All-Cloverbelt East softball team loaded with Spencer Rockets
Spencer’s Weber named Player of the Year
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Cloverbelt Conference East Division champion Spencer had seven of its nine regular starters named to the all-Cloverbelt East softball team for the 2016 season.
The Rockets won their second-straight Cloverbelt East title, going undefeated again at 12-0 and ran their conference winning streak to 27 games in the process.
Senior pitcher Macie Weber was named conference Player of the Year and was a first-team selection after going a perfect 9-0 on the mound and hitting eight homers this season.
Shortstop Courtney Buss and catcher Mandie Schultz were also named to the 10-player first team for Spencer. Buss, the Rockets’ leadoff hitter, had two three-hit games during conference play.
Sophomore first baseman Lexi Baehr and outfielder Jenna Schober were named to the second team, and outfielder Cinnamin Harwood and designated player Kallie Reckner were honorable mention picks for Spencer.
Columbus Catholic senior Abby Baierl was the Dons’ lone all-conference representative, earning second-team honors after the Dons finished 1-11.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
2016 All-Cloverbelt Conference East Division Softball Team
First team: Emily Johnson, sr., Gilman; Morgan Birkenholz, sr., Gilman; Taylor Hendricks, jr., Gilman; Kaylee Learman, so., Greenwood; Morgan Reinwand, jr., Loyal/Granton; Devyn Schoonover, sr., Loyal/Granton; Dani Pfeiffer, sr., Neillsville; Macie Weber, sr., Spencer; Courtney Buss, jr., Spencer; Mandie Schultz, sr., Spencer.
Second team: Abby Baierl, sr., Marshfield Columbus Catholic; Kayla Chause, jr., Gilman; Lexi Hinker, sr., Greenwood; Ashley Walker, sr., Greenwood; Deveni Rowley, jr., Loyal/Granton; Ryleigh Wilke, sr., Loyal/Granton; Jenna Pavlac, sr., Neillsville; Baileigh Johnson, so., Neillsville; Lexi Baehr, so., Spencer; Jenna Schober, jr., Spencer.
Honorable mention: Venessa Lopez, fr., Colby; Mariah Person, sr., Gilman; Kasee Burton, so., Gilman; Kassidy Lamovec, jr., Greenwood; Kristyn Nigon, sr., Greenwood; Haley Rueth, fr., Loyal/Granton; Cinnamin Harwood, jr., Spencer; Kallie Reckner, sr., Spencer.
Player of the Year: Macie Weber, Spencer.