SOUTH COUNTY — Senior players Lauren Johnson of King City High and Celeste Canchola of Soledad High were chosen to the Mission Trail Athletic League first-team at a meeting of league coaches. MTAL champion Carmel High dominated the first-team selections with eight players chosen including Co-Pitchers of the Year Jessica Pavloff and Jaclyn Hyles. Danielle Pasquariello of Pacific Grove was the MTAL Player of the Year.
Coach of the Year in the MTAL was Alex Pingree of Santa Catalina and the Elgie Bellizio Sportsmanship play was Savannah Bermudez of Soledad High. Carmel Padres on the first-team with Pavloff and Hyles were: Jocelyne Bruno, Ashlyn Davis, Kristin Cardinalli, Anna Buzan, Rachael Carroll, and Zoe Patteson.
Rounding out the first-team were: Abby Gunter, Jessica Clements, Emily Radner, and Katie Fraley of Santa Catalina; Sam Crowley and Diana Hughes of Pacific Grove; and Monica Martinez of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Players chosen to the MTAL second team were: Melissa Mendez of Gonzales; Andrea Pantoja of Greenfield; Monique Rodriguez, Savannah Bermudez, Adriana Valdez, Skylah Fregoso, and Evelina Ramirez of Soledad; Dillan Chiewpanich and Melissa Pavloff of Carmel; Emily Haze and Jenny LaFayette of Santa Catalina; Rachel Consiglio, Vada Courtney, Lauren Coppla, Parker Llantero of Pacific Grove; Rachel Fadel, Nisha Singh, and Stephanie Dalhamer of Robert Louis Stevenson.