Five from the area named to the North Dakota Class B all-state softball team – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS – Five players in the Grand Forks Herald coverage area have been selected to the North Dakota Class B all-state softball team, which was released Thursday by the North Dakota High School Coaches Association.

The highest state award went to May-Port-CG. Rylee Satrom was named Outstanding Senior Athlete, while Patriots coach Keenan Konschak was named Coach of the Year.

May-Port-CG, the No. 1 seed in the state tournament before finishing seventh, landed three players on the all-state team. Danica Hanson, Raina Satrom and Rylee Satrom were all part of the team.

Thompson, who finished sixth at the state tournament, brought two players onto the team in Dru Schwab and Sydney Schwabe.

Playing in the state tournament, Raina Satrom, a senior catcher-first baseman, hit .529 with 40 RBIs. Hanson, a senior shortstop pitcher, hit .479 with 11 doubles. Rylee Satrom hit .380 with four home runs. She also went 10-1 with a 0.91 earned run average.

Schwab, a senior, entered the state tournament with a .505 average and 13 doubles. Schwabe, a senior, hit .443 and went 10-4 on the mound with 68 strikeouts in 78.1 innings pitched.

May-Port-CG – Danica Hanson, Raina Satrom, Rylee Satrom; Thompson–Dru Schwab, Sydney Schwabe; Velva/Drake-Anamoose – Cienna Clemens; Beulah – Addie Dale-Geiger, Ava Seibel; Ray – Maddix Falk; Central Cass – Grace Fletschock, Witney Mitchell; Kindred-Richland – Mackenzie Fuxa, Danica Rath, Leah Rolland; Bottineau – Halle Gullett, Kaia Hennings; Washburn/Center Stanton – Kya Kulzer; Renville County – Ginger Savelkoul; Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark – Logen Ystaas; Wilton Wing Taylor Zimmerman

Outstanding Senior Athlete – Rylee Satrom, MPCG

Coach of the Year – Keenan Konschak, MPCG

Tom Molenaar

Miller has been covering sports at the Grand Forks Herald since 2004 and was state sportswriter of the year in 2019 and 2022.

His primary focus is UND football, but he also reports on a variety of UND sports and local preps.

He can be reached at (701) 780-1121, [email protected] or on Twitter at @tommillergf.

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