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Annual Seattle Times all-area teams | 2012 softball
Woodinville, P, Jr. A repeat Star Times selection, Schreyer is a key reason the Falcons are unbeaten and ranked No. 1 in the state in Class...
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Woodinville, P, Jr.
A repeat Star Times selection, Schreyer is a key reason the Falcons are unbeaten and ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 4A. The Stanford commit is 16-0 with a 0.34 earned-run average, averaging more than 10 strikeouts per game. She has lost just once the past two seasons.
Juanita, P, Sr.
Rhodes led Juanita to the Class 3A state championship last season and hopes for a repeat performance this weekend. She is 17-1 (losing only to Woodinville) with a 0.53 ERA and 199 strikeouts in 106 innings. Rhodes will play next year for Notre Dame.
Arlington, Utility, Jr.
Ladinas pitched and played DP (designated player) or in the outfield on a team that made a strong run at a state-tournament berth before falling short. She batted .533 with a .917 slugging percentage, scoring 32 runs. On the mound, she had a 1.49 ERA with 183 strikeouts.
Woodinville, IF, Sr.
One of the best defensive shortstops in the area, Weir is a three-year starter hoping to lead the Falcons to the 4A state title. She carries a .661 slugging percentage with 26 RBI. Will play for Boise State next season.
Everett, IF, Sr.
Levin, who pitches and plays first base, makes the Seagulls a threat to win the 3A state title this weekend. Through the regular season, she batted .508 with an .885 slugging percentage and 39 RBI. She was 12-1 on the mound.
Bainbridge, IF, Sr.
Willmann pitches and plays second base for a team looking to reach the 3A state-championship game for the fourth consecutive year. She has had at least one hit in all but one game, building a .470 batting average and .727 slugging percentage.
Tahoma, IF, Sr.
Walley, who pitches and plays first base or DP, is a feared hitter with a .588 batting average and 1.200 slugging percentage, leading the Bears to state for the second straight year. She carries a .398 career batting average.
Kentlake, OF, Sr.
Called "Black Hole" because almost everything near her disappears into her glove, Engman keyed the Falcons' run to a division title and return trip to state. She has especially been hot in the postseason with a 1.233 OPS (on base plus slugging percentage).
Jefferson, OF, Sr.
Goranson, who has committed to Portland State, is batting .526 — her third straight .500-plus season — with a .921 slugging percentage, leading the No. 6 Raiders back to state for the fourth year in a row.
Snohomish, OF, Jr.
Known for her fearless, diving catches, Pisac led the young Panthers to within one win of a trip to the 4A state tournament. She made no errors and finished the regular season with a .453 batting average and .792 slugging percentage.
Woodinville, C, Jr.
Boyd, who already has committed to Oregon State, is having a big year in her first season as a starter. She leads a talented team in RBI with 36 and is batting .531 with a 1.078 slugging percentage.
McCloskey has the 23-1 Spartans bidding for a fourth straight trip to the Class 3A state-championship game. Her eight-year record is an impressive 179-58, including 156-33 the past six seasons.