The Knappa softball team placed five players on this year’s Northwest all-league team, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced during the league playoffs.

Senior shortstop Laicee Hendrickson and junior pitcher Madelynn Weaver led the way, as first-team selections.

Freshman pitcher/infielder Hannah Dietrichs and junior outfielder Sophia Carlson both earned second-team honors, and senior Hannah Hellberg at first base was selected honorable mention.

The complete Northwest all-league softball team:

First Team

P/1B: Joyce Everett, Sr., Vernonia

P: Madelynn Weaver, Jr., Knappa

C/SS: Shamilee Chatelain, So., Nestucca

C/3B: Sydney Lawrence, Jr., Perrydale

C: Megan Tuck, Sr., St. Paul

C/P/1B: Brooklynn Walters, Fr., Vernonia

SS: Nita Cook, Fr., Vernonia

SS: Laicee Hendrickson, Sr., Knappa

SS: Kenzy Lawrence, Jr., Perrydale

OF/1B: Avery Smith, Sr., Neah-Kah-Nie

OF: Sadie Smith, Sr., St. Paul

U: Haylee Johnston, Fr., Gaston

Second Team

P/Inf: Hannah Dietrichs, Fr., Knappa

P: Hailey Ernst, Fr., Neah-Kah-Nie

P: Danny Johnson, Sr., Nestucca

P: Rachel Vela, Sr., St. Paul

P/1B/C: Jordan Walters, Jr., Vernonia

2B/C: Brooklyn McKillip, Sr., Nestucca

2B: Tommi Ota, Jr., Vernonia

SS: Destiny Smith, Jr., St. Paul

OF: Sophia Carlson, Jr., Knappa

OF: Sydney Perkins, Sr., Perrydale

U: Alix Heisler, Jr., Gaston

U: Hannah Farmer, Jr., Gaston

Honorable mention

P/OF: Olivia Leslie, Jr., Nestucca

1B: Hannah Hellberg, Sr., Knappa

1B: Ryleigh Royster, So., Nestucca

OF: Jayden Hartman, So., Vernonia

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or ghenley@dailyastorian.com.

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