2010 Gazette-star All-county softball team
Kelly Trimble, St. Vincent Pallotti: Making her second appearance on the Gazette-Star First Team, the senior catcher led the 8-10 Panthers in almost every offensive category. Playing in the highly competitive Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference, she hit .460 (23 for 50) with nine doubles, three triples and four home runs for a .940 slugging percentage and totaled 23 runs batted in. Trimble will continue her softball career at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Coach of the Year
Laurie Hunt, DuVal: In her fifth season, Hunt guided the Tigers to a 12-6 regular season and a berth in the 4A South Region semifinals where they lost to defending region champion Charles H. Flowers. Hunt steered the Tigers to the fourth seed courtesy of close victories over Eleanor Roosevelt, Laurel and High Point with a team that featured only two seniors. DuVal won just four games in 2009.
Megan Windsor, Frederick Douglass: The junior pitcher went 14-3 with 171 strikeouts, nine no-hitters and two perfect games.
Tiffany Harvell, Bowie: The junior pitcher was 13-2 with 146 strikeouts, 35 walks and a 1.50 ERA in 92 innings as the Bulldogs won the 4A South Region title for the first time since 2006. She hit .600 (33 for 55) with one home run and 18 RBIs.
Karlyn Buker, Pallotti: The senior makes her second appearance on the first team after pitching every inning of every game for the Panthers for a second consecutive season. Buker (8-10) struck out 217 and had a 2.48 ERA in 130 innings.
Michelle Shackelford, Charles H. Flowers: Making her second appearance on the first team, the senior pitcher was 17-3 with 123 strikeouts and only 15 walks and a 3.40 ERA. She hit .388 (27 for 69) with eight doubles and two home runs.
Jessica Mattia, Gwynn Park: This senior pitcher dominated the County 3A/2A/1A League, going 16-1 and allowing only seven earned runs. The Virginia State University recruit struck out 184 and walked only 10, tossing 13 shutouts, nine no-hitters and two perfect games. She hit .593, with a .643 on-base percentage and .847 slugging percentage.
Lauren Robertson, Henry A. Wise: The junior outfielder hit .520 with 12 home runs including four in one game against Bladensburg and knocked in 31 runs.
Sam Colein, Elizabeth Seton: Making her second appearance on the first team, the third baseman hit .391 (28 for 79) with eight doubles, two homers and 19 RBIs. The Barton College recruit was selected to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference first team for a third consecutive year.
Aryn Johnston, Bowie: The sophomore first baseman hit .628 (49 for 78) with nine doubles and six home runs, scored 32 runs and led the team with 30 RBs.
Rebecca Jayne, Laurel: The junior is a second-time first-team selection after splitting her time between the outfield and the pitcher's circle. She hit .625 with 41 runs scored and 27 RBIs with six doubles, five homers and three triples.
Stephanie Ayres, Bishop McNamara: This junior shortstop hit .350 (14 for 40) with four doubles and three triples, scored 15 runs and drove in nine more. She was selected to the WCAC first team.
Straneika Proctor, DuVal: The sophomore shortstop hit .710, with five home runs, 27 runs and 22 RBI and struck out just once in 59 at-bats. In the field, she committed only one error.
Brittany Marbury, Gwynn Park: The junior outfielder led the team in hits (39) and batted .609 in the leadoff spot. Marbury also had a .653 on-base percentage, a .984 slugging percentage and struck out just three times in 64 at-bats.
Olivia Wyatt, Roosevelt: The senior second baseman hit .400 (24 for 60) with five doubles and two triples and scored 27 runs. She committed only three errors in 45 chances.
Anjel Daniels, Largo: The sophomore infielder hit .625 (40 for 64) with 10 doubles, 10 home runs, 36 runs and 33 RBIs.
Allison Isrin and Carolyn Correa, Pallotti; Caitlin Gordon and Rose Shaver, McNamara; Skylar McBarnette, Erika Monroe and Kristina Hill, Bowie; Lindsey Gignac and Chyna Richardson, Eleanor Roosevelt; Jay Abell and Kendra Hughes, Seton; Markia Shade and Parisse Barnett, Flowers; Shaunice Carpenter and Abir Chaudhry, DuVal; Brittany Frankenfield, Grace Brethren; Casey LiCausi, Laurel; Raenella Taylor and Kaitlin Mattia, Gwynn Park; Toni Hinton and Sherline Hawkins, Largo.