Landry is MVP, Russo is Coach of the Year on 8-1A squad

Staff Report

Central Catholic placed 10 of its softball players on the District 8-1A teams and captured the district’s top awards.

Central Catholic’s Megan Landry was named the district’s top pitcher, while her coach Joe Russo was named Coach of the Year after leading his squad to an 8-0 district mark.

Besides Landry, who made the first team as a pitcher, other first team selections included Amanda Barron, third base; Celine Flores, second base; Caroline Byrne, outfield; Kimberly Russo, shortstop; Bridgette Swan, designated player and Brittany Longman in the outfield.

Second team selections for Central Catholic included Abbie Bergeron, first base; Elizabeth Garber as catcher; and Olivia Crawford, outfield.

2013 All District Softball

(District 8A)

First team

Pitcher, Megan Landry – Central Catholic, Kylie Crochet – Gueydan, Chelsea Lotief – Ascension Episcopal; catcher, Paige Diamond, Hanson; first base, Kendra Thibodeaux, Gueydan; second base, Celine Flores, Central Catholic; third base, Amada Barron, Central Catholic; shortstop, Kim Russo, Central Catholic; outfield, Brittany Longman – Central Catholic, Ellen Langlinais – Vermilion Catholic, Caroline Byrne – Central Catholic; utility, Lexi Langlinais – Vermilion Catholic, Kim Sonnier – Hanson, Katie Frith – Vermilion Catholic, Tiffany Cadey – Gueydan, Cheyenne Lacombe – Gueydan; and DP, Bridgette Swan, Central Catholic.

MVP: Megan Landry, Central Catholic.

Coach of the Year: Joe Russo, Central Catholic.

Second Team

Pitcher, Kaylee White – Vermilion Catholic, Sara Sonnier – Hanson; infield, Anna LaFosse – Gueydan, Emily Sonnier – Hanson, Leah Camel – Vermilion Catholic, Natalie Camel – Vermilion Catholic, Elizabeth Garber – Central Catholic; outfield, Olivia Crawford – Central Catholic, Macy Guillot – Hanson, Delaney Vallo – Gueydan; and utility, Sara Beadle – Ascension Episcopal, Destine Fordis – Ascension Episcopal, Abbie Bergeron – Central Catholic.

Honorable mention: Gueydan, Ashari Terry; Ascension Episcopal, Sara Seago; and Vermilion Catholic, Kelly White, Caroline David, Halie Faulk, Mary Meaux, Kirsten Broussard.

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