First team at a glance 1993 ALL-HARFORD COUNTY SOFTBALL TEAM

June 07, 1993|By Katherine Dunn

* Tonia Bruno, North Harford, Sr., catcher -- A standout at the plate and behind it, Bruno finished with a .563 batting average and a .986 fielding percentage. She threw out 11 of 15 runners attempting to steal and picked off four more. Offensively, she led the Hawks in almost every category, including RBI (17) and on-base percentage (.625).

* Kim Clark, Edgewood, Sr., outfield -- An outfielder with a great arm, Clark didn't make an error this season and threw out two runners at the plate. Batting fifth, the left fielder hit .378 and was a great bunter. She also drove in 19 runs for the county co-champs.

* Ann Collins, Edgewood, Sr., infield -- Batting second, Collins led the Rams with a .517 average, drove in 20 runs and scored 19. The veteran led the Metro area in doubles with 11. At third base, she made just one error.

* Jen Collins, Edgewood, Soph., infield -- Like her sister, the younger Collins was an all-around player. Hitting leadoff, she batted .492 with 19 RBI, five doubles and

two triples. She led the team in stolen bases with 28. At shortstop, she made only seven errors in 83 chances.

* Amy Finlayson, Bel Air, Jr., pitcher -- More consistent with more speed this year, Finlayson (13-4) posted a 1.59 ERA and allowed just 27 earned runs in 119 innings. The right-hander struck out 145 and walked only 31. Batting cleanup, she hit .333 with 14 RBI, two doubles and two triples for the county co-champs.

* Rebecca Hawkins, Havre de Grace, Sr., pitcher -- The Warriors' most valuable player, Hawkins accounted for 61 percent of her team's putouts. With a 1.59 ERA, Hawkins (11-8) struck out 155 and walked 29 in 109 innings, while allowing 25 earned runs. At the plate, she hit .239 but had a .467 on-base percentage. She led her team in walks (13) and steals (11) and tied for the lead in RBI (11).

* Stacey Jenkins, Edgewood, Sr., outfield -- The most improved player on the team, Jenkins made just one error in right field. She had two assists and 33 putouts. At the plate, Jenkins hit seventh and batted .409 with three RBI.

* Katie Kraus, C. Milton Wright, Jr., infield -- A steady first baseman, Kraus made just one error in 113 chances this season. Batting third, she hit .391 and led the Mustangs with nine RBI.

* Katie Nietubicz, John Carroll, Sr., infield -- The Patriots' second baseman led the team with a .478 average and 16 RBI. She also hit three doubles and a home run and stole six bases. Nietubicz made only two errors.

* Amity Torbit, John Carroll, Sr., infield -- One of the league's top all-around players for the past four years, Torbit hit .426 this season in the leadoff spot. She had five doubles and four triples and led the team in stolen bases with 10. At shortstop, Torbit made just two errors.

* Emily Weibel, Fallston, Fr., outfield -- A bright spot in a rough season for the Cougars, Weibel made a lot of big plays in center field. She threw out seven runners at the plate and had a fielding percentage of .900. Batting third or cleanup, she hit .360 with eight RBI and 15 runs scored.

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