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Numerous CBJ softball players bring home postseason honors

Jackson senior catcher Miranda Ladson earned first team all-district and first team all-conference in her final season with the Indians. Photo by Jay Forness

Rightfully so, many Jackson and Notre Dame softball players garnered postseason honors following this fall.

Coming out first was the SEMO All-Conference selections as the Bulldogs and Indians combined for seven first-team honorees.

Jackson had the most first-team selections as seniors pitcher Karli Johnson, catcher Miranda Ladson, second baseman Kylie Darrow and short stop Miranda Carnell earned first team all-conference.

Being named first team all-conference for Notre Dame were juniors first baseman Hailey Burnett, short stop Kadi Dohogne and third baseman Ainsley Burnett.

Each of these players were also named Class 5 District 1 First Team All-District as Bulldogs senior center fielder Ashley Carrow and Indians freshman third baseman Miley Conklin earned the honor as well.

Carrow and Conklin were both named second team all-conference. Jackson senior left fielder Brandi Smythe also earned second team all-conference and second team all-district, while senior catcher Carolyne Cork and junior pitcher Halle Ressel took home the same honors for the Bulldogs.

Nick McNeal covers high school sports, college sports and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Cape Girardeau County for the past five years. He can be reached at cbjsports@socket. net.

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