Area girls named to all-state softball team

Mathews sophomore pitcher Cheyenne Eggens, whose team advanced to this year’s Division IV Kent Regional, was named to this year’s Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association all-state teams released late Monday night.

Eggens was named to the Division IV first team.

Western Reserve pitcher April Lude and Jackson-Milton pitcher Paije Kiraly were named to the Division IV second team, while Maplewood pitcher Brooke Dawson was named to honorable mention.

In Division II, South Range senior pitcher Carly DeRose was named to the first team, while Champion’s Sierra Blackson and South Range’s Stevie Taylor were named honorable mention.

Poland outfielder Marissa Trevis and Canfield infielder Rachel Tinkey were named to the Division II honorable mention.