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The Tablet Girls’ HS All-Star Softball Team

Here is The Tablet’s Brooklyn/Queens 2017 All-Star Softball Team:

Tier 1 First Team

Infielders

Gianna Petraglia: Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, senior; co-captain; .339 average; school’s Outstanding Student-Athlete; selected to Mayor’s Cup Game

 

Samantha Merino: The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, senior; co-captain; batted .600, three home runs, 20 RBIs, 20 runs, 25 stolen bases; team MVP; Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend Fairfield University, Conn.; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

Kristina Verruso: St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, freshman; batted .486 average, .649 slugging percentage; team Scholar Athlete and Rookie of the Year

Sarah Williams: St. Francis Prep, junior; .383 average; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Meghan Riley: St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, senior; co-captain; .375 average, 25 RBIs, three stolen bases, five runs scored; team co-MVP; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star

Erica Fonseca: St. Saviour, senior; co-captain; .350 average, 15 RBIs, 20 runs scored, 20 stolen bases; team co-MVP; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Outfielders

Chloe Giustiniani: Archbishop Molloy, sophomore; .421 average, 14 RBIs

Jazmin Andrews: St. Francis Prep, junior; .487 average, .769 slugging percentage, led team in runs scored and hits; team MVP

Samantha Marletta: Fontbonne Hall, Bay Ridge, senior; .342 average, 13 hits, two RBIs, 11 runs scored; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Catchers

Jessica Hickey: Archbishop Molloy, senior; co-captain; team Coaches’ Award; Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend Queens College, Flushing; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

 

Casey Woo: The Mary Louis Academy, senior; .397 average, 11 RBIs, 15 runs scored; team Coaches’ Award; will attend Stony Brook University, L.I.

 

Pitchers

Kelsey Carr: Archbishop Molloy, freshman; 15-4 record, 236 strikeouts, .478 bat average, 33 RBIs; team MVP

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Hanover: The Mary Louis Academy, senior; co-captain; five wins, 56 innings pitched, 47 strikeouts, 2.62 ERA, .350 average, two home runs, 10 RBIs, 10 runs scored; team’s Ironwoman Award; MVP of Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn.; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Tier 1 Second Team

Infielders

Regan Goger: Archbishop Molloy, sophomore; .355 batting average, nine RBIs, senior; .310 batting average, 13 hits, two home runs, 11 RBIs, two doubles, 13 runs scored; selected to Mayor’s Cup Game; 2014, 2016 Tablet All-Star

Abigail Fogliano: Fontbonne Hall, senior; .321 average, 18 hits, nine RBIs, nine runs scored; Mayor’s Cup Game; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Madeline Schalk: Fontbonne Hall, sophomore; .341 batting average, 14 hits, six RBIs, 10 runs scored

Meghan McGinn: St. Saviour, senior; team co-captain; .320 average, 15 RBIs, 10 stolen bases,10 runs scored; team Golden Glove Award; Mayor’s Cup Game

Janina Pelaez: St. Saviour, junior; .360 average, 15 RBIs, four runs scored, four stolen bases; team Silver Slugger Award; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Outfielders

Samantha Bedosky: St. Francis Prep, senior; .333 average; Mayor’s Cup Game

Tara Borst: The Mary Louis Academy, junior; .308 average, 16 RBIs; Team Rookie of the Year Award

Margaret Mogielnicki: Archbishop Molloy, junior

Catchers

Sydney LaCognata: Fontbonne Hall, sophomore; .292 average, 14 hits, three doubles, four RBIs, eight runs scored

Madison Reichert: St. Francis Prep, junior; .361 average, threw out 6-of-8 attempted base stealers; team Defensive Player of the Year Award

Pitchers

Arianna Heinsch: Fontbonne Hall, freshman; .372 batting average, 16 hits, four doubles, two home runs, 11 RBIs, 15 runs scored

Anna Acevedo: Fontbonne Hall, freshman; batted.296, eight hits, six RBIs, three runs scored

Tier 2 First Team

Infielders

Nicole Pazarecki: Bishop Kearney, Bensonhurst, senior; assistant captain; .742 average, one home run; team Coaches’ Award; will attend Siena College, Albany.

Jessica Ehert: Msgr. McClancy, East Elmhurst, junior; co-captain; .529 average, 14 stolen bases, 24 runs scored, 20 RBIs; team Coaches’ Award; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Kaitlyn Stenz: Msgr. McClancy, senior; co-captain; .515 average, 23 RBIs, 24 runs scored, 20 stolen bases; will attend Molloy College, Rockville Centre; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star

Ragusa, second to left.

 

Amanda Ragusa: St. John’s Prep, Astoria, senior; .420 average, three home runs, 16 RBIs; team MVP; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

 

Kaelyn Edwards: St. Edmund Prep, Sheepshead Bay, senior; .561 average, .695 on-base percentage, 16 RBIs; team Most Improved Player; will attend Penn State University, State College, Pa.

Dominique Friscia: St. Edmund Prep, senior; .652 average, .709 on-base percentage, 34 RBIs; will attend Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, N.Y.

Outfielders

Elvedina Velovic: Msgr. McClancy, senior; .545 average, 20 runs scored, 17 RBIs, 15 stolen bases

Catrina Sciacca: Msgr. McClancy, senior; .441 average, 15 runs scored, 15 RBIs

Catchers

Kristina Petrosino: Bishop Kearney, senior; team captain; .743 average, six home runs; team M.V.P.; Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend Adelphi University, Garden City, L.I.

Diana Kennedy: St. Edmund Prep, senior; team captain; .675 average, .717 on-base percentage, 30 RBIs; team MVP; Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend St. John’s University, Jamaica

Pitchers

 

Megan Herrey: Msgr. McClancy, sophomore; 10-2 record, 51 strikeouts, 3-0 record in playoffs; 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

Claire McNeice: St. Edmund Prep, sophomore; 86 strikeouts, .658 average, .787 on-base percentage, 32 RBIs; team MVP

Tier 2 Second Team

Infielders

Brittany Stenz: Msgr. McClancy, sophomore; .469 average, 29 runs scored, 14 RBIs

Christine Destefano: Msgr. McClancy, freshman; .444 average, 20 RBIs, 19 runs scored

Amber Fioranelli: St. Agnes Academic H.S., College Point, senior; captain; .420 average; team Silver Slugger Award; Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend Queensborough Community College, Bayside; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Lauren Lavelle: St. John’s Prep, senior; .405 average, six doubles, 12 RBIs; team Sportsmanship Award; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Ariana, pictured fifth to the right.

 

Ariana Mortellaro: St. John’s Prep, sophomore; .390 average, 10 RBIs, six doubles, one home run, 12 runs scored; 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

 

Outfielder

Grace Lamalva: St. John’s Prep, senior; .389 average, five doubles, three triples, six outfield assists; Mayor’s Cup Game

Catchers

Jasmin Mawyin: Msgr. McClancy, senior; batted .625, 30 RBIs, 10 doubles, 14 runs scored; team MVP; Mayor’s Cup Game; will attend St. John’s University

Alyssa, pictured first to the left.

 

Alyssa Mortellaro: St. John’s Prep, junior; .398 average, five triples, two home runs, 14 RBIs, threw out eight base stealers; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star Pitcher Alyssa Gross: St. Agnes, freshman; 6-3 record, batted .360 batting average; team MVP

Tier 3 All-Stars

Infielders

Angela Callado: Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, sophomore; .430 average, 10 RBIs, 22 stolen bases; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Natasa Saric: Christ the King, sophomore; .478 average, 11 stolen bases; team Spirit Award

Samantha Prunty: Christ the King, junior; .444 average, 12 stolen bases; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Melissa Reyes: Cristo Rey, Flatbush, sophomore; school’s Female Spirit of an Athlete Award

Victoria Brown: Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, senior; led team in home runs and RBIs, .500+ batting average in playoffs

Shonnyville Regalaudo: Nazareth, junior

Outfielder

Emily Casanova: Christ the King, senior; .333 average, five RBIs; team MVP; Mayor’s Cup Game; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Catchers

Nia Gaillard: Cristo Rey, junior; captain; team Most Outstanding Player

Ariana Rentas: Nazareth, junior; 2015, 2016 Tablet All-Star

Pitchers

Keira Matos: Nazareth, senior; lost one game all season, undefeated record in playoffs; Mayor’s Cup Game; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Dominique Williams: Bishop Loughlin M.H.S., Fort Greene, junior; one win, pitched in every game


Contact Jim Mancari via email at jmmanc@gmail.com.

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