Seda selected for all-division Iowa Star Conference South squad
Taylor, Bliss also named; Merchant named Co-Coach of the Year
North Tama head softball coach Madonna Merchant was announced as the Iowa Star Conference South Co-Coach of the Year in the league’s all-division teams released recently.
Merchant shares the honor with Colo-NESCO’s Candace Sutton. The Redhawks finished the season 7-12, their best finish since 2018.
North Tama’s Gabriella Seda was picked as a first-team outfielder as a freshman for the Redhawks. She led the way at the plate with a .429 average, including three doubles, four triples and 15 runs batted in with 10 stolen bases and 21 runs scored.
North Tama infielder Lydia Taylor earned a slot on the second-team. She hit .317 with five doubles and two homers in her junior season with the Redhawks.
Honorable mention went to rising freshman Sydnee Bliss of North Tama.
Collins-Maxwell junior Erica Houge won South Player of the Year honors.
All-Iowa Star Conference South Division Softball Teams
Erica Houge, jr., P, Collins-Max.
Marissa Boege, sr., C, Collins-Max.
Jayden Peters, 8th, INF, Collins-Max.
Callie Kohlwes, sr., INF, Colo-NESCO
Blake Mathern, 8th, INF, GMG
Raegan Crawford, so., INF, BCLUW
Mandee Selover, sr., INF, Baxter
Cypress Erickson, fr., OF, Collins-Max.
Molly Angell, so., OF, Colo-NESCO
Gabriella Seda, fr., OF, North Tama
Abigail Hostetler, sr., UT, Colo-NESCO
Adelyn Sienknecht, jr., UT, GMG
Morgan Bergman, so., UT, BCLUW
Klayre Gallentine, so., P, BCLUW
Cassie Nason, so., C, BCLUW
Emma Pasquariello, jr., INF, Collins-Max.
Rylee Upchurch, jr., INF, Colo-NESCO
Cameron Bergman, sr., INF, BCLUW
Lydia Taylor, jr., INF, North Tama
Hannah Kimberley, jr., OF, Collins-Max.
Abby Parks, jr., OF, GMG
Grace Farnsworth, fr., OF, BCLUW
Lydia Pierce, jr, Baxter
Maliah Gunderson, jr., BCLUW
Mary Staudt, sr., Collins-Maxwell
Annabelle Nessa, jr., Colo-NESCO
Maecyn Lewis, jr., GMG
Sydnee Bliss, 8th, North Tama
Final Conference Standings
North Tama 5-10