2017-06-15 / Sports

Local Athletes Make All-conference Teams

The Straits Area Conference (SAC) announced their all-conference teams, with several area athletes receiving honors. Sault Ste. Marie teammates Shane Thompson and Logan Bailey were named Players of the Year. Rudyard’s Jace Jenerou was named to the First Team All-SAC for the outfield, and teammate Dylan Mills was named to the First Team as an infielder. Pickford/Cedarville’s Jimmy Storey was named First Team as designated hitter/utility player. St. Ignace’s Sam Fullerton and Preston Mayle, Rudyard’s Cody Coffey, and Pickford/Cedarville’s Matt Bush were all named to the Second Team All-SAC.

In softball, Pickford/Cedarville’s Taylor and Tori Thurmes were named to the First Team All-SAC, along with St. Ignace’s Anna Hart. Pickford/Cedarville’s Darcy Bennin and St. Ignace’s Audrey O’Rourke were named to the Second Team. The full teams are listed below.

Baseball SAC Co-Players of the Year:

Shane Thompson and Logan Bailey, Sault Ste. Marie

Baseball First Team All-SAC:

Catcher 1:
Hunter Coneset, Sault
Pitcher 1:
Shane Thompson, Sault
Pitcher 2:
Logan Bailey, Sault
Outfielder 1:
Jace Jenerou, Rudyard

Outfielder 2:
Kegan Comps, Cheboygan
Outfielder 3:
Ben Skinner, Sault
Infielder 1:
Alex Morehouse, Sault
Infielder 2:
Hayden Schneider, Cheboygan
Infielder 3:
Matt Grisdale, Cheboygan
Infielder 4:
Dylan Mills, Rudyard
Designated Hitter/Utility:
Jimmy Storey,

Baseball Second Team All-SAC:

Catcher 1:
Mike Radle, Cheboygan
Pitcher 1:
Mark LaRoue, Newberry
Pitcher 2:
Sam Fullerton, St. Ignace
Outfielder 1:
Ryan Archer, Newberry
Outfielder 2:
Zach Stempky, Cheboygan
Infielder 1:
Cody Coffey, Rudyard
Infielder 2:
Preston Mayle, St. Ignace
Infielder 3:
Drew Larson, Sault
Infielder 4:
Alex Henry, Newberry
Designated Hitter/Utility:
Matt Bush, Pickford/Cedarville

Baseball Honorable Mention:

Jared Helms, St. Ignace; Derrick Edington, Pickford/Cedarville; Chuck Goeschel, Pickford/Cedarville; Brandon Gravelle, Newberry

Softball SAC Player of the Year:

Emilee Curtis, Rudyard

SAC Coach of the Year: Kurt Kwiatkowski, Rudyard

Team Sportsmanship Award: Newberry

Softball First Team All-SAC:

Bailey VanSloten, Rudyard
Emilee Curtis, Rudyard
Cierra Molina, Rudyard
Lane Clegg, Rudyard
Taylor Thurmes,
Tori Thurmes,
Anna Hart, St. Ignace
Taylor Bryant, Newberry
Maddie Fitzpatrick, Sault
Taylor Smith, Sault
Caitlyn Franz, Cheboygan
Angie Swiderck, Cheboygan

Softball Second Team All-SAC:

Jordan Spring, Rudyard
Darcy Benin, Pickford/Cedarville
Audrey O’Rourke, St. Ignace
Sara Cameron, Newberry
Aly Cameron, Newberry
Merryn McLean, Sault
Mana McLean, Sault

Softball Honorable Mention:

Haley VanSloten, Rudyard; Olivia Mulder and Mikayla Fegan, Pickford/Cedarville; Saylor Sorenson, St. Ignace; Mercedes Allen, Newberry;

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