High School Sports


Class AA all-conference, all-state softball selections

Posted at 6:01 PM, May 30, 2019

The 2019 high school softball season ended on Saturday with Great Falls High rallying to win its second consecutive Class AA state championship. The Bison defeated Billings Senior 5-4 in the first championship to force a winner-take-all second championship. GFH shut out the Broncs in the second game 7-0 to claim the title.

With the conclusion of the season, conferences have announced their all-conference and all-state selections. The Class AA all-conference and all-state selections are listed below.

Eastern AA all-conference

First team

Anna Toon*, P, Great Falls High; Rachel Porter*, C, Great Falls High; JJ Slater*, 1B, Great Falls CMR; Jensen Keller*, 2B, Billings Senior; Brittany Tierney*, 3B, Butte; Taylor Huff*, SS, Butte; Sarah Conway*, OF, Great Falls High; Cassidy Venner*, OF, Billings Senior; Ashlynne Copinga*, OF, Billings Skyview; Madi Moore*, Util., Great Falls CMR.

Second team

Shea Earley, P, Billings Skyview; Lauren Gordon, C, Billings Senior; Decee Zent, 1B, Billings Senior; Hannah Hoffarth, 2B, Billings Skyview; Kylee Stoll, 2B, Great Falls High; Jessie Ellis, 3B, Billings Skyview; Morgan Sunchild, SS, Great Falls High; Laurel Kilgore, OF, Billings Senior; Allison Nyquist, OF, Billings Senior; Madylynn Ray, OF, Great Falls High; Kenos Koch, Util., Billings West.

Honorable mention

Kaylee Kannegiesser, Billings Skyview; McKenzie Mathews, Billings West; Brodie Lester, Butte; Ryan Palmer, Great Falls High; Kiely Gunderson, Great Falls CMR; Jaida Ontiveras, Billings Senior.

*Denotes all-state selection

Western AA all-conference

First team

Nicole Ames,* P, Helena Capital; Sage Vanterpool*, P, Kalispell Glacier; Sarah Bury*, C, Helena Capital; Lauren Archie*, 1B, Helena Capital; Jenna Priddy*, 2B, Helena Capital; Allee Meyer*, 2B, Helena Capital; Vanessa Walsh*, 3B, Helena High; Grace Hardy*, SS, Missoula Sentinel; Makenzie Wright*, OF, Missoula Sentinel; Addie Labrum*, OF, Kalispell Glacier; Maiti Anderson*, OF, Missoula Hellgate; Kynzie Mohl*, Util., Kalispell Glacier; Ally McMillan*, DH/DP; Helena Capital.

Second team

Shelby Dunwell, P, Missoula Sentinel; Mariah English, P, Helena High; Kali Anderson, C, Helena High; Riley Thennis, 1B, Helena High; Nicole Price, 2B, Helena High; Brianna Morales, 3B, Kalispell Flathead; Amber Countryman, SS, Helena High; Riley Ames, OF, Helena Capital; Mashayla O’Malley, OF, Helena Capital; Keke Davis, OF, Missoula Hellgate; Kendall Isaacson, Util., Helena Capital; Halle Schroeder, DH/DP, Kalispell Glacier; Macy Craver, OF, Kalispell Flathead; Alyssa Cadwalader, OF, Kalispell Flathead.

Honorable mention

Rhiannon Moreland, Missoula Hellgate; Jaiden Resner, Missoula Hellgate; Ilyssa Centner, Kalispell Flathead; Riley Chouinard, Kalispell Flathead; Sammie Labrum, Kalispell Glacier; Dre Haran, Missoula Hellgate; Averie McPhillips, Missoula Big Sky; Jalen Cooper, Missoula Sentinel; Maddy Butler, Missoula Hellgate; Makenna Hewitt, Missoula Big Sky.

*Denotes all-state selection.