2016 softball player of the year: Nic Conway, Catalina Foothills High School. Photo by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Nic Conway, Catalina Foothills 

COACH OF THE YEAR: Rich Alday, Ironwood Ridge 

Click here to read a blog post about how the Star selected Catalina Foothills' Nic Conway as the 2016 Softball Player of the Year. 


FIRST TEAM 

• P: Lexy Coons, Jr., Sahuaro

• P: Mandy Lorenson, Sr., Ironwood Ridge

• P: Nickole Robles, Sr., Pueblo

• P/INF: Nic Conway, So., Catalina Foothills

• C: Alizea Corday, Sr., Pueblo

• C: Czarina Lorta, Sr., Nogales

• INF: Jazmine Ayala, Fr., Sunnyside

• INF: Annika Baez, Jr., Ironwood Ridge

• INF: Lesly Cazares, Jr., Desert View

• INF: Alison Smith, So., Pusch Ridge Christian

• INF: Isabel Pacho, So., Ironwood Ridge

• OF: Yannira Acuna, So., Salpointe Catholic

• OF: Reina Bondi, Sr., Ironwood Ridge

• OF: Ellessa Bonstrom, So., Canyon del Oro

• OF: Danae Villarreal, Sr., Elfrida Valley Union

• UTIL: Brianna Aguilar-Beaucage, Sr., Salpointe Catholic

• UTIL: Mia Trejo, Jr., Tucson


SECOND TEAM

• P: Gabi Blevins, Sr., Canyon del Oro

• P: Krystan Garcia, Sr., Sierra Vista Buena

• P: Alexis Ranieri, Sr., Ironwood Ridge

• P: Lyana Waddell, Sr., San Manuel

• C: Kyndal Fenn, Sr., Benson

• C: Ariana Garcilazo Rangel, Sr., Rio Rico

• INF: Caitlin Doster, Sr., Academy of Tucson

• INF: Vanessa Duarte, Sr., Pueblo

• INF: Jasmin Lopez, So., Sahuaro

• INF: Hailey Tanori, Fr., Sahuarita

• INF: Buddy Vargas, Jr., Empire

• OF: Carli Campbell, Sr., Canyon del Oro

• OF: Abby Doughty, So., Cienega

• OF: Savannah Hubbard, Sr., San Miguel

• OF: Jenessa Salazar, Sr. Douglas

• UTIL: Alexis Kaiser, So., Canyon del Oro

• UTIL: Kayla Martinez, So., Amphitheater


HONORABLE MENTION

• Academy of Tucson: Lexi Cleveland, Leah Simpson, Zaria Tebou.

• Amphitheater: Zoe Granillo, Reina Madrigal.

• Benson: Hope Adams, Alicia Reynolds, Katie Sherman, Emmarae Wilson.

• Bisbee: Yasmine Arias, Dulce Estrada.

• Canyon del Oro: Arianna Acedo, Wendy Castro, Anya Gonzalez, Brenna Griesser, Randi Longville, Halle Morris.

• Catalina: Kiana Garcia, Brianna Salt.

• Catalina Foothills: Micayla Brooke, Marisa Garcia, Zoe Garcia, Kathryn Lucio, Natalie Stevens, Lilli Wright.

• Cholla: Angelica Ahumada, Monica Gauna, Erykah Vega.

• Cienega: Kaitlyn Anderson, Tori Brown, Shae Bushey, Miranda Carley, Sydney Kratzert, Taylor Lambert, Anicela Parra, Meagan Vigil.

• Desert Christian: Sheylee Jones, Jacey Logan, Taylor Radtke, Taylor Usry.

• Desert View: Arlett Arreola, Reanna Martinez, Angel Sallas.

• Douglas: Danielle Estrella, Yessika Galaz, Thalia Higuera, Jocelyn Hurtado, Brianna Mendoza, Crystal Munoz, Yvette Soto.

• Elfrida Valley Union: Marisa De La Cruz, Jaclyn Garcia, Jessica Garcia, Mariah Puzzi, Beatrice Smith, Mele Villarreal, Kodi Winkler.

• Empire: Emma Garbutt, Emylee Perry, Elysa Rodriguez, Jaden Romero.

• Flowing Wells: Lindsey Bouchard, Lexi Frithsen, Shaylee Sanders, Maricela Urquidez.

• Ironwood Ridge: Skylar Bracety, Kelly Decker, Morgan Haft, Loriann Olson, Alexis Orth, Jaiden Reid, Emily Turecek.

• Marana: Diondra Bodman, Bella Dominguez, Katie Faulk, Kiley Lynn, Maddie Vieux, Kristina Wilson.

• Mountain View: Zaylie Calderon, Vanessa Carpenter, Alyssa Lovato, Marisella Sandoval.

• Nogales: Alexis Cirerol, Frances Estrada, Jackie Romero, Ariana Tintos.

• Palo Verde: Mireya Ayala, Dayeesha Haywood.

• Pueblo: Sierra Gaskill, Kamryn Gastelum, Brianna Gomez, Vanessa Molina, Ariana Ruiz.

• Pusch Ridge Christian: Jessica Giacoma, Ashley Perdue, Alyssa Roat, Emma Stambaugh.

• Rincon/University: Deja Lee, Melissa Mange, Kenzie Rod, Julia Vega.

• Rio Rico: Marlee Baxter, Alexis Garayzar, Janice Garcia, Ariday Lopez, Abril Nerey.

• Sabino: Hannah Freer, Paulina Romero.

• Sahuarita: Aviana Alvarez, Paityn Arrington, Breana Hohenstein, Jessica Lozania, Solymar Navarro.

• Sahuaro: Ashley Bradford, Danielle Jamieson, Robyn Oppel, Hailey Ward, Lauren Wedman, Madison Wiley.

• Salpointe Catholic: Malaealani Baray-Rocha, Megan Flores, Erika Marquez, Diana Montano.

• San Manuel: Nikki Baldenegro, Nicole Encinas, Angela Navarro, Dionne Ruiz.

• San Miguel: Rebekah Cota, Briauna Cruz, Cheyanne Hubbard, Larissa Madril-Rivera, Nadia Rios, Yliana Salazar-Talavera, Alexis Vizzerra.

• Sierra Vista Buena: Caitlin Syphurs, Alicia Habitzreuther.

• St. Augustine Catholic: Colleen Feaman, Maria Burns, Alyssa Miles.

• St. David: Kaurie Brogan, Ashlyn Goodman, Maddie Judd, Brenna Murray, Nicci Pacheco.

• Sunnyside: Victoria Hernandez, Viviana Orantez, Grisdey Paredes, Gabrielle Torres.

• Tanque Verde: Makenna Clausen, Brianna Griffiths, Peyton Thompson.

• Tombstone: Abby Gonzales, Cassidy Hancock, Marty Knurr.

• Tucson High: Vanezza Caldera, Romy Sandoval, Arriana SantaMaria, Alyssa Trejo.

• Walden Grove: Samantha Enriquez, Nicole Poligala.