All-League softball players selected in the OAA

By: Mark Vest | C&G Newspapers | Published June 21, 2019

 West Bloomfield High’s Sydney Stapf takes a swing against Farmington High in a Division 1 district semifinal June 1. The Lakers won the OAA Blue.

West Bloomfield High’s Sydney Stapf takes a swing against Farmington High in a Division 1 district semifinal June 1. The Lakers won the OAA Blue.

Photo by Brian Sevald

 Brenna Frank pitches for  Hazel Park High this past season. Frank was an Oakland Activities Association Blue  Division All-League selection.

Brenna Frank pitches for Hazel Park High this past season. Frank was an Oakland Activities Association Blue Division All-League selection.

File photo by Sean Work

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OAKLAND COUNTY — As the academic year and spring season come to a close, it’s time to look back on the top players from softball in the Oakland Activities Association.

The following are the final standings, All-League players and Coaches of the Year from all three leagues of the OAA.

 

OAA Red
Clarkston High and Lake Orion High finished in a tie for first, with both teams finishing 11-1 in league play. The rest of the league was made up of Rochester Adams (7-5), North Farmington (5-6), Oxford High (5-7), Troy Athens (2-10) and Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (1-10).

All-League honorees were Abbey Barta, Hannah Cady, Sierra Kersten, Olivia Warrington and Abbey Tolmie, Clarkston; Tessa Nuss, Sarah Conley, Patin Shadaia, Kim Sosnowski and Hailey Melchert, Lake Orion; Emma Curran, Sarah Judis, Mary Nash and Andrea Waack, Adams; Mara Sczecienski, Maeve O’Hare and Molly Simpson, North Farmington; Gabby Dinges, Alexis Cardona and Chloe Allen, Oxford; Payton Ellinger and Julia Stark, Athens; and Emma Beyer, Stoney Creek.

Clarkston’s Don Peters and Lake Orion’s Joe Woityra shared Coach of the Year honors.

 

OAA White
Farmington High finished as the league champion at 11-1, followed by Rochester High (10-2), Birmingham Groves (7-5), Birmingham Seaholm (5-7), Troy High (5-7), Royal Oak High (3-9) and Auburn Hills Avondale (2-10).

All-League honors went to Madilyn Beckwith, Taryn Fuller, Delanie Butler, Grace Young and Danielle Pettaway, Farmington; Aryn Gallacher, Maddie Schurman, Megan Lorenzo and Catie Troy, Rochester; Claire Higley, Bella Caza and Taegan Lemberg, Groves; Abby Righter, Bryn Longe and Reilly Vida, Seaholm; Kathryn Shetler, Paige Helfen and Caitlin Warner, Troy; Jordan Eyster and Kaitlyn Menzo, Royal Oak; and Allison Drabek, Avondale.

Farmington’s Stefanie Volpe was selected as Coach of the Year.

 

OAA Blue
West Bloomfield High was the league’s best team at 12-0, with Bloomfield Hills High (10-2), Berkley High (6-4), Ferndale High (5-4), Hazel Park High (3-9), Southfield A&T (2-6) and Oak Park High (0-10) following in the standings.

All-League honorees were Sydney Stapf, Alexis Kill, Cara Hartley, Jenna Frommer and Jenna Rogind, West Bloomfield; Olivia Lucia, Liliana Spencer, Hannah Kelly and Jane Appel, Bloomfield Hills; Isobel Imbs, Erin Keefe and Ella Schneider, Berkley; Kyra Newman, Amani Khalasawi and Kirsten Zvibleman, Ferndale; LeighAnna Passeno, Emma Griffiths and Brenna Frank, Hazel Park; Camille Fanning and Camryn Fanning, Southfield A&T; and Malaysia Powell, Oak Park.

West Bloomfield’s Craig Woodham was selected as Coach of the Year.

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