Mineral Wells Lady Rams catcher Hope Patterson is an honorable mention Class 3A all-state catcher, as selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association.
A junior this past season, Patterson was named District 6-3A's Offensive Player of the Year. Patterson led the team in on-base percentage (.609) and RBIs (60) and drew 22 walks, registered 19 extra-base hits and scored 48 runs. She was also named Academic All-District.
In Class 2A, former Lady Rams pitcher Krysten Marr, a senior who transferred to Brock where she played the past two seasons, was named to TSWA's honorable mention list.
Following is the complete Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Softball Team.
COACH OF THE YEAR: Carrie Austgen, Deer Park
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Payton McBride, Deer Park
• Pitcher – Payton McBride, Deer Park; Abby Langkamp, The Woodlands; Kayla Ober, Katy Cinco Ranch.
• Catcher – Hailey Rebar, San Antonio Holmes.
• First base – Kamerie Vidales, San Antonio Southwest.
• Second base – Morgan Watson, Arlington Martin.
• Shortstop – Aubrey Leach, The Woodlands.
• Third base – Rhonda Jarvis, Deer Park.
• Utility – Caitlin Plocheck, Deer Park.
• Outfield – Haley Harrison, Deer Park; Merris Schroeder, Cy-Fair; Carley Haizlip, Midlothian.
• Pitcher – Christina Biggerstaff, Cy-Fair; Shelby McGlaun, Atascocita; Lexi Smith, Temple.
• Catcher – Nicole Shedd, Converse Judson.
• First base – Alyson Bishoff, Belton.
• Second base – Sidney Salmans, The Woodlands.
• Shortstop – Morgan McCallum, Mesquite Horn.
• Third base – Alex Walkden, Cibolo Steele.
• Utility – Rylie Spell, Pearland.
• Outfield – Sarah Rocha, El Paso Montwood; Kelli Martinez, Katy Cinco Ranch; Caroline Flores, Edinburg North.
• Pitcher – Ashley Moore, Mesquite Horn; Mariah Denson, Mansfield Timberview; Maribeth Gorsuch, Lewisville.
• Catcher – Marcela Vasquez, El Paso Franklin.
• First base – Kaitlyn Washington, Atascocita.
• Second base – Tyler Galena, Deer Park.
• Shortstop – Kristen Cuyos, Pearland.
• Third base – Kylar Flowers-Ward, San Antonio MacArthur.
• Utility – Kaitlyn Jones, Belton.
• Outfield – Karli Hamilton, Katy Cinco Ranch; De’Zha Scott, Spring; Lindsey Stewart, Pearland