OSKALOOSA — The Iowa Girls Coaches Association recently released their all-state softball teams on Thursday with four local girls earning selections.
Oskaloosa’s Faith DeRonde was a third team all-state selection in Class 4A while Pella Christian’s Chloe Morgan (first team), Emri Agre (second team) and Cheyanne Collins (third team) were chosen to Class 2A teams.
DeRonde, a sophomore, had a big year in the circle for the Indians. She finished with a 6-2 record with a 1.79 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 58 2/3 innings. At the plate, DeRonde hit .254 with a team-best seven doubles to go with one home run and 14 RBIs.
Morgan, a senior, wrapped up her high school career with another strong season. The Central signee batted .433 with four doubles, six RBIs and 13 stolen bases at the top of the order for the Eagles.
Agre did not play at all like a freshman for the Eagles. The right fielder absolutely raked at the plate with a .522 batting average, seven doubles, three home runs and a team-best 26 RBIs.
Collins, a senior, also finished her high school career with a great season for Pella Christian. The cleanup hitter had a .391 batting average, .459 on-base percentage and five doubles while slugging a team-best four home runs with 23 RBIs. In the circle, she owned a 9-5 record and 3.59 ERA with 56 punch outs in 93 2/3 innings.