Star Staff Reports
The Millington Star coverage area has been well represented across the state in softball postseason honors. For the All-State team to All-Star games, players from Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Brighton, Munford and Millington made the rosters.
In Jackson, 33 seniors from West Tennessee participated in the 2017 West Tennessee High School All-Star Softball Game at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex.
Jackson State Head Coach Michael Winders led the Blue Team. Freed-Hardeman Skipper Todd Humphrey was the leader for the Red Team. The Star area players were Marisa Moss, Lindsey Morrissett and Katie Diggs. The game represented 24 schools.
Samantha McDaniel (Lexington); Katilin Pigue (West Carroll); Katelyn Cherry (West Carroll); Marisa Moss (Brighton); Grace Finch (Dresden); Kortney McKenzie (Riverside); Kace Brown (Bruceton); Katie Diggs (Tipton-Rosemark); Molly Dowland (USJ); Danea Grisham (Adamsville); Haley Cooper (Bradford); Anna Comer (McKenzie); Paige Pipkin (Chester Co.); Sydney Parimore (TCA); Kacie Lynch (Jackson Christian); Taylor Hopper (Dyersburg) and Dani Mask (McNairy)
Morgan Hunt (Camden); Baylee Smith (Chester Co.); Allie Turner (Bolivar); Kelsey Turnbow (Ripley); Haley Haltom (South Side); Tiffani Hughey (Bruceton); Callin Stricklin (Hardin Co.); Sydney Shelton (South Side); Allison Sweat (McNairy); Lindsey Morrissett (Brighton), Shelby Autry (Dyer Co.); Ashten Petty (South Gibson); Sarah Hensley (USJ); Kayla Forsythe (Jackson Christian); Cheyenne Childress (Huntingdon); and Morgan Fielding (TCA)
Last Tuesday the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association released its postseason awards.
The TSCA All-State team featured 18 players from West Tennessee. TRA’s Rachel Whitley was named to the Division II team. From Class 3A Munford’s Kelsey Frizzell and Brighton’s Ta’Mya Johnson were to the All-State team.
The TSCA All-Star Game which was played this Tuesday at Trevecca Nazarene featured teams of Middle, East and West Tennessee. All the squads played two games with the West Tennessee All-Stars featuring Millington’s Marquisha Sanders and Brighton’s Moss.