Area Players Earn Softball All-State Honors

The Illinois Coaches Association has released their 2022 all-state teams for high school softball. The list of area players is headlined by four players from the back-to-back state champion Rockridge Rockets, including two first-team selections.


Class 1A

Second Team

McKeya Cihla – Princeville
Maddy Diaz – United
Addie Seitz – West Central
Mya Brown – Ridgewood

Third Team

Liberty Anderson – Galva
Shelby Bowman – West Central


Class 2A

First Team

Payton Brown – Rockridge
Kendra Lewis – Rockridge

Second Team

Maddie Frieden – Mercer County
Bailah Bognar – Rockridge
Kori Needham – Rockridge
Bella Dean – Sherrard

Third Team

Teagan Nees – Sherrard
Lainey Kunert – Orion
Karleigh Ashby – Monmouth-Roseville
Lexi Harshbarger – Knoxville