Area high school baseball and softball players were honored with the announcement of the Class 2A/1A all-state teams, as voted on by selected coaches from around the state.

On the softball side, state runner-up Irrigon had three players on the first team and one on the second team. Noelle Wright made the first team as a pitcher, Leslie Coffman was honored as an infielder and Alisha Mego made the top team in the outfield.

Wright had one of the most dominating years a Class 2A pitcher has ever had, tallying 244 strikeouts in 164 1/3 innings pitched. She gave up 14 earned runs, making her earned run average a microscopic 0.60.

Her record was 23-2 on the year and she gave up 81 hits and walked 48. She also had a great year at the plate, leading her club with a .463 batting average, .732 slugging percentage and three home runs.

Coffman hit .384 on the season and led the team in runs batted in with 34. Her 10 doubles were second on the team and she stole 22 bases in 23 attempts. As a team, the Knights swiped 70 bases in 73 chances.

Mego actually led the team in hits with 39, one ahead of both Coffman and Wright, and hit .433 for the second-highest batting average on the team.

On the second team, Ariel Schock was the lone Irrigon player, earning a spot on the team as an infielder. She hit .365 and led the team in runs scored with 44.

Jessica Reynolds of Union was selected as the player of the year for the third year in a row and Pilot Rock's Rick Hoisington was named coach of the year.

Stanfield and Irrigon both placed one baseball player on the all-state team, while state runner-up Heppner placed three.

Quin Grogan made the second team as a catcher for Stanfield and Irrigon's Dustin Osborne made the third team as an infielder.

Heppner had a player on each of the first three teams, highlighted by Jared Huddleston's first-team selection in the outfield. Pitcher Drew Johnson was named to the second team and catcher Wacy Coil was tabbed as a third team pick.

Union's Austin Woodward was named the state player of the year and North Douglas' Jeff Davis was named coach of the year.

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