Sarah Crews, Beecher
Stats: .587 avg., 10 HR, 64 RBI; 23-5, 2.47 ERA, 151 SO, 159 IP.
Scouting report: The Times Player of the Year had an unflappable pitching presence that set the tone for a young team and her bat made pitching around Taylor Johnson a risk.
Allison Spence, Marian Catholic
Stats: .486 avg., 9 HR, 43 RBI; 7-9, 2.99 ERA, 97 SO, 110 IP.
Scouting report: An all-ESCC pick and co-team MVP, Spence was a coach on the field for the Spartans. The Illinois State recruit threw a perfect game against Joliet Catholic.
Cori Reynolds, T.F. South
Stats: .377 avg., 14 RBIs, 23 R, .889 fielding
Scouting report: A three-time all-South Suburban Blue pick, Reynolds struck out just five times all season. She’ll play next year at Lewis University.
Taylor Johnson, Beecher
Stats: .598 avg., 18 HR, 68 RBI, 11 2B, 57 R.
Scouting report: Patient and powerful, Johnson set the Beecher single-season record for homers and led the Ladycats in average and RBIs.
Abby King, Crete-Monee
Stats: .532 avg., 12 2B, 3 3B, 1 HR, 31 RBIs, 41 SB.
Scouting report: Three-time all-Southland player is an all-area first-teamer for the second straight year after making the squad last season as a catcher. She has 89 steals in three seasons.
Sydney Harrison, T.F. South
Stats: .414 avg., 4 HR, 15 RBIs, 22 R.
Scouting report: The Rebels’ leader in average and homers thrived in move to third after playing first as a freshman.
Isabella Woolslayer, Beecher
Stats: .495, 53 R, 12 SB.
Scouting report: Woolslayer was the leadoff hitter, senior leader and all-River Valley presence for the area's top team.
Susie Baranski, Marian Catholic
Stats: .464 avg., 14 2B, 30 R, 8 SB.
Scouting report: Two-time all-area pick, all-ESCC and co-team MVP, the SIU-bound Baranski was the speedy catalyst at the top of the Spartans' order.
Savanah Stluka, Beecher
Stats: .383 avg., 33 R, 18 RBIs.
Scouting report: All-area returnee, this sure-handed center fielder kept the offense at the bottom of the order humming for the Ladycats.
Meagan Donermeyer, Homewood-Flossmoor
Stats: .364 avg.; 93 IP, 89 K.
Scouting report: The left-hander earned all-SouthWest Suburban Blue honors. She struck out 14 in a 1-0, no-hit win over Stagg.
Ashtyn Kapovich, T.F. South
Stats: .352 avg., 19 RBIs, 19 R, .903 fielding percentage
Scouting report: Kapovich has played second, short and pitcher during her Rebels career. She batted cleanup the last two seasons.
McKenna VanDommelen, Bloom Township
Stats: .444 avg., 32 RBIs, 32 R, 4 HR.
Scouting report: An all-Southland performer as a freshman, she led the Blazing Trojans in home runs.
Sarah Kessler, T.F. South
Stats: .407 avg., I HR, 21 RBIs; 8-2, 2.94 ERA, 61 K.
Brooke Van Der Aa, Illiana Christian
Stats: 304 avg., 16 RBI, 3 HR; 9-6, 2.12 ERA, 43 SO, 6 BB.
Morgan Zimmerman, Bloom Township
Stats: .495 avg., 37 RBIs, 39 R, 11 2B.
Ashley Wiltjer, Illiana Christian
Stats: .444 avg., 31 RBIs, .666 OBP, 1 error.
Kat Witting, Illiana Christian
Stats: .344 avg., 26 RBIs, 5 HR, 5 2B. 2 errors in last two seasons.
Taylor La Raviere, Bloom Township
Ashley Bartlett, Crete-Monee
Stats: .563, 5 HR, 9 2B, 3 3B, 36 RBI, 9 SB.
Bri Heintz, T.F. South
Stats: .367 avg., 17 R.
Cassidy Robertson, Illiana Christian
Stats: .352 avg., team-high 32 singles, 7 SB.
Carlee Wisniewski, Marian Catholic
Stats: .383 avg., 5 2B, 17 RBI.
Hannah McPherson, Thornwood
Stats: .455 avg., 22 RBI; 10-9, 89 SO, 94 IP.
Katie Frederick, Bloom Township
Stats: .309, 32 R, 20 RBIs, 11 SB.
BEECHER -- Emily Landis, Savannah Lowe, Sydney Zupan. BLOOM – Nicole Fuentes, Tiffany Evancho, Makaela Ruske. HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR -- Quadrea Allen, Kayla Butler, Gabby Cooke. ILLIANA CHRISTIAN -- Jessica Bombino, Tatum Oppenhuis. MARIAN CATHOLIC -- Gabi Angellotti, Haley Earl. ST. FRANCIS dE SALES -- Kylee G. Carrasco, Maya Banks. SETON ACADEMY -- Aliyah Qualls. T.F. SOUTH -- Montana Martinez, Tiambris Tate. THORNWOOD -- Kyla Owens, Madison Schweitzer.
-- Compiled by Phil Arvia