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Meet the 2018 Star Tribune softball All-Metro first team

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune, 06/08/18, 1:30PM CDT

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Scroll down to see who made the second and third teams as well.

All-metro first team

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All photos were submitted, except for the ones of Kailey Ahlstrom and Abby Sagert, which were taken by SportsEngine's Cheryl Myers


All-metro second team

Pitchers

Mia Kraimer, New Prague, jr.: Record of 12-1, 1.11 ERA, 82 K. Hit .429. Committed to South Dakota

Grace Gall, Eastview, sr.: 11-3 with one save, 144 K, 1.93 ERA.

Samantha Pederson, North Branch, sr.: 19-2, 0.92 ERA, 158 K, .512 BA. UMD-bound

Jayna Witzany, Hill-Murray, sr.: 16-3, 1.09 ERA, three-year starter. Signed with Mount Mercy.

Catchers

Kaitlyn Rocco, Woodbury, sr.: Hit .500, adept at getting on base. Signed with Northern Kentucky.

Joie Fittante, Shakopee, fr.: Hit .567 with 38 regular-season hits.

Fielders

Sophie Cave, North St. Paul, SS, sr.: .458, 5 HR, 17 RBI. Committed to Iowa Central C.C.

Olivia Hazelbaker, Farmington, SS, jr.: .452, 6 HR, 27 RBI. Committed to Augustana.

Sarah Hudson, Buffalo, 3B, sr: Hit .556 with 7 HR, 33 RBI. Signed with Villanova.

Kate Pryor, Minnehaha Academy, SS, so.: .625 BA with seven HRs, and 29 RBI.

Jade Tomashek, Maple Grove, 2B, jr.: Hit .488 with a .542 on-base percentage, six HR. Committed to Winona St.

Dani Sorenson, Rosemount, OF, sr.: Lefthanded slap-hitter with great speed. Signed with Quinnipiac.


How the team was chosen

The Star Tribune’s All-Metro teams and Metro Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from metro-area coaches, conversations with a panel of coaches and staff observations.

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