ALMONT— Almont’s Grace Johnson helped the Red squad defeat the White team, 10-2, in the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association Division 3 All-Star Game last Wednesday afternoon.
Davenport University, in Grand Rapids, is where the action unfolded.
Johnson went two for three that day. Both of her basehits of the single variety.
She lined up defensively at an outfield position.
Lauren Creon, outfield, Richmond; Brooke Edgerly, outfield, Morley Stanwood; Lauren Steenstra, shortstop, Calvin Christian; Natalie Prophet, shortstop, Westwood; Camryn Jackson, first base, Saranac; Rhea Amrich, first base, Oscoda; Olivia Theut, second base, Richmond; Jade Garske, third base, Durand; Alea Fisher, second base, Buchanan; Jaydn Cary, catcher, Bronson; Isabel Henige, catcher, New Lothrop; Brooke Hunderman, pitcher, Calvin Christian; Mia Miller, pitcher, Kalkaska; Megan Houseman, third base/pitcher; and Abbey Halabis, pitcher, Cass City; Haley Newland, utility, Bad Axe; joined Johnson on the winning Red squad.
Almont’s Erik Johnson and Kalkaska’s Rick Ponstein coached the victorious Red squad.
Leslie Hamilton, outfield, Kingsley; Leah Coleman, outfield, Millington; Alexis Grove, shortstop, Beaverton; Grace Lentz, shortstop, Charlevoix; Sawyer Gerow, first base, Beaverton; Elisse Omey, second base, Napoleon; Brianna Thomason, second base, Algonac; Kylie Wendel, third base, Standish Sterling; Trinity Fessler, catcher, Millington; Emily Killion, catcher, Dundee; Ashley Ziel, pitcher, Millington; Josie Thomson, pitcher, Negaunee; Cadence Augustine, pitcher/first base; Beaverton; Morgan Jenkins, third base, Standish Sterling; Morgan White, Elk Rapids, outfield; Elizabeth Myren, pitcher, Clawson; and Abigail Myren, Clawson; comprised the White team’s roster.
The White team was coached by Millington’s Greg Hudie and Kingsley’s Jamie Hawkins.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.