Evergreen’s Ducat, Archbold’s Kohler named all-state in D-III


Archbold’s Madison Kohler reaches out for a catch in a regional semifinal game against Fairview. Kohler, a junior, was recently named honorable mention All-Ohio in Division III.

The Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association has released its all-state teams for Division III. Locally, a pair of players made the list.

Making first team All-Ohio was Evergreen catcher Jessi Ducat. Joining her in the county was Archbold outfielder Madison Kohler who was named honorable mention All-Ohio.

Division III

First Team

Jessi Ducat, catcher, Evergreen; Taran Alvelo, pitcher, Bloom Carroll; Emily Clark, catcher, North Union; Taylor Bowman, catcher, West Jefferson; Adrian Smith, pitcher, St. Clairsville; Chloe Otte, infield, Sandy Valley; Lexi Falde, pitcher, Waynedale; Elizabeth Birkbeck, catcher, Orrille; Sarak Wickline, catcher, Loudonville; Haley Hawk, infield, Parksay; Miranda Bensohoter, pitcher, Elmwood; Michal Cunningham, infield, Wheelersburg; Regan Stonerock, catcher, Westfall; Chelsea Copley, infield, River Valley; Natalie Higgins, infield, Madison Senior; Kayla Seigla, infield, Georgetown Exempted Village; Kaitlyn Moore, pitcher, Springfield.

Second Team

Kelly Mix, catcher, Liberty Union; Abby Davis, outfield, North Union, Khyla Jones, outfield, Cardington; Abbie Hughes, pitcher, Sandy Valley; Katie Ellzy, pitcher, Harrison Central; Hallie Ward, infield, Kirtland; Shannon McGee, infield, Berkshire; Kayla Troyer, infield, Waynedale; Haley Robbins, pitcher, Fairview; Lindsay George, catcher, Elmwood; Maddy Rathbun, catcher, Oak Harbor; Kendall Meeks, pitcher, Alexander; Jill Hairston, pitcher, Rock Hill; Alayna Lytle, pitcher, Southeastern; Carly Allen, pitcher, Waynesville; Savanna Brown, infield, Blanchester; Amara Wylie, infield, Dixie.

Honorable Mention

Madison Kohler, outfield, Archbold; Megan Hatfield, infield, Northridge; Kipley Detwiler, catcher, Bloom-Carroll; Georgie Stacy, pitcher, Plesant; Amber Immel, outfield, Garaway; Michaela Miller, infield, St. Clairsville; Samantha Achauer, outfield, Kirtland; Haylee Gardiner, pitcher, Champion; Emilee Flynn, outfield, Canton Central Catholic; Ali Cheek, outfield, Tinora; Kaylie Dickman, infield, Margaretta; Ashley Webb, infield, Valley; Mikayla Purdy, pitcher, Eastern Brown; Kalle Coleman, infield, Wheelersburg; Hailee Loughman, infield, Brookville; Jenna Shepherd, pitcher, Deer Park; Kris Bigelow, catcher, Miami East.