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Three Lady Panthers were named to the 2023 Clarence Cannon Conference All-Conference Softball team.
Lexie Peuster, a senior, was a unanimous selection to the first team as an outfielder.
Hailey Kroeger, a senior, was named to the second team as a catcher.
And, Alaina Loman, a senior, received honorable mention as an infielder.
Peuster, a centerfielder, led Palmyra in numerous offensive categories including batting average (.531), on-base percentage (.600), slugging average (.889), on-base plus slugging (1.489), hits (43), doubles (14), triples (three), home runs (three), and runs scored (43).
She also stole eight bases without being caught.
Kroeger led the team in runs batted in with 43, while batting .493, with 37 hits, 10 doubles and a home run to go along with a .568 OBP, a .667 slugging average and a 1.235 OPS.
Loman, a shortstop, batted .338 with 27 hits, six doubles and two triples to go along with 12 RBI, 30 runs scored and 11 stolen
bases without being caught.
Highland, which finished second in the conference standings, drew both player and coach of the year honors.
Emma Harshberger, a senior infielder, was named Player of the Year, while Paul Scifres was named Coach of the Year.
2023 Clarence Cannon
Conference Softball Team
2023 All Conference
Pitcher: Lucy Pratt, sr., Monroe City; *Kaelyn Walters, sr., Centralia
Catcher: Cora King, soph., Centralia; *Haleigh Winter, jr., Highland
Outfield: *Amiya Brown, sr., Macon; *Lexie Peuster, sr., Palmyra; *Olivia Ritterbusch, sr., Highland
Infield: *Reece Barnett, soph., Macon; *Emma Harshberger, sr. Highland; *Madi Johnson, soph., Centralia; *Audri Youngblood, jr., Monroe City
Utility Player: *Kerra Rothweiler, fr., Highland
Pitcher: Abby Lay, Soph., Highland; Payton Weimer, soph., Macon
Catcher: Hailey Kroeger, sr., Palmyra; Danni McVicker, jr., Macon
Outfield: Bailie Crist, soph., Highland; Kassena Ridgel, soph., Centralia; Mya Sackrey, junior, Brookfield
Infield: Addy Abell, soph., Highland; Ella Barnett, sr., Macon; Kiera Nash, sr., Monroe City; Ellie Page, sr., Centralia
Utility Player: Keely Hicks, jr., Macon
Pitcher: Gracyn Beckman, jr., Brookfield
Catcher: Sofia Eleazarraraz, jr., South Shelby
Outfield: Madison Wilt, jr., South Shelby
Infield: Jasmine James, jr., Clark County; Alaina Loman, sr., Palmyra; Kamryn Mitchell, sr., South Shelby; Taylor Pfaff, sr., Monroe City; Hadlye Sackrey, fr., Brookfield
Utility Player: Bradi Kelle, fr., Monroe City
*-Denotes Unanimous Selection
CCC Player of the Year – Emma Harshberger, Highland CCC Coach of the Year – Paul Scifres, Highland
2023 CCC Softball
Centralia 7-0 18-9
Highland 6-1 26-2
Macon 4-3 17-9
Monroe City 4-3 17-6
Palmyra 3-4 8-15
Brookfield 2-5 10-11
S. Shelby 2-5 12-14
Clark Co. 0-7 4-20