Stats: 19-1, 0.41 ERA, 120 1/3 IP, 19 walks, 108 Ks; .409 average, 42 runs, 13 doubles, 58 RBIs, 10 SB
Quick hit: The MAC player of the year earned first team all-state accolades in 3A. She led the Knights in RBIs and sacrifices. In pitching circle, Northern Iowa recruit didn't surrender an earned run in last 25 innings she pitched.
Nicole Timmons (captain)
Stats: 25-0, 0.43 ERA, 145 2/3 IP, 32 hits allowed, 53 walks, 321 Ks, .065 opponents batting average
Quick hit: Drake signee and captain of Class 3A all-tournament team powered Knights to their first state title after striking out tournament-record 20 in finale. She allowed just one earned run in her last 55 2/3 innings.
Stats: .422 average, 54 hits, 14 doubles, 8 HRs, 53 RBIs, .719 slugging
Quick hit: Northern Iowa signee and first team all-state choice batted clean-up and led state champion Knights in home runs. Valainis, a five-year starer, had 17 games where she drove in multiple runs.
Stats: .393 average, 48 hits, 11 doubles, 6 HRs, 37 RBIs, .631 slugging
Quick hit: A three-time first team all-metro selection, she earned first team all-Big Six and Class 4A second team all-state honors by Illinois Coaches Association.
School: Pleasant Valley
Stats: .469 average, 50 runs, 67 hits, 14 doubles, 5 triples, 5 HRs, 29 RBIs, 21 SB, .503 on-base percentage, .741 slugging
Quick hit: Captain of the Class 5A all-tournament team at state, Spelhaug led Spartans in five offensive categories — runs, hits, doubles, triples and stolen bases. She had just six errors in 152 chances defensively.
School: United Township
Stats: .423 average, 41 hits, 9 doubles, 3 triples, 7 HRs, 40 RBIs, .793 slugging
Quick hit: Has been on the all-metro team all four years, the last three on the first team. Earned first team all-Big Six and ICA 4A second team all-state honors.
Stats: .384 average, 48 hits, 18 RBIs, 18 stolen bases, .560 slugging
Quick hit: Earned third team Class 4A all-state and first team all-Big Six honors for the Maroons.
Stats: .483 average, 57 hits, 41 runs, 10 doubles, 3 triples, HR, 18 RBIs, 5 stolen bases
Quick hit: Southern Illinois signee earned first team all-Big Six honors and has batted over .400 the past three seasons for the Pioneers.
School: United Township
Stats: .455 average, 40 hits, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 11 RBIs, .511 slugging
Quick hit: Repeat first team selection earned first team all-Big Six and third team Class 4A all-state honors for the second straight year for the Panthers.
Stats: .435 average, 41 runs, 64 hits, 18 doubles, 3 HR, 41 RBIs, 47 SB
Quick hit: First team all-MAC and Class 5A second team all-stater led Bulldogs in extra-base hits, RBIs and stolen bases. South Dakota track recruit was steady in center with only one error in more than 70 chances.
School: Pleasant Valley
Stats: .473 average, 61 hits, 12 doubles, 12 HR, 50 RBIs, .523 on-base percentage, .860 slugging; 12-3, 1.45 ERA, 106 IP, 117 Ks
Quick hit: The first team all-state selection in 5A and team's top hitter was critical to PV's first state championship. She hit game-winning homer in quarterfinals and closed out all three games at state in pitching circle.
School: Davenport West
Stats: .471 average, 56 hits, 11 doubles, 19 HR, 66 RBIs, .556 on-base percentage, 1.042 slugging; 16-3, 1.94 ERA, 119 1/3 IP, 107 Ks
Quick hit: Class 5A first team all-stater tied for state lead in home runs and was third in RBIs. Headed to Kirkwood, Monty finished career with 52 homers. She powered Falcons to 32-9 record and regional final appearance.
School: Rock Island
Stats: 9-2 record, 1.00 ERA, 84 IP, 77 Ks, 1 walk; .441 average, 45 hits, 8 doubles, HR, 24 RBIs
Quick hit: Purdue commit earned first team all-conference and second-team Class 4A all-state honors, helping Rock Island clinch a share of its first conference title since 1995.
Pitcher, sr., Rock Island
Stats: Third team all-state, 11-1, 1.30 ERA, 70 IP, 73 Ks, 12 walks
Pitcher, jr., Pleasant Valley
Stats: 21-5, 1.08 ERA, 136 1/3 IP, 104 hits, 53 walks, 122 Ks; .392 average, 7 doubles, 9 HR, 35 RBIs
Catcher, sr., Pleasant Valley
Stats: .381 average, 51 hits, 8 doubles, 15 HR, 52 RBIs, .776 slugging
First base, jr., Assumption
Stats: .473 average, 52 hits, 6 doubles, 5 HR, 33 RBIs, .524 on-base pct.
Second base, sr., Davenport West
Stats: .455 average, 44 runs, 56 hits, 10 doubles, 4 triples, 45 RBIs, .489 on-base pct.
Shortstop, jr., Davenport West
Stats: .526 average, 53 runs, 71 hits, 12 doubles, 34 RBIs, 26 SB, .562 on-base pct.
Third base, jr., United Township
Stats: Third team all-state, .380 average, .640 slugging, 38 hits, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 6 HR, 25 RBIs
Outfield, jr., Muscatine
Stats: .484 average, 41 runs, 60 hits, 19 RBIs, 28 SB, .526 on-base pct.
Outfield, sr., Assumption
Stats: .422 average, 48 runs, 57 hits, 14 RBIs, 27 SB, .451 on-base pct.
Outfield, 8th, Pleasant Valley
Stats: .415 average, 40 runs, 49 hits, 10 doubles, 5 HR, 32 RBIs, 18 SB
Utility, jr., Alleman
Stats: .410 average, .619 slugging, 43 hits, 9 doubles, 2 triples, 3 HR, 36 RBIs, 7 SB
Utility, jr., Bettendorf
Stats: .464 average, 58 hits, 10 doubles, HR, 32 RBIs, 15 sacrifices, .521 on-base pct.
Utility, sr., United Township
Stats: .362 average, .523 slugging, 38 hits, 14 doubles, 1 HR, 26 RBIs
Alleman: Mattie Buller, jr., Jessica Pauley, jr.
Assumption: Carlie Sammon, fr.; Olivia Wardlow, 8th; Nicole Yoder, so.
Bettendorf: Grace Erpelding, jr.; Madison Temple, fr.; Gabrielle VanderVinne, sr.
Clinton: Maddison Meggenberg, fr.; Allison McQuistion, sr.
Davenport Central: Aubrey Verdon, jr.; Karlie Westmoreland, sr.
Davenport North: Avery Brooks, fr.; Lauren Proehl, sr.; McKenna Rebarcak, 8th
Davenport West: Emma Lee, so.; Erica Ralfs, so.; Paige Roehlk, sr.
Moline: Sydney Biscontine, sr., Alexa Bishop, sr., Alyssa Ealy, sr.
Muscatine: Kaitlyn Bierman, jr.; Jessi Butler, sr.; Catie Cole, jr.; Morgan Hogenson, jr.
North Scott: Rachel Anderson, fr.; Delaney Kilburg, jr.; Casey Lewis, sr.; Peyton Schneckloth, sr.
Pleasant Valley: Rylee Carlson, jr.; Mallory Lafever, so.
Rock Island: Bailey Allison, sr., Lauren Stegall, so., Sophia Thomer, jr.
United Township: Tristan Bautista, sr., Brandi LaFountaine, so.