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Broward All-County Class 6A-5A-4A softball team

Sun Sentinel


Brooke Asher

Western, senior

Position: INF

Comment: Barry University signee and team leader hit .571 with 39 RBI and 6 HR.

Sara Broderick

South Plantation, senior

Position: INF

Comment: Helped Paladins claim district title with .394 average, 21 stolen bases and 26 runs.

Stephanie Chaiser

Archbishop McCarthy, freshman

Position: C/DH

Comment: First-year varsity starter was among county leaders in average (.646) and RBI (33).

Beverly Corry

West Broward, junior

Position: C

Comment: Power hitter with a .519 average and .808 slugging percentage; also had 2 HR.

Brenda Emerson

McArthur, senior

Position: P

Comment: St. Thomas signee was 15-3 with 184 Ks and a 0.33 ERA. Hit .481 with 26 runs.

Irene Fadul

Pembroke Pines Charter, senior

Position: OF

Comment: West Liberty signee hit .500, had 22 stolen bases and 13 runs scored.

Erika Garcia

Archbishop McCarthy, senior

Position: P/1B

Comment: Santa Fe College signee had a .535 average with 4 HR and 28 RBI.

Dani Heichen

Pembroke Pines Charter, junior

Position: OF

Comment: Two-year starter led team by hitting .521 with 33 runs and 42 stolen bases.

Alexia Moreno

McArthur, junior

Position: INF

Comment: Consistent hitter who led team with a .508 average, 23 RBI and 20 runs.

April Ortenzo

Cardinal Gibbons, senior

Position: INF

Comment: West Point signee hit .421 with 29 runs and made just two errors defensively.

Hayley Reinfeld

Douglas, junior

Position: P/UTL

Comment: Three-year starter had a 0.32 ERA, .568 average and .608 on-base percentage.

Jessica Stewart

Cooper City, senior

Position: OF

Comment: Led Cowboys with 24 RBI and had a .458 average.

Coach of the Year

David Strauss

West Broward

2010 record: 16-7

Comment: In his first year as coach, Strauss led West Broward—a second year program—to its first regional championship berth. The Bobcats also won the District 12-6A championship and eliminated then-defending state champion Cooper City from the regional tournament.

Second team

Christina Almeida, Hollywood Hills, senior, INF; Lindsey Black, Cooper City, senior, OF; Ashlyn Boll, South Plantation, junior, OF; Gina Bondarenko, Pembroke Pines Charter, senior, C; Shelby Cogan, Fort Lauderdale, , INF; Amanda Gomes, Taravella, junior, C; Jessica Griffin, Cooper City, senior, UTL; Rachel Hoeft, West Broward, sophomore, SS; Kristina Luna, Cypress Bay, senior, OF; Courtney Reinfeld, Douglas, junior, INF; Gianna Sandstrom, Cardinal Gibbons, junior, P; Samantha Sharkey, St. Thomas Aquinas, freshman, OF; Carly Yasses, Cypress Bay, sophomore, DH.

Honorable mention

Archbishop McCarthy: Ashley Cabrera, Melinda Brioso, Gabrielle Tufano; Cardinal Gibbons: Taylor Michalicki, Amanda Feeley, Molly Macek; Coconut Creek: Jami Van Winkle; Cooper City: Kersten Legacki, Rebecca Fingles, Ericka Faulkner; Coral Glades: Sarah Collins; Cypress Bay: Haley Yasses, Lindsey Wideman, Izzy Mendez; Deerfield Beach: Amy Dorvick, Dayjah Cruz; Dillard: Diamond Walker, Alexis Brown; Douglas: Sammy Ruffalo, Taylor Kisner, Kaci Kelley; Flanagan: Cassandra Brown; Hallandale: Santina Costantini, Gisel Flores; Hollywood Hills: Nicole Gendrau, Sasha Pottinger; McArthur: Amanda Walters, Mandi Santiago, Brittany Natale; Monarch: Chelsea Garron, Ashley MacDougle, Kaylee Lankford; Pembroke Pines Charter: Ashley Caraballo, Cristina Sacramento, Natalie Sacramento; St. Thomas Aquinas: Christie Parsons, Taylor Miller, Ali Angelbello; South Broward: Nicole Laroque, Alexis Englert, Heather Vlam; South Plantation: Meghan Larkins, Chrissy Horton, Vicki Handy; Taravella: Lindsay Slautterback, Melanie Oxenreider, Haley Ponnock; West Broward: Alyssa Quintana, Nicole Strauss, Alysha Henderson; Western: Erica Lewis, Shelby Smythers, Kristen Franson.

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