Having taken the top four spots in the West Central Conference standings this season, the four Putnam County softball teams also did very well in the All-WCC voting, taking 12 of the 18 positions on the all-conference squad.
Going 10-2 in the conference, Coach Evonne Canary's South Putnam team won the WCC. The Eagles also went on to win the Tri-West Sectional. Making the All-WCC squad for the Eagles were senior catcher Meghan Canary, junior shortstop/relief pitcher Oceaia Boetjer and starting pitcher/third baseman Samantha Tomasino.
Jim Brothers' North Putnam team was second in the WCC with an 8-4 record. The Cougars led all schools with four All-WCC selections, all of them very young players. From the sophomore class were catcher Dakota Malayer, third baseman Ashley Curry and shortstop Carlye McGaughey. Freshman pitcher Taylor Judy was also on the list.
In the turnaround of the year, Dave Keller's Greencastle squad finished 7-5 in conference to take third. The Tiger Cubs had junior catcher Cassie Alspaugh, junior shortstop Hannah Spencer and freshman pitcher/third baseman Briana Baker all on the list.
Cloverdale came in fourth at 6-6. Coach Stacey Falls had a pair of players on the all-conference team in senior pitcher Nicole Mowery and junior second baseman Kayla Shepherd.
West Central Conference Softball 2008
All-West Central Conference Team
Cascade -- Emilee Arnold (11), Brittany Sallee (9).
Cloverdale -- Nicole Mowery (12), Kayla Shepherd (11).
Greencastle -- Cassie Alspaugh (11), Briana Baker (9), Hannah Spencer (11).
Monrovia -- Eryn Dillon (9).
North Putnam -- Ashley Curry (10), Dakota Malayer (10), Carlye McGaughey (10), Taylor Judy (9).
South Putnam -- Oceaia Boetjer (11), Meghan Canary (12), Samantha Tomasino (10).
Speedway -- Whitley Emerson (11), Lauren Miller (11), Lorian Tharp (9).