Sowa earns Player of the Year honors for CCAA East I
Gowanda’s Jess Sowa was named CCAA East I softball Player of the Year recently while her head coach, Darlene Pfaffenbach, was named Coach of the Year.
Olean’s Monica Moses was the Pitcher of the Year.
Joining Sowa on the First Team were Lady Panther teammates Ally Keller and Da:’di: Jones while Moses was joined by Lady Husky teammates Rachel Painter, Bethany Fratercangelo and Brinee Torrey.
Also on the First Team were Portville’s Cammie McCracken and Shaina Griffin, as well as Allegany-Limestone’s Kaelyn Shea and Haley Ruffner.
On the second team were Gowanda’s Malyssa Farley, Jennah Stelley, Tia Thompson and Taylor Olson, as well as Olean’s Kayla Henning, Sarah Retchless and Chantel Singelton. Portville’s Darienne Slocum and Britta Rajski, as well as Allegany-Limestone’s Madison Moran and Jessica Giardini were also named to the Second Team. Randolph’s Morgan Gumhalter and Salamanca’s Meagan Martin rounded out the Second Team.
Honorable mention went to Olivia Anzivine (Olean), Madison Clark and Piper Slocum of Portville, as well as Gowanda’s Sydney Gominiak, Rachel Greco and Halie Booth. Allegany-Limestone’s Caroline Kaffka and Nateal Papaserge, along with Randolph’s Peyton Terrette and Kaylee Hettenbaugh and Salamanca’s Ashley Miller were also named as honorable mention recipients.
Sportsmanship winners were Catee Anastasia (Olean), Sowa (Gowanda), Madison Clark (Portville), Mariah Monroe (ALCS), Sabrina Jackson (Randolph) and Meagan Martin (Salamanca).
Ally Keller Gowanda 12
Da:’di: JonesGowanda 9
Kaelyn SheaALCS 11
Haley RuffnerALCS 11
Sarah Retchless Olean12
Malyssa FarleyGowanda 11
Jennah StelleyGowanda 10
Tia ThompsonGowanda 11
Taylor OlsonGowanda 10
Madison Moran ALCS 12
Jessica Giardini ALCS 12
Morgan GumhalterRandolph 10
ALCS: Caroline Kaffka, Nateal Papaserge
Gowanda: Sydney Gominiak, Rachel Greco, Halie Booth
Olean: Olivia Anzivine
Portville: Madison Clark, Piper Slocum
Randolph: Peyton Terrette, Kaylee Hettenbaugh
Salamanca: Ashley Miller
Player of the Year: Jess Sowa, Gowanda
Pitcher of the Year: Monica Moses, Olean
Coach of the Year: Darlene Pfaffenbach, Gowanda
ALCS: Mariah Monroe
Gowanda: Jess Sowa
Olean: Catee Anastasia
Portville: Madison Clark
Randolph: Sabrina Jackson
Salamanca: Meagan Martin