Five Crestwood softball players selected by NEIC


CRESCO - Five Crestwood softball players were tabbed to the Northeast Iowa All-Conference teams for the 2018 softball season.
Sophomore pitcher Laken Lienhard and senior infielder Shannon Pisney were both named to the First Team. Junior utility player Ashley Voves was tabbed for the Second Team. Cadet seniors Taylar Pecinovsky and Kaylee Thomas both earned Honorable Mention selections.
Lienhard paced the Cadets at the plate and in the pitching circle. As a pitcher, she posted a 22-10 overall record, allowed 123 hits, 64 runs (42 earned runs), had an ERA of 1.39, walked 29 batters, struck out 239 and held opponents to a .148 average.
At the plate, Lienhard led the team with 42 runs scored, had 37 hits, including six doubles, four triples and a team-high eight home runs, was first in runs batted in with 34, took first in on-base percentage (.509), was first in slugging (.813) and led the team with a .394 batting average.
Pisney scored 24 runs, had a team-high 41 hits, including 12 doubles, five triples and two home runs, had 33 RBI, had an on-base percentage of .442, posted a slugging average of .663 and had a batting average of .383.
Voves tallied 17 runs, had 24 hits, including eight doubles, one triple, one home run, had 10 RBI, had an on-base percentage of .375, had a slugging average of .452 and had a batting average of .316.
Pecinovsky scored eight runs, had 20 hits, including three doubles and one home run, had 16 RBI and a batting average of .211. Thomas scored 13 runs, had 18 hits, including six doubles, seven RBI and a batting average of .196. Thomas had a pitching record of 2-0, allowed 10 hits, six earned runs, had an ERA of 2.63, walked one and struck out nine.
Final NEIC standings: Charles City 16-2, Crestwood 14-4, Waverly-SR 12-6, New Hampton 11-7, Waukon 6-12, Decorah 4-14, Oelwein 0-18.
First Team: Samantha Heyer, junior, Charles City; Laken Lienhard, sophomore, Crestwood; Kelby Katcher, senior, Charles City; Lauren Frerichs, jr, New Hampton; Shannon Pisney, sr, Crestwood; Tayler Schmidt, sr, Charles City; Cianna Sonberg, sr, Charles City; Britney Young, soph, Waverly-SR; Lisabeth Fiser, soph, Charles City; Molly McNally, jr, Waverly-SR; Peyton Reams, sr, Charles City; Hanna Fanter, jr, W-SR.
Second Team: Savannah Anderson, sr, New Hampton; Emma Robson, sr, W-SR; Kayla Crooks, jr, New Hampton; Amber Rosenstiel, sr, Oelwein; Anika Headington, freshman, Waukon; Hailey Nierling, sr, Decorah; Ashlyn Hoeft, eighth grade, Charles City; Katie Nimrod, sr, Decorah; Paige Wisner, jr, New Hampton; Ambria Pipho, soph, Decorah; Ashley Voves, jr, Crestwood.
Honorable Mention: Kerigan Tenge, jr, New Hampton; Brigid Berns, jr, Waukon; Taylar Pecinovsky, sr, Crestwood; Kaylee Thomas, sr, Crestwood; Lauren Elliot, sr, Waukon; Kylie Parmely, jr, Oelwein; Victoria Miller, sr, Decorah; Cora Crooks, jr, Charles City; Erin Hinders, jr, W-SR; Bailey Knowlton, sr, New Hampton.

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