HOA softball first team includes two Teutons, two Wildcats

By Steve Sell
June 04, 2014

Two softball players apiece from Inman and Moundridge were named to the Heart of America League first team in a recent vote of coaches.

Inman pitcher Kristen Knackstedt and Teuton infielder Krystan Miller were named to the elite unit. They were joined by Moundridge infielder Chelsey Knight and Wildcat utility player Elizabeth Ratzlaff.

Making the second team were Inman catcher Courtney Jenkins, Canton-Galva outfielder Jennifer Likes, Moundridge designated hitter Michelle Schrag and Canton-Galva utility player Erika Smith.

Honorable mention went to Moundridge catcher Baylie Blouin, Canton-Galva infielder Lauren Ballantyne and Inman outfielder Alyson Gordon.

Here is the first team:

P — Kristen Knackstedt, Inman; Madison Schuman, Ell-Saline; Danielle Sprinkle, Ell-Saline.

C — Sesely Omli, Ell-Saline.

IF — Olivia Griffin, Sedgwick; Chelsey Knight, Moundridge; Kayla Mesh, Trinity; Krystan Miller, Inman.

OF — Shannon Galliher, Trinity; Sydney Omli, Ell-Saline; Darby Wikoff, Ell-Saline; Jessica Knoeber, Trinity.

U — Elizabeth Ratzlaff, Moundridge.