---- — Hard-hitting catcher Kat LeFebre of Methuen was the only freshman named to the All-Merrimack Valley Conference softball team, joining batterymate Chrissy Scionti, a senior pitcher. Their coach, Jason Smith was named the MVC Division 1 Coach of the Year.
Central Catholic had the most local players selected as sophomores Olivia Antczak and Karoline Leavitt joined senior Leslie Moore. Also, Raider senior Meg Sears was presented with the Rebecca Solomon Sportsmanship Award.
Other local players named to the first team were seniors Meg Leary of Andover, Caitlyn McHugh of Haverhill and Kim Crucioli of North Andover.
agateHed:MVC All Conference
Andover: Meg Leary, Sr., SS; Billerica: Kylie Boyle, Sr., 1B; Central Catholic: Olivia Antczak, Soph., P; Karoline Leavitt, Soph., 3B; Leslie Moore, Sr., 1B; Chelmsford: Rachael Coto, Sr., 3B; Dracut: Kaleigh Kacabas, Jr., C; Lauren Ramirez, Sr., P; Haverhill: Caitlyn McHugh, Sr., SS; Lowell: Tori Alcorn, Sr., SS; Methuen: Chrissy Scionti, Sr., P; Kat LeFebre, Frosh., C; North Andover: Kim Crucioli, Sr., P; Tewksbury: Brooke Hardy, Jr., 2B; Tiffanie Marsh, Sr., SS; Shannon McGlaughlin, Jr., P
Andover — Jordan Day, Sr.; Eugenie Moffitt, Sr.; Torii Roche, Frosh.
Central Catholic — Krista Maloney, Jr.; Meg Sears, Sr.
Haverhill — Susan Murphy, Jr.; Theresa Ross, Jr.; Kaylie Suplinksas, Sr.
Lawrence — Ashley Garcia, Jr.; Yosiris Vasquez, Sr.; Karisha Jiminez, Jr.
Methuen — Angelina Correia, Soph.; Kelly Blackwell, Soph.
North Andover — Danielle Wilson, Soph.; Jessica Bramanti, Sr.; Dahlia Decologero, Soph.
MVPs — Lauren Ramirez, Dracut (D1); Tori Alcorn, Lowell (D2)
Coaches of Year — Jason Smith, Methuen (D1); Rick O’Brien, Lowell (D2)
Rebecca Solomon Sportsmanship Award — Meg Sears, Central Catholic