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League champion Lakeview and runner-up Rogue River dominated the Southern Cascade League softball all-star voting with a combined 14 selections, the SCL coaches announced Friday.
Rogue River junior Josie Pratt and Lakeview senior Rachel Leal shared the league's player of the year award, while Lakeview's Jackie Robinson was named coach of the year.
Lakeview had the most combined first- and second-team selections with eight, while Rogue River had the most first-team picks with five.
Cascade Christian junior Rebekah Ratcliff was the Challengers' lone first-team selection. Also for Cascade Christian, senior Alaina Thomson and sophomores Allison McMahon and Raleighanne Weaver were second-team picks. Cascade Christian senior Katie McMahon was an honorable mention.
The SCL all-star team is selected by the league's coaches.
Lakeview (13-10, 7-2 SCL) edged Rogue River (7-9, 6-3) in the conference title chase.
All SCL Softball
Rachel Leal, Sr., Lakeview; Amanda Arcularius, Jr., Lakeview; Tori Cumrine, Jr., Lakeview; Abbi Brooks, Jr., Lakeview; Marina Rodriguez, So., Rogue River; Brittany Fredenburg, Jr., Rogue River; Josie Pratt, Jr., Rogue River; Alyssa Sands, Fr., Rogue River; Elly Moulder, Fr., Rogue River; Miliya Stewart, Sr., Illinois Valley; Erika Anderson, Jr., Illinois Valley; Abby Miller, Sr., Illinois Valley; Rebekah Ratcliff, Jr., Cascade Christian.
Co-Player of the Year — Josie Pratt, Jr., Rogue River.
Co-Player of the Year — Rachel Leal, Sr., Lakeview.
Coach of the Year — Jackie Robinson, Lakeview.
Jessica Alves, Sr., Lakeview; Brandi Larson, Sr., Lakeview; Katie Hadley, So., Lakeview; McKenna Albertson, Jr., Lakeview; Courtney Hardy, So., Rogue River; Keyanna Augustadt, Sr., Illinois Valley; Alexus Inge, So., Illinois Valley; Allison McMahon, So., Cascade Christian; Alaina Thomson, Sr., Cascade Christian; Raleighanne Weaver, So., Cascade Christian.
Laura Potter, Jr., Rogue River; Katie McMahon, Sr., Cascade Christian.