The Victoria Advocate last weekend announced the Victoria All-Area and Corpus Christi All South Texas softball teams. Their selections included seven Lady Eagles., Kaitlin McCool, Mallory Jessop, Samantha Lopez, Melissa Cisneros, Megan Carter, Chelsea Bluemel and Cassie Blaschke.
One of the girls, Kaitlin McCool is one of only four players in class 1A to be selected to play in the Texas Girls Coaches Association All Star game on Tuesday, July 14 at The University of Texas in Austin at McCombs Softball Field.
Kaitlin will represent the East team consisting of 1A - 3A players from throughout Texas. Pre-game is 4 p.m. and game time is 4:30.
McCool had a batting average of .629, 49 runs scored, eight doubles, eight triples and 4 home runs. Kaitlin also had 29 runs batted in, 36 stolen bases and 9 bases on balls and on base average of.658 this season. McCool was selected TSWA 2nd team; All-State catcher; and 1st team All-Area.
Jessop batted .449, 26 runs scored, 7 doubles. She had 21 runs batted in and swiped 18 bases. She had 4 bases on balls an on-base average of .473, slugging percentage of .528 and a fielding average of .625. Jessop was selected TSWA 2nd team All-State Outfielder and 2nd Team All-South Texas Outfielder.
Lopez had a batting average of .478, 21 runs scored, with 6 doubles, two triples and 15 RBI’s. Sam had 4 stolen bases, two walks, and on base average of .489. Sam had a .589 slugging and a fielding percentage of .861. Lopez was selected TSWA 2nd team All-State second baseman. Cisneros was the Lady Eagles designated/utility player for this season. “Pumpkin,” as she is known, batted .383, scoring 19 runs, hitting two doubles, one triple, 15 runs batted in, 6 stolen bases, and 7 walks. Her on base average was .431, and a slugging percentage of .426. Melissa was selected TSWA 3rd Team All-State Designated/Utility Player.
Carter batted .606 with 26 runs score, 18 doubles, 2 triples, 3 homeruns, 39 runs batted in, six stolen bases, three bases on balls, on base average of .619, and a slugging percentage of .911. Carter’s pitching stats for the 2009 season included 21 wins and 11 losses. innings pitched 182, strike outs- 253, base on balls-81, hits allowed-120, runs Allowed-102, Earned Runs 24, ERA - 0.921. Carter was selected TSWA Honorable Mention All-State pitcher, 2nd Team All-South Texas pitcher, and Honorable Mention All-Area pitcher.
Bluemel batted .449, scoring 36 runs, 3 doubles, and 3 triples. Bluemel had 31 RBI’s. Bluemel had 20 stolen bases and 10 bases on balls. Chelsea also had an on base average of .496, slugging percentage of .533, and a fielding percentage of .734. Bluemel is an Honorable Mention All-Area short stop.
Blaschke batted .326, scoring 10 times, three doubles, two stolen bases and 10 runs batted in, slugging percentage of .457 and an on base average of .340.
Blaschke was selected Honorable Mention All-Area first baseman.