6-16-10 Gatorade POYs State by State

GATORADE POY State by State

06/09/10 – In its 25th anniversary year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in conjunction with ESPN RISE, today announced its 2009-10 State Softball Player of the Year award-winners, representing 48 states and the District of Columbia. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the diamond.

To keep up to date on the latest happenings within the Gatorade Player of the Year Program, visit http://playeroftheyear.gatorade.com.

Alabama: Leigh Streetman – RHP, Hueytown (Hueytown, Ala.)

Alaska: Brittany Fenumiai – RHP/INF, Juneau-Douglas (Juneau, Alaska)

Arizona: Dallas Escobedo – RHP, St. Mary’s Catholic (Phoenix, Ariz.)

Arkansas: Shelby Jo Fenter – RHP, West Memphis (West Memphis, Ark.)

California: Jessica Hall – LHP/1B, Ayala (Chino Hills, Calif.)

Colorado: Shelby Babcock – RHP, Legacy (Broomfield, Colo.)

Connecticut: Brianna Turgeon – SS/2B, Fitch (Groton,Conn.)

Delaware: Rachel Gillen – LHP, Archmere Academy (Claymont, Del.)

District of Columbia: Caroline Sealander – RHP, Maret School (Washington, D.C.)


Florida: Kasey Fagan – RHP/INF, Dunnellon (Dunnellon, Fla.)

Georgia: Lori Spingola – RHP, Marist School (Atlanta, Ga.)

Hawaii: Katie Manuma – RHP, Campbell (Ewa Beach, Hawaii)

Idaho: Nickayla Skinner – RHP/SS, Mountain Home (Mountain Home, Idaho)

Illinois: Kirsten Verdun – LHP/1B, Coal City (Coal City, Ill.)

Indiana: Morgan Lewis – RHP, Lutheran (Indianapolis, Ind.)

Iowa: Jamie Fisher – RHP, BCLUW (Conrad, Iowa)

Kansas: Kelsey Stewart – RHP/2B, Arkansas City (Arkansas City, Kan.)

Kentucky: Emily Gaines – RHP/3B, South Laurel (London, Ky.)

Louisiana: Meghan Patterson – RHP, Mount Carmel
Academy (New Orleans, La.)


Maine: Sam Bedore – RHP, Bangor (Bangor, Maine)

Maryland: Kourtney Salvarola – RHP/SS, Broadneck (Annapolis, Md.)

Massachusetts: Shannon Smith – RHP/1B, Milford (Milford, Mass.)

Michigan: Sara Driesenga – RHP/1B, Hudsonville (Hudsonville, Mich.)

Minnesota: Sara Moulton – RHP, Eagan (Eagan, Minn.)

Mississippi: Londen Ladner – SS/3B, Northwest Rankin (Flowood, Miss.)

Missouri: Jessica Damico – SS, Pacific (Pacific, Mo.)

Montana: Jessyka MacDonald – RHP/SS, Billings West (Billings, Mont.)

Nebraska: Becca Changstrom – RHP, Lincoln Southwest (Lincoln, Neb.)

Nevada: Karlyn Jones – RHP, Spanish Springs (Sparks, Nev.)

New Hampshire: Kelsey Martel – RHP, Concord
(Concord, N.H.)


New Jersey: Lauren Gaskill – SS, Rancocas Valley Regional (Mt. Holly, N.J.)

New Mexico: Karysta Donisthopre – RHP, Piedra Vista (Farmington, N.M.)

New York: Tammy Wray – SS, Somers (Lincolndale, N.Y.)

North Carolina: Chelsea Wilkinson – RHP, Alexander Central (Taylorsville, N.C.)

North Dakota: Kacie Johnson – RHP/CF, West Fargo (West Fargo, N.D.)

Ohio: Erin Gabriel – RHP, Poland Seminary (Poland, Ohio)

Oklahoma: Ashley Paxton – RHP, Mustang (Mustang, Okla.)

Oregon: Kaitlin Inglesby – RHP, Central Catholic (Portland, Ore.)

Pennsylvania: Lauren Walker – RHP, Central York
(York, Pa.)


Rhode Island: Elise Fortier – RHP/3B, Coventry (Coventry, R.I.)

South Carolina: Leslie Jury – RHP, J.L. Mann Academy (Greenville, S.C.)

Tennessee: Ellen Renfroe – RHP/SS, Trinity Christian Academy (Jackson, Tenn.)

Texas: Rachel Fox – RHP, Fort Bend Baptist Academy (Sugar Land, Texas)

Utah: Tori Almond – RHP, Bingham (South Jordan, Utah)

Vermont: Alexis Perry – RHP, Essex (Essex Junction, Vt.)

Virginia: Chelsey Dunham – RHP, South County (Lorton, Va.)

Washington: Hope Klicker – LHP/1B, Walla Walla (Walla Walla, Wash.)

West Virginia: Samantha Snodgrass – RHP, St. Albans (St. Albans, W.Va.)

Wisconsin: McKinzie Freimuth – 1B, Kaukauna
(Kaukauna, Wis.)

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