2024 TribLive HSSN Great 10 Softball All-Stars

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Thursday June 27, 2024 | 4:57 PM

Here’s a look at the TribLive HSSN softball all-stars for the 2024 season.

Awesome 10

Lexie Hames

Seneca Valley, Jr., P

Hames continued to dominate in the circle and contributed to another championship run. The Clemson recruit went 16-1 with 265 strikeouts in 114 2/3 innings. At the plate, she batted .380 with nine home runs and 27 RBIs. In the WPIAL Class 6A final, Hames pitched all eight innings, allowing two earned runs, four hits, four walks and 19 strikeouts while walking four in a 4-3 win over Norwin.

Emma Paul

Armstrong, Sr., SS

After leading the girls basketball team to its first WPIAL title appearance, it was time for the senior shortstop to turn hardcourt silver into diamond gold during the softball season. The Fairmont State recruit hit .478 with 14 extra-base hits, including seven home runs, 38 runs and 26 RBIs. She had a .609 on-base percentage, .899 slugging and 1.507 OPS. She was also great in the field with a .985 fielding percentage.

Aubrey Police

West Allegheny, jr., SS

As the team’s leadoff hitter and starting shortstop, Police’s bat and glove were instrumental in West Allegheny winning a section title and a playoff game. The Villanova recruit was among the WPIAL leaders with 43 runs scored. She batted .506 with 27 RBIs and six home runs, including a home run that counted as her 100th career hit. Showing her speed, she went 16 for 16 on stolen bases.

Lily Duffill

Chartiers Valley, Sun., C

The standout power hitter hit a WPIAL-best 15 home runs, helping Chartiers Valley reach the WPIAL 4A semifinals and win a state playoff game. Duffill hit .507 with 22 runs, 47 RBIs and 22 extra-base hits. She had a slugging percentage of 1.288 and 1.887 OPS, striking out just four times in 85 plate appearances. Defensively, she played flawlessly with a team-high 155 total defensive opportunities.

Mackenzie Reese

Hampton, Sr., C/INF

The Pitt recruit helped the Talbots reach the WPIAL finals for the first time. Reese hit .471 with 23 runs and 29 RBIs. Five of her 15 extra-base hits were home runs, and she struck out four times in 66 plate appearances. She had a .591 on-base percentage, 1.078 slugging and 1.669 OPS. In the field, she committed only three errors in 123 total chances.

Shelby Telegdy

Elizabeth Forward, Sr., P

The Seton Hill recruit capped a standout career by leading EF to a WPIAL title with both her arm and bat. She had a microscopic ERA of 0.54 in 130 1/3 innings, allowing just 23 walks while striking out 199. Telegdy was just as impressive offensively, posting a .568 average with seven home runs and 36 RBIs. She hit three home runs in the playoffs.

Sydney Sekely

South Park, Sun., p

The sophomore had a breakout season, helping South Park win the district title. Sekely went 16-3 with a 0.72 ERA. In 127 innings, she allowed 14 earned runs and 23 walks while striking out 242. At the plate, she batted .433 with one homer and 13 RBIs with a .465 on-base percentage, .552 slugging and 1.017 OPS. In the WPIAL semifinals, Sekely threw a perfect game, striking out nine in the WPIAL 3A semifinals.

Addyson Frye

Neshannock, Jr., P

In three seasons, Frye led the Lancers to a 74-1 record with a combined five district and state titles. Frye led the team in hitting with a .492 batting average with six home runs and 33 RBIs. She also continued to dominate in the circle with a 19-0 record, 0.59 ERA with 13 walks and 212 strikeouts in 107 innings pitched. She also had five shutouts in seven postseason games.

Sydney Gonglik

Bentworth, Fr., P

The freshman led her Bearcats to the WPIAL 3A finals by striking out more than two batters per inning while posting a .764 batting average at the plate. Gonglik went 17-3 with a 1.03 ERA, 271 strikeouts and 13 walks in 122 innings. As a hitter, she had an on-base percentage of .833 with 25 RBIs, 47 runs, 24 extra-base hits and 10 home runs. She struck out three times in 78 plate appearances.

She Richey

Chartiers-Houston, Jr., C

The catcher formed a strong one-two punch with pitcher Meadow Ferri on the field and at the top of the batting order. Richey hit .558 overall, but an incredible .610 during a postseason in which she helped the Buccaneers win the program’s ninth district crown (second most in WPIAL) and first since 2012. In the title game win against Union, Richey had two hits, scored twice and batted in two.