Times Leader 2017 Softball All-Stars

July 3rd, 2017 9:05 am

Tiana Treon

Hazleton Area

3B – Fr.

Coaches’ WVC Division 1 MVP. … Led the team with a .506 batting average. … Finished with 25 RBI, 19 runs, four doubles, three homers and a triple.

Hope Kinney

Hazleton Area

C – Sr.

Veteran leader on a team with several newcomers. … Hit .405, third on the team. … Knocked in 24 runs, had seven doubles, three home runs and two triples.

Megan Trivelpiece

Hazleton Area

1B – Sr.

Three-time Times Leader selection. … Led the Cougars with 35 RBI, nine doubles and six home runs. … Hit .409 and added two triples.

Audi Welles

Wyo. Valley West

C – Sr.

Coaches’ WVC Division 1 Player of the Year. … Strong defender who will play at Kutztown University. … In league play, hit .326, scored 11 runs, had eight RBI and four doubles.

Miranda Bohn


P – Jr.

Coaches WVC Division 2 MVP. … Had a 13-0 record in WVC play with a 0.96 ERA and 85 strikeouts in 88 innings. … Hit .359 with 13 RBI and a home run.

Hope Jones


P/SS – So.

Two-time Times Leader pick. … Posted a 1.65 ERA and struck out 82 in 85 innings. … Led the team with eight stolen bases, hit .315, had three doubles and seven RBI.

Jenna Simmons


3B – So.

Led the Tigers with 28 RBI and six home runs. … Added a .320 batting average along with seven doubles and a triple. … Strong defensively at the hot corner.

Kendra Schultz


P/DP – So.

Coaches’ WVC Division 2 Player of the Year. … Hit .392 with 17 RBI, six doubles and two triples. … Recorded a 1.64 ERA with 87 strikeouts in 76.2 innings.

Paige Mokychic


OF – Sr.

Led the team with a .444 batting average and 10 doubles. … Knocked in 24 runs, had two triples and a homer. … Excelled in the run to the 4A state title game.

Brittany Hebda

Holy Redeemer

3B – Sr.

Coaches’ WVC Division 3 Co-Player of the Year. … Hit .525 to lead the team. … Had 26 RBI, nine doubles, four homers and two triples.

Tiana Wren

Holy Redeemer

OF – S0.

Two-time Times Leader selection. … Led the team in homers with seven and RBI with 32. … Batted .455 and also added nine doubles and a triple.

Morgan Bienkowski

Holy Redeemer

P/SS – Jr.

Coaches’ WVC Division 3 MVP and three-time Times Leader choice. … Struck out 120 in 57 innings with a 0.98 ERA. … Hit .466 with 23 RBI, nine doubles and two triples.

Kristen Coffay

Holy Redeemer

P/SS – Sr.

Three-time Times Leader pick. … Had a 0.86 ERA with 58 strikeouts in 49 innings pitched. … Batted .404 with 12 RBI, five doubles and a home run.

Cassandra Konopki


SS – Jr.

Coaches WVC Division 3 Co-Player of the Year. … Led the team with a six homers and 28 RBI. … Had eight doubles, a triple and six stolen bases.

Chloe VanGorder


C – Jr.

Paced the team with a .630 batting average. … Drove in 17 runs, led the team with 10 doubles, added two doubles and two home runs.

Alexa McHugh

Pittston Area

1B – So.

Two-year starter who led the Patriots with a .548 average and 34 hits. … Tied for the team lead with five doubles and two triples. … Finished with 15 RBI.

Heather Natt

Hazleton Area

Co-Coach of the Year

Coached the Cougars to the WVC Division 1 title, the first-ever District 2 Class 6A championship and the school’s first berth in a state championship game. … Team finished with a 21-4 overall record.

Bob Hegedty


Co-Coach of the Year

Coached the Tigers to their first district title since 1999. … The program also played for the 4A state title, another first. … Team finished with a 19-6 overall record, with three losses coming by one run.


Kyle Levan`P`Berwick`Jr.

Sammi Starr`SS`Berwick`Jr.

Maddie Kelley`P`Dallas`Sr.

Erika Book`P`Hazleton Area`Jr.

Taylor Kaschak`2B`Hazleton Area`Jr.

Kiera Brown`OF`Nanticoke`Sr.

Nicole Cragle`1B`Northwest`So.

Brooke Harvey`P`Northwest`Jr.

Lexi Felinski`2B`Pittston Area`So.

Faith Jones`SS`Tunkhannock`So.

Jess Parente`C`Wyoming Area`Jr.

Kristi Skok`3B`Wyoming Area`Jr.

Jaden Belles`SS`WVW`Jr.

Payton Boller`2B`WVW`Sr.

Mandi Zawadzki`1B`WVW`Jr.

— Compiled by John Erzar

Heather Natt, Co-Coach of the Year, Hazleton Area
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Hazleton-GSB-Head-Coach-Heather-Natt.jpgHeather Natt, Co-Coach of the Year, Hazleton Area
Hope Kinney, Hazleton Area
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Hazleton-GSB-Hope-Kinney.jpgHope Kinney, Hazleton Area
Megan Trivelpiece, Hazleton Area
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Hazleton-GSB-Megan-Trivelpiece.jpgMegan Trivelpiece, Hazleton Area
Tiana Treon, Hazleton Area
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Hazleton-GSB-Tiana-Treon.jpgTiana Treon, Hazleton Area
Hope Jones, Tunkhannock
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Hope-Jones.jpgHope Jones, Tunkhannock
Jenna Simmons, Tunkhannock
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Jenna-Simmons.jpgJenna Simmons, Tunkhannock
Kendra Schultz, Tunkhannock
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Kendra-Schultz.jpgKendra Schultz, Tunkhannock
Paige Mokychic, Tunkhannock
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_PaigeMokychic.jpgPaige Mokychic, Tunkhannock
Miranda Bohn, Nanticoke
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Miranda-Bohn.jpgMiranda Bohn, Nanticoke
Morgan Bienkowski, Holy Redeemer
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Morgan-Bienkowski.jpgMorgan Bienkowski, Holy Redeemer
Audi Welles, Wyo. Valley West
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_AudiWelles.jpgAudi Welles, Wyo. Valley West
Brittany Hebda, Holy Redeemer
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Brittany-Hebda.jpgBrittany Hebda, Holy Redeemer
Kristen Coffay, Holy Redeemer
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Kristen-Coffay.jpgKristen Coffay, Holy Redeemer
Tiana Wren, Holy Redeemer
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_TianaWren.jpgTiana Wren, Holy Redeemer
Alexa McHugh, Pittston Area
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_McHugh.jpgAlexa McHugh, Pittston Area
Chloe VanGorder, Lake-Lehman
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_chloevangorder.jpgChloe VanGorder, Lake-Lehman
Bob Hegedty, Co-Coach of the Year, Tunkhannock
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_TUNK_Hegedty.jpgBob Hegedty, Co-Coach of the Year, Tunkhannock
Cassandra Konopki, Lake-Lehman
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_wya_sb1_faa-1-.jpgCassandra Konopki, Lake-Lehman