Filter claims Capitol South POY honors

Waterloo senior shortstop Kaitlyn Filter was voted Player of the Year in Capitol South all-conference softball voting held recently.

Waterloo’s softball team placed four players on the Capitol South all-conference team in voting held recently, including senior Kaitlyn Filter who garnered player of the year honors.

Michaela Riege and Melanie Renforth joined Filter on the first team and Abbie Gier was named to the second team.

Filter, a Coe College recruit, hit for an average of .583 with an on-base percentage of .634, scoring 16 runs, to lead the team in all three categories in conference play.

Renforth hit .485, had 13 RBIs and also hit a home run in her senior campaign.

Riege hit .556 with an OBP of .579, homering three times and driving in a team-high 18 runs, as a freshman.

Gier had an average of .459, scored 12 times and knocked in 11 runs.

Wisconsin Heights won the Capitol South with a 10-0 record followed by Belleville at 6-4, Waterloo and Cambridge at 5-5, Marshall at 4-6 and New Glarus at 0-10.

CAPITOL CONFERENCE

SOUTH DIVISION ALL-CONFERENCE SOFTBALL

Player of the year — Kaitlyn Filter, Waterloo

Pitcher of the year — Tayler Kraemer, Wisconsn Heights

FIRST TEAM

Kaitlyn Filter, Waterloo, senior

Bailey Neuberger, Marshall, senior

Tayler Kraemer, Wisconsin Heights, senior

Jada Wood, Wisconsin Heights, junior

Maddy Weber, Belleville, junior

Miranda Keith, Wisconsin Heights, junior

Ciera Peters, Cambridge, junior

Michaela Riege, Waterloo, freshman

Bailey Legler, Belleville, senior

Ashlynn Jarlsberg, Cambridge, junior

Sydnee Duhr, Wisconsin Heights, sophomore

Melanie Renforth, Waterloo, senior

SECOND TEAM

Ella Campbell, Belleville, junior

Aubrie Kappes, Marshall, junior

Jillian Michaels, Belleville, junior

Haylee Cummuta, Wisconsin Heights, senior

Hailey Erdmann, Marshall, junior

Zoe Moen, New Glarus, junior

Abigail Gier, Waterloo, freshman

Mary Hommen, Cambridge, junior

Emma Nottestad, Cambridge, freshman

Alycia Hosking, Wisconsin Heights, junior

Faith Bump, New Glarus, senior

Cecilia Grefsheim, Belleville, sophomore

HONORABLE MENTION

Malena King, Marshall, junior

Taylor Stenklyft, Cambridge, freshman

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