Leading the pack of first-teamers are two from Woodbridge, two from Clovis and two from Notre Dame of Salinas. Top-ranked Pacifica has one on the first team and two on the second (same as El Modena). Each first team selection has had comments included for the first time ever in softball.

(Listed by positions, then alphabetical; 30 players regardless of school enrollment or year in school)


Carissa Jaquish (East Valley, Redlands) Sr.

She's headed to Notre Dame as the Citrus Belt League MVP and was picked as the top catcher in SoCal by the L.A. Times.

Erin Slettvet (Canyon, Anaheim) Sr.

The clincher for Erin was being named MVP of the Century League, which means she beat out all those strong players from El Modena.

Nichole Willis (Clovis) Sr.

Four-year starter headed to Fresno State made just one error in the past two seasons and had a .402 batting average.


Monica Abbott (North Salinas, Salinas) Sr.

State large school player of the year (Lisa Dodd is from a medium school) didn't allow an earned run and led the state with 411 strikeouts.

Brittany Crouch (Woodbridge, Irvine) Sr.

Posted a 24-5 mark and 0.58 ERA en route to earning CIFSS Div. I Player of the Year honors, although OC Register went with Foothill's Caitlin Lowe as its top pick.

Becky McCullough (Campolindo, Moraga) Jr.

The Contra Costa Times Player of the Year whiffed 305 batters and gave young, inexperienced team a chance to win every time out. She also hit at a .473 clip. Some think she may be the top college pitching recruit in NorCal next year, even ahead of Anjelica Selden.

Taryne Mowatt (Santiago, Corona) Jr.

Mowatt was right there to be both large schools and junior state player of the year, but was considered second for both honors. She led the Southern Section with 385 Ks in 217 innings and pitched 23 shutouts.

Anjelica Selden (Vanden, Travis AFB) Jr.

The state junior player of the year had a 0.04 ERA and whiffed 311 in 160 innings. How about a Santiago vs. Vanden game next season?

Emily Turner (Bonita Vista, Chula Vista) Sr.

Back problems limited Turner somewhat in her senior season compared to what she did as a junior, but the LSU-bound hurler was still generally considered the second-best in the San Diego Section behind Dodd.

Daniela Urincho (Norco) Jr.

Although her team lost to Santiago four times, Urincho nearly matched Taryne Mowatt's pitching in each game. Then in the CIFSS Div. II playoffs, it was Urincho and not Mowatt who led her team to the championship.


Jennifer Curtier (Quartz Hill) Sr.

She's been a feared hitter for three seasons and capped career with .514 average and six homers.

Norelle Dickson (El Modena, Orange) Sr.

There were three leading all-state candidates from El Modena. Dickson was the only one to be first-team since the Oklahoma-bound leadoff hitter was the only one who was All-Orange County and first team All-CIFSS Division I.

Kristi Fox (Mt. Carmel, San Diego) Sr.

She's headed to national power Arizona and led Mt. Carmel to the top ranking in the San Diego Section for most of the season.

Dominique Lastrapes (Laguna Hills) Sr.

So what do you do after a junior year in which you hit .568? For Lastrapes, it was improving to .570. She's headed to Washington on a full ride.

Jodie Legaspi (Pacifica, Garden Grove) Sr.

The L.A. Times Player of the Year over Brittany Crouch and Caitlin Lowe, Legaspi was the engine behind Pacifica's No. 1 statewide ranking. The UCLA-bound standout had a .512 batting average with 29 RBI.

Megan McAllister (Carlsbad) Sr.

Big-time home run threat for the Lancers would be the logical representative off a team that won CIF San Diego Section Div. I championship.

Cambria Miranda (Camarillo) Jr.

Led team to CIFSS Div. I semifinals with .511 average, 30 runs scored and 37 RBI. With DeAnn Young also back, watch out for the Scorpions next season.

Courtney Moore (Golden West, Visalia) Sr.

Racked up 55 hits this season and 173 for her career. Moore was all-area for three straight seasons by the Fresno Bee.

Haley Perkins (Clovis West, Fresno) Soph.

Her 17 hits in the early-season Mt. Whitney tourney were just part of a monster effort that keyed the Golden Eagles to the top ranking in the Central Section until an upset loss to Madera.

Kendra Singley (Woodbridge, Irvine) Sr.

Top offensive threat for one of the state's top teams had eight homers, 12 doubles, 50 hits and a .400 batting average.

Alex Sutton (Mitty, San Jose) Sr.

Super-quick shortstop who's going to Cal led the Monarchs with a .525 average and also stole 56 bases.


Caitlin Lowe (Foothill, Tustin) Sr.

Joined Jodie Legaspi as one of just two preps nationally to try out recently for spots on the U.S. National Team, Lowe wrapped up her stellar career with 185 hits, 119 steals and .467 batting average.

Mallory Perkins (Buchanan, Clovis) Jr.

Rivals Jennifer Reynolds of Clovis as the most talked about player in the Central Section. Perkins had 54 hits for the Bears with .432 average and uses speed to dominate on the bases and in the outfield.

Lindsay Schutzler (Notre Dame, Salinas) Sr.

She's joining North Salinas star Monica Abbott at Tennessee next season and was the Spirts' top offensive player with 54 hits, 45 runs, 22 RBI and five homers.

MULTI-PURPOSE (Hitting, Pitching)

Jennifer Davis (California, Whittier) Sr.

After pitching her Orange County Batbusters team to last summer's ASA 18-under national title, Davis led the Condors to the CIFSS Div. II final with both pitching and hitting prowess.

Lisa Dodd (University City, San Diego) Sr.

The Ms. Softball State Player of the Year looks like one of the top two hitters/pitchers in the nation along with Holly Currie of Pisgah, Alabama.

Jamee Juarez (Wilson, Hacienda Heights) Sr.

Her numbers were better earlier in her prep career, but there's no question Jaurez, headed to Ohio State, was one of the state's top hitters/pitchers. She had a 0.47 ERA in 2003 to go with .482 batting average and 29 RBI.

Kim Reeder (Notre Dame, Salinas) Soph.

The state small school player of the year and the state sophomore of the year did it all for 31-2 squad that for awhile on Saturday, June 7 looked like it might be the No. 1 team in the state. Pacifica's nine-run inning against La Mirada took care of that, but didn't cost Reeder on the individual front.

Jennifer Reynolds (Clovis) Jr.

She'll be one of the top recruits in the nation for next year as a pitcher, but this year she also hit .412 with 27 RBI.

Briana Santos (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) Soph.

The Monarchs pushed for the state's top ranking until faltering in the playoffs and Santos would have to be their No. 1 player. She was MVP of the Serra League due to her pitching (0.57 ERA) and her hitting (.383, 22 RBI).

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