Seaman, Shawnee Heights put six players on All-UKC softball first team
By RICK PETERSON
Seaman put four players on the 2023 All-United Kansas Conference softball first team while Shawnee Heights had two first-team picks.
Seaman, in its first season in the UKC, tied league champion Basehor-Linwood for the most first-team selections, with the Vikings represented by sophomore pitcher Kaelyn O'Rourke, junior infielder Aspen Burgardt, junior outfielder Paige Glasgow and junior designated player Jersey Jellison.
Shawnee Heights, which finished third in the Class 5A state tournament (17-8), put sophomore pitcher Grace Proctor and junior outfieler Ally Millard on the first team.
Seaman junior infielder Rosalie Schneider was named to the All-UKC second team along with Shawnee Heights junior infielder Karlyn Bowman and T-Bird sophomore infielder Taylor Brees and Topeka West junior outfielder Siani Sanchez.
Basehor-Linwood senior Taylor Cruse was named the conference player of the year for the second straight season while Bobcat coach Susan Mayberry was a repeat pick as the UKC coach of the year.
ALL-UNITED KANSAS CONFERENCE SOFTBALL