high .547 with 8 HR and 23 RBI.

MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Rachel Cid | Tracy | Sr.: Our NorCal Softball Player of the Year was a four-year starter who finished her career with a .564 average, a career-best 9 HR to go with 41 RBI. The Oregon-bound shortstop belted a pair of home runs in the SJS Division I final against Sheldon-Sacramento.

Nicole Hammoude | Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland | Jr.: Shortstop led NCS with 13 homers and team-best 1.147 slugging percentage. She also led the team with 28 runs and 37 RBI.

Lola Guevara | Sierra-Manteca | So.: Shortstop won her second consecutive section title, and led Sierra with a .509 average and 26 hits. She also scored 26 runs and turned a game-ending double play in the section finale.

All-NorCal Softball selection Shea Moreno of Sheldon-Sacramento

Shea Moreno

CORNER INFIELDERS
Shea Moreno | Sheldon-Elk Grove | Sr.: UCLA-bound 3B capped a stellar career with a .495 batting average, 7 HR, and a team-high 44 RBI. She finished with three SJS Div. I section titles.

Grace Green | Oakdale | Sr.: Oklahoma-bound slugger was a monster at the plate, amassing 51 runs on 40 hits with 11 home runs. She finished out a .513 average and knocked in 38 runs.

Riley Ehlen | Heritage-Brentwood | Sr.: Patriots’ captain can play either corner infield position, and batted a team-high .526 with 11 HR and 25 RBI through the NCS quarterfinals. The Loyola Marymount signee also swiped 12 bags.

OUTFIELDERS
Grace Hosman | Millennium-Tracy | Jr.: With a hit in every game through May 14, she extend her hitting streak to 50 games. She batted .667, had 21 multi-hit games, and a SJS-best 68 hits.

Mackenzie Nelson | Freedom-Oakley | Sr.: Sonoma State-bound talent hit 8 HR in Freedom’s first 10 games. Led the team with 34 RBI heading into the NCS semis.

Madison Wyllie | Calaveras | Sr.: Led Lady Reds to a second consecutive SJS Div. V final with a .451 batting average. Headed to Corban University in Salem, Oregon, she had 41 hits and 43 RBI in her final high school season.

All-NorCal Softball selection Nicole May of Foothill-Pleasanton

Nicole May

Ashley Trierweiler | Carlmont-Belmont | Jr.: Led the Scots to a Peninsula-Bay League title with a .600 batting average and team highs in hits (54) and runs (33) while playing error-free in the field.

MULTI-PURPOSE
Lexi Webb | Oakdale | Jr.: Player of the Year finalist, she pitched 118 innings with a 1.01 ERA for 23-3 Oakdale. Hit .493 with 26 runs, nine HRs and 35 hits. Committed to play at South Alabama.

Lindsey Walljasper | Sierra-Manteca | Sr.: The Sierra ace bagged her third section title and went 17-2 with a 1.90 ERA. At the plate, she hit .456 with seven home runs and 23 RBIs.

Nicole May | Foothill-Pleasanton | Soph.: The Oklahoma-commit posted a 0.13 ERA in the East Bay Athletic League, and batted .421 with 32 hits and 4 HR through the second round of the NCS playoffs. Her record in the circle was 19-1.

SECOND TEAM ALL-NORCAL SOFTBALL

PITCHERS
Rachel Gordon | Pioneer-Woodland | Sr.: Posted a 17-2 record with a 0.91 ERA while striking out 211 batters in 115 innings.

Mailey McLemore | Carlmont-Belmont | Sr.: She allowed just six extra-base hits en route to an 18-2 record, 1.11 ERA, over 120 innings.

Marissa Bertuccio | Golden Valley-Merced | Jr.: Led Cougars to SJS Div. III playoffs with a 21-6 record and 0.64 ERA; struck out 267 batters in 176 innings.

All-NorCal Softball selection Katelyn Snow of Bella Vista-Fair Oaks

Katelyn Snow

CATCHERS
Katelyn Snow | Bella Vista-Fair Oaks | Sr.: The Broncos’ backstop crushed 12 home runs and amassed 49 RBI for the SJS Div. II finalists.

Alyssa Pope | Shasta-Redding | Jr.: She had a 23-game hitting streak and finished with a .594 batting average to go with 7 home runs, 30 RBI.

MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Xiara Diaz | Heritage-Brentwood | Jr.: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo commit homered twice in an NCS quarterfinals win over James Logan; boasted a .485 batting with 15 steals.

Carly Lucchetti | Linden | Sr.: Shortstop tied for the SJS lead with 68 hits, including 25 extra-base hits and a .618 season average.

Mila Rodriguez | Millennium-Tracy | Sr.: Falcons’ shortstop led SJS with 65 RBI and batted .632. She had at least one RBI in 21 of 24 games played.

CORNER INFIELDERS
Sam Oliver | Sheldon | So.: Huskies’ super soph avoided any second year slump, collecting 46 hits and 39 RBI.

Allyson McBroom | Freedom-Oakley | Sr.: McBroom led Falcons with a .569 batting average. She added 4 HR and 27 RBI through NCS quarterfinals.

Kalissa Heihn | Freedom-Oakley | Sr.: Heihn led the Falcons with a .957 slugging percentage thanks to a .557 batting average, 13 doubles, and 5 home runs. 

OUTFIELDERS
Morgan Hess | Heritage-Brentwood | Jr.: She batted .386 and stole 13 bases through the NCS quarterfinals..

Olivia Cazares | James Logan-Union City | Sr.: She played error-free in 2018 while batting .456 with 31 hits and 27 runs.

Kelsey Hall | Bella Vista-Fair Oaks | Jr.: Part of a powerful 1-2 offensive punch, she hit .469 with 9 HR, and 38 RBI.

All-NorCal Softball selection Jordan Schuring of St. Francis-Mountain View

Jordan Schuring

MULTI-PURPOSE
Jordan Schuring | Saint Francis-Mountain View | Jr.: She pitched every postseason inning CCS Open champs. Her season record was 22-5 record and she batted .346.

Hana Suppus | Piner-Santa Rosa | Sr.: She finished her year on a 24-game hitting streak and batted .604.

Jordyn Hutchins | Woodland Christian | So.: She led the state with 18 HR while batting .771 with 52 RBI. She also posted a 9-2 record in the circle with a 1.01 ERA.

Grace French | Benicia | Sr.: Panthers’ ace was 10-3 with a 1.48 ERA, including 3-1 in run to SJS Div. III title. She also hit 5 HR, including a walk-off in the semifinals.

Madison Papenhausen | San Marin-Novato | So.: She hit .565 with 27 RBI for Mustangs; went 16-1 in the circle and had a 42-inning scoreless inning steak in May.

 

3 Comments

  1. barb

    June 11, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    is this different than the team released last week

    • Chace Bryson

      June 11, 2018 at 3:46 pm

      No. It’s the same. Just pulled out of the designed version so that it can have its own specific home on the website.

  2. S J Franco

    June 15, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Benicia beat Sheldon, Tracy,and placed 1st in sections over 3rd place Oakdale and they only get 1 honorable mention? How does that make sense?

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