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Sandy Creek's Claflin heads All-North Softball Team





Chelsea Claflin, Sandy Creek (FL MVP)

MaKenzi Stevenson, OFA (NAC MVP)


Jackie Decker, South Jefferson


Brianna Beaulieu, Colton-Pierrepont

Megan Phillips, A-P-W

Logan Tallman, Heuvelton

Lindsay Thayer, St. Lawrence


Sarah Elliott, Canton

Abby Monroe, General Brown

Karintha Myslivecek, Sandy Creek


Jordan Bush, Alexandria

Designated Hitter

Hannah Thornhill, Heuvelton



Courtney Boyea, Chateaugay; Tori Stanton, A-P-W, Jr.


Tara Hennessy, Colton-Pierrepont, Sr.


Kharlene Garrow, Massena, So.; Katie LaVoie, Malone, Sr.; Jordan Miller, Sandy Creek, Jr.; Katie Pitkin, General Brown, So.; Amanda Roberts, South Jefferson, Sr.; Noelle Rufa, St. Lawrence, Jr.; Jennifer Strigle, South Lewis, Sr.


Emma Rexford, Canton, Jr.

Designated Hitter

Allie Barton, Thousand Islands, Jr.


Tessila Abbott, A-P-W, Sr.

Nictoria Bates, Gouverneur, Sr.

Amelia Campbell, South Lewis, Sr.

Makenzie Cole, OFA, Sr.

Shelby Coleman, Chateaugay, Sr.

Michaela Coventry, Parishville-Hopkinton, Jr.

Alyssa Crosby, Hammond, Jr.

Kayla Fitchette, Thousand Islands, Sr.

Jessica Harvey, Norwood-Nrfolk, Sr.

Mikayla Horton, Morristown, Fr.

Amber Klock, LaFargeville, So.

Brooke LaLone, South Jefferson, Jr.

Amanda Lingenfelter, Alexandria, So.

Michaela Martin, Sandy Creek, So.

Paige Morgia, Indian River, Sr.

Kodi Perkins, Parishville-Hopkinton, So.

Natalie Remington, Parishville-Hopkinton, Sr.

Alexis Sawyer, Heuvelton, So.

Brianna Sayer, Hermon-DeKalb, Sr.

Annie Sharlow, Malone, So.

Kirsten Stewart, South Jefferson, Sr.

Kelsea Taylor, Belleville Henderson, Sr.

Hope VanBrocklin, General Brown, Jr.

Viki White, Sandy Creek, Jr.


Name: Chelsea Claflin (FL MVP)

School: Sandy Creek

Grade: 11

Position: Pitcher

Stats: 16-2, 169 Ks, 0.58 ERA, 121 innings pitched; .500 batting average, 13 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, .850 slugging percentage

College plans: Undecided

Coach’s report: “Chelsea has worked hard since she was in elementary school. She became a great leader this year. Her statistics speak for themselves, but her desire to win shines above all else. She is a special young lady who excels because of her strong work ethic.”

-Bill Fowler, Sandy Creek coach

Name: MaKenzi Stevenson (NAC MVP)

School: Ogdensburg Free Academy

Grade: 12

Position: pitcher

Stats: 13-4, 2.18 ERA, Opponents BA .210

College plans: LeMoyne College

Coach’s report: “She set school records for 13 wins in a season and 40 wins in a career and was the MVP of the Central Division. She was the undisputed leader of this team and is primarily responsible for my returning to coach for one more year,” Storm Cilley OFA.

Name: Brianna Beaulieu

School: Colton-Pierrepont

Grade: 12

Position: infield

Stats: .373, 19 RBI

College plans: Onondaga CC

Coach’s report: “She was the reason we were 16-3. She worked pretty hard and was the MVP of our team. Without her we’d be lucky to be .500.” Wayne Lindeker, Colton-Pierrepont

Name: Jordan Bush

School: Alexandria

Grade: 12

Position: Utility (Pitcher)

Stats: School record 165 Ks and 552 career Ks, 1.32 ERA; .536 batting average, 38 RBIs

College plans: Brockport

Coach’s report: “Jordan has a superior work ethic, an exceptional attitude and a burning passion for softball. She has dedicated many extra hours to perfecting her game. Jordan is an extremely determined team player and a wonderful role model.”

-Diane Bush, Alexandria coach

Name: Jackie Decker

School: South Jefferson

Grade: 10

Position: Catcher

Stats: .464 batting average, 22 RBIs, 25 runs, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 2 home runs; Threw out 13-of-18 runners, picked 4 off base.

College plans: Undecided

Coach’s report: “Jackie works as hard in practice as she does in games. She’s very determined and loves the game of softball. She has a great bat, is even better defensively and a natural team leader. She is the total package softball player.”

-Steve Randall, South Jefferson coach

Name: Sarah Elliott

School: Canton

Grade: 12

Position: outfield

Stats: .417 24 SB

College plans: SUNY Plattsburgh

Coach’s report: “She played a really good centerfield. We had a pretty young team and that’s a take-charge kind of position. She set the table for us (offensively) by getting on base.” Randy Brown, Canton

Name: Abby Monroe

School: General Brown

Grade: 12

Position: Outfielder/Pitcher

Stats: .487 batting average, 27 walks, 15 RBIs; 0.68 ERA in 11 appearances

College plans: Utica

Coach’s report: “A very hard-working and conscientious player who gives it her all every time she takes the field. She is a true teammate in every sense of the word, and her leadership played a big part in our team’s success. Her work ethic, desire and love for the game are unmatched. She will be sorely missed next season.”

-Darrin Pitkin, General Brown coach

Name: Karintha Myslivecek

School: Sandy Creek

Grade: 11

Position: Outfielder

Stats: .492 batting average, 18 RBIs, 1.000 SB percentage; 1.000 fielding percentage, 5 assists from outfield

College plans: Rowan or Rochester

Coach’s report: “Besides her great statistics, Karintha was the spark we needed. She would dive to make that great play in warmups or practice, it didn’t matter to her. She has no dial to turn up the intensity, just an on/off switch. Her leadership helped us become a real good team.”

-Bill Fowler, Sandy Creek coach

Name: Megan Phillips

School: Altmar-Parish-Williamstown

Grade: 12

Position: Shortstop/Catcher

Stats: .455 batting average, 23 RBIs, 12 extra-base hits

College plans: Albany College of Pharmacy

Coach’s report: “Megan has been a captain and outstanding leader for the past 3 years. Her dedication, determination and work ethic have made her an all around great teammate and player. Megan’s competitiveness and leadership led our team to its first sectional final this year.”

-Peggy Bennett, A-P-W coach

Name: Logan Tallman

School: Heuvelton

Grade: 10

Position: infield

Stats: .493, 22 SB

College plans: undecided

Coach’s report: “Logan pitched and played every spot in the infield for us. She did whatever we needed to help us win games and she turned into a pretty good leader for a sophomore.” Mark Henry, Heuvelton.

Name: Lindsay Thayer

School: St. Lawrence

Grade: 10

Position: infield

Stats: .417, 21 RBI, 14-3, 1.03 ERA, 216 K

College plans: undecided

Coach’s report: “She grew up a lot from last year physically and mentaly. She’s still working to improve, obviously. Her control was better and she’s starting to develop her other pitches a little bit more.” Tim Brown, St. Lawrence

Name: Hannah Thornhill

School: Heuvelton

Grade: 8

Position: designated hitter

Stats: .506, 32 RBI, 19 SB

College plans: undecided

Coach’s report: “She became a little more patient at the plate this year. She’s a clutch kid, always gets the big hit. She’s always acted much more mature than a middle-school kid.” Mark Henry, Heuvelton.

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