All-county Softball

Baltimore City

June 10, 2005|By Glenn P. Graham

Player of the Year

Colleen Matthes, Institute of Notre Dame

The sophomore pitcher led the No. 5 Indians to a second straight runner-up finish in the tough and balanced Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference.

Matthes went 16-8 for the season, recording 168 strikeouts in 161 innings and six shutouts. She had one perfect game, and also a no-hitter. She hit .397 with 19 RBIs.

Coach of the Year

Lisa Martin, Digital Harbor

The first-year coach got the most out of a talented, young group to lead the Rams to a 15-0 regular season and the Baltimore City league title.

Martin, a Sparrows Point and Towson University grad, counted on team-building drills that kept practice focused and fun. The time well spent translated into wins, as the Rams (16-1) got past DuBois in their Class 1A South regional opener before falling to eventual regional champ Tuscarora.

First team

Name School Cl Pos

Carly Martin Seton Keough So. P

Colleen Matthes IND So. P

Ashley Dennis IND Sr. C

Lauren Dulay Seton Keough Jr. 1B

Kristin Urban Mercy So. 2B

Jen Verdis Mercy So. SS

Jessica Vetock IND Jr. SS

April Ridenour Poly Sr. 3B

Kathy McLaughlin Seton Keough So. OF

Courtney O'Hara IND Sr. OF

Ashley French IND Sr. OF

Joyann Line Digital Harbor Fr. UT

Second team

Name School Cl Pos

Jackie Murk Friends Jr. P

Kelly Karle Mercy Fr. C

Heather McDonagh Friends Sr. C

Stephanie Petrides IND Sr. 1B

Meghan Kovacs Seton Keough So. 3B

Brianna Jones IND Fr. 3B

Victoria Green Walbrook Jr. SS

Melissa Read Seton Keough Sr. SS

Nicole Rude Friends Jr. SS

Cari Edwards Western So. OF

Kelli Workmeister Catholic Sr. OF

Brandie Wright Digital Harbor Fr. OF

Note: Teams selected by Glenn P. Graham after consultation with The Sun staff and area coaches.

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