Posted: 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014
By Jodie Wagner
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Alex Arciola, Jupiter, Sr., Catcher: Did not commit an error during her junior and senior seasons. Also hit .482 with 25 RBIs.
Meghan Jeffrey, Jupiter, Jr., Pitcher: Had a breakout year on the mound, finishing 16-3 with a 1.20 ERA and 176 strikeouts.
Amanda Blanchard, Palm Beach Central, Sr., Pitcher: Hard-throwing right-hander struck out 202 batters and compiled a 1.67 ERA. Also batted .347 with 20 RBIs.
Bailey Whalen, Palm Beach Gardens, So., Pitcher: Struck out 152 batters for the Gators to go along with a 1.52 ERA.
Brianne Lint, Suncoast, Sr., Infielder: One of the area’s top hitters, she slugged seven homers, batted .595 and compiled a 1.098 slugging percentage. Will play at Rollins College.
Marni Greenstein, Park Vista, Sr., Infielder: First baseman led Cobras in hitting with a .481 batting average and 18 RBIs. Will play at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
Kelsey Huff, Dwyer, Sr., Infielder: Hit team-leading .553 to help lead Panthers to regional finals. Signed to play at Florida Gulf Coast.
Emily Lochten, Park Vista, Sr., Infielder: One of the area’s top defensive infielders, FAU signee also hit .348 for the district-champion Cobras.
Amanda Peck, Wellington, Sr., Outfielder: Speedster hit .531 with 30 runs and six triples. Also was 19-for-19 in stolen bases. Signed to play at Stetson.
Minnie Cocuzza, Palm Beach Gardens, Jr., Outfielder: Center fielder finished with 18 RBIs, two doubles and three triples for the Gators.
Ashley Allen, Jupiter, Sr., Outfielder: Right fielder hit .482 with 23 RBIs and 31 hits for Warriors.
Kasandra Castle, Palm Beach Central, Sr. Utility: Catcher/first baseman hit .367 with 24 RBIs and one homer for Broncos. Will play at Florida Gulf Coast.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Mark Boretti, Wellington: Under his direction, the Wolverines won a district title and advanced to the regional semifinals despite the loss of two key players during the season.
C: Jelissa Lopez, Forest Hill, So.
IF: Sydney Jones, Palm Beach Gardens, Sr.
IF: Haley Gonzales, West Boca, Sr.
IF: Tiffany Lower, Palm Beach Gardens, Jr.
IF: Kasey McMullen, Jupiter, Jr.
OF: Brianna Gonzalez, Wellington, Sr.
OF: Casey Estes, Seminole Ridge, Sr.
OF: Leah Heytler, Palm Beach Central, Jr.
P: Jaime Tino, Royal Palm Beach, Fr.
P: Gabby Decker, Park Vista, Sr.
P: Jaime Scher, Park Vista, So.
Utility: Toni Pancione, Wellington, Jr.
Boca Raton: Abby Pac, Riley Cochran; Dwyer: Francesca Serino, Ashton Akers; Forest Hill: Angela Vasquez, Kassie Grimmett; John I. Leonard: Jessica Clark, Jordyn Saccone; Jupiter: Savanna Stone, Brandi Lyew-Fong; Palm Beach Central: Megan Granitto, Lexie Tipmore; Palm Beach Gardens: Kelsey Lay, Montanah Rogers; Park Vista: Vanessa Rubio, Jaymee Kendall; Royal Palm Beach: Jaime Tino; Seminole Ridge: Shay Stevens, Audrey Forbes; Spanish River: Kristina Koutsoupis, Sam Howard; Suncoast: Allison Tilton, Kaitlin Via; Wellington: Mary Rodriguez, Genivieve Mangini; West Boca: Marina Costa, Megan McGrath.