FIRST TEAM

PITCHERS

Ashley Peters (co-captain)

School: Rock Island

Year: Senior

Stats: 20-3, 1.58 ERA, 12 walks, 184 Ks; .553 avg., 12 doubles, 3 HRs, 33 RBIs

Quick hit: Purdue signee and Illinois Coaches Association Class 4A first-team all-stater led Rocks to their first 10-0 mark in Big Six play. The left-hander was a three-time all-Big Six selection. 

Allie Timmons

School: Davenport Assumption

Year: Senior

Stats: 32-0, 1.28 ERA, 181 IP, 45 walks, 222 Ks

Quick hit: Iowa recruit and IGCA Class 3A first team all-state selection pitched Knights to their third consecutive state title. She had season-high 14 strikeouts against Central DeWitt.  

CATCHER

Kaylie Reynolds

School: Muscatine

Year: Senior

Stats: .452 avg., 20 doubles, 8 HR, 55 RBIs, .852 slugging

Quick hit: First team all-MAC and second team all-state in 5A, Reynolds paced 31-win Muskies in doubles, homers, RBIs and on-base. She also had a fielding percentage near .990. 

FIRST BASE

Erica Ralfs

School: Davenport West

Year: Senior

Stats: .420 avg., 8 doubles, 5 HRs, 26 RBIs; 10-10, 2.94 ERA, 142 Ks

Quick hit: First team all-MAC and third team all-state in 5A, Ralfs was Falcons' top home run hitter and run producer. Team's ace also was second among MAC pitchers in strikeouts.

SECOND BASE

Carli Spelhaug (co-captain)

School: Pleasant Valley

Year: Senior

Stats: .508 avg., 57 runs, 12 doubles, 7 HR, 42 RBIs, 20 SB, .558 OBP

Quick hit: Iowa State recruit and 5A first team all-stater was MAC player of year for second straight season. Spelhaug, a five-year starter, struck out only three times in 149 plate appearances.

SHORTSTOP

Taylor Pannell

School: Rock Island

Year: Freshman

Stats: .453 avg., 16 doubles, 8 HR, 30 RBIs, 47 runs, 29 SB

Quick hit: The Auburn recruit was all-Big Six and second team all-state in 4A. Team's leadoff hitter was 7-for-9 with three extra-base hits and three RBIs vs. Moline in league twinbill. 

THIRD BASE

Brandi LaFountaine

School: United Township

Year: Senior

Stats: .473 avg., 13 doubles, 2 triples, 5 HR, 27 RBIs

Quick hit: Illinois State signee and team captain was a four-year all-Big Six selection. Also the team's top pitcher, LaFountaine hit .485 in conference play and had .991 fielding percentage.

OUTFIELD

Kayla DePoorter

School: Moline

Year: Junior

Stats: .419 avg., 13 doubles, 7 HR, 29 RBIs, 41 runs

Quick hit: All-Big Six and second team all-stater helped Maroons reach 4A super-sectional with upset win over Rock Island. She was team leader in hits (54), runs and homers. 

Lea Nelson

School: Davenport Assumption

Year: Senior

Stats: .507 avg., 64 runs, 68 hits, 7 doubles, 8 HR, 34 RBIs, 44 SB

Quick hit: Captain of 3A all-tournament team, team's leadoff hitter was 8-for-9 with five stolen bases in three state games. First team all-stater led MAC in runs and steals and was fifth in homers.

Emily Wood

School: Pleasant Valley

Year: Sophomore

Stats: .553 avg., 46 runs, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 20 RBIs, 33 SB

Quick hit: Despite missing 12 games with injury, second team 5A all-stater was spark plug for Spartans. The center fielder led MAC in average, triples and had a lofty .578 on-base percentage.

UTILITY

Sophia DelVecchio

School: Bettendorf

Year: Sophomore

Stats: .402 avg., 7 doubles, 15 HR, 48 RBIs; 14-5, 3.39 ERA, 105 1/3 IP

Quick hit: Conference leader in home runs, DelVecchio was first team all-MAC and second team all-state in 5A. She also was the ace in the circle for the 22-win Bulldogs. 

Sydney Jensen

School: Moline

Year: Senior

Stats: .425 avg., 12 doubles, 3 HR, 35 RBIs

Quick hit: Named first team all-Big Six and first team all-state in 4A, Jensen was the Maroons' catcher. She hit .500 in conference games and spurred team to 24 wins and the Elite 8.

Anna Wohlers

School: Davenport Assumption

Year: Sophomore

Stats: .464 avg., 15 doubles, 9 HR, 56 RBIs, 19 walks, .551 OBP

Quick hit: Class 3A first team all-state catcher was Knights' cleanup hitter. She paced team in extra-base hits and had a .903 slugging percentage. Her RBI total tied for MAC lead.

SECOND TEAM

Position;Name;School;Year;Stats

P;Sophia Lindquist;Pleasant Valley;So.;8-3, 2.18 ERA; .372 avg., 38 runs

P;Carrie Nelson;Muscatine;Sr.;20-7, 2.44 ERA, 149 1/3 IP, 93 Ks

C;Emma Dennison;Bettendorf;So.;.400 avg., 13 HR, 32 RBIs, 20 walks

1B;Ryann Cheek;North Scott;So.;.312 avg., 8 2B, 15 RBIs; 12-6, 1.86 ERA

2B;Olivia Wardlow;Assumption;So.;.406 avg., 50 runs, 10 doubles, 28 RBIs, 38 steals

SS;Kyra Schumaker;United Township;So.;.495 avg., 36 runs, 16 doubles, 7 HR, 43 RBIs

3B;Anna Forari;Bettendorf;Sr.;.465 avg., 9 doubles, 3 HR, 26 RBIs

OF;Ally Gore;Moline;So.;.387 avg., 10 doubles, 33 runs, 19 SB

OF;Rylie Moss;Muscatine;So.;.468 avg., 43 runs, 6 doubles, 19 RBIs, 38 SB

OF;Yanna Roberts;Davenport North;So.;.505 avg., 35 runs, 22 RBIs, 12 SB

UT;Sam Lee;North Scott;Jr.;.366 avg., 26 runs, 5 doubles, 5 HR, 35 RBIs

UT;Kaylynn Salyars;Muscatine;So.;.444 avg., 16 doubles, 6 HR, 50 RBIs

UT;Lauryn Stegall;Rock Island;Sr.;.371 avg., 11 doubles, 9 HR, 34 RBIs; 8-1, 3.55 ERA

HONORABLE MENTION

Alleman: Alli Ferrari, sr.; Madison Steines, so.

Assumption: Gracie Jevyak, so.; Emma Johnson, sr.; Lauren Loken, so.; Carlie Sammon, jr.; Nicole Yoder, sr.

Bettendorf: Breanna Newton, jr.; Alexis Mulvehill, jr.

Clinton: Amber Lee, so.; Madison Meggenberg, jr.

Davenport Central: Megan Fellner, sr.; Bre Shorter, jr. 

Davenport North: Molly Freeman, jr.; Ivy Wilmington, so. 

Davenport West: Kaylie Caldwell, so.; Abby Smith, fr.

Moline: Aubrie Dodd, sr.; Greta Specht, jr.; LeeAnn VandeVoorde, jr.

Muscatine: Olivia Harmon, so.; Haley Jarrett, sr.; Kate Nelson, sr.

North Scott: Brooke Kilburg, jr.; Drew Lewis, jr.; Abby Moeller, sr.; Taylor Robertson, so.; Ashlynn Shannon, sr.

Pleasant Valley: Peggy Klingler, jr.; Bell Luebken, jr.; Jessi Meyer, so.

Rock Island: Makenna Carothers, so.; Delaney Kelley, sr. 

United Township: Vanessa Oliva, sr.

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Sports Editor

Prep sports editor, with emphasis on covering the Mississippi Athletic Conference and Iowa area high schools. I've been in sports journalism for 17 years, the last five at the Quad-City Times.