Softball: ICA All-State softball teams announced; Sterling’s Sienna Stingley named first team

Dixon, Fulton, Morrison, Newman, Oregon, and Sterling had players selected

Sterling’s Sienna Stingley fires a pitch against Rockridge in April 2024 at Sterling High School.

The Illinois Coaches Association announced this year’s All-State softball selections in all four classes on Saturday evening, with a number of area players selected.

Sterling senior pitcher Sienna Stingley was the lone first-team selection in the Sauk Valley area, receiving the distinction in Class 3A following a standout career and record-breaking spring season as conference MVP of the Western Big 6 Conference champion Golden Warriors. She was on the second team a year ago.

Sterling senior infielder Ady Waldschmidt was a third-team selection.

For Dixon, junior outfielder Bailey Tegeler also was a third-team choice in Class 3A.

In Class 2A, Morrison junior pitcher and infielder Bella Duncan was a second-team selection, and senior infielder Jordan Eads was a third-team pick.

Oregon had a trio of players selected to the 2A third-team in junior infielder Ella Dannhorn, senior catcher Olivia Paul, and senior infielder Gracen Pitts.

In Class 1A, Fulton senior infielder Brooklyn Brennan was a second-team selection. Fellow Steamer Reese Germann, a junior, was a third-team selection outfielder, along with classmate pitcher Addison Hartman and freshman outfielder Zoe Kunau. Milledgeville sophomore pitcher/infielder Kendra Kingsby was a second-team selection. Eastland senior pitcher Jenica Stoner was a third-team selection.

For Newman Central Catholic, senior outfielder Madison Duhon was a second-team selection for the Comets, along with senior pitcher and infielder Jess Johns.

Dixon’s Bailey Tegeler hauls in a fly ball against Rock Falls Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at Reynold’s field in Dixon.
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Drake Lansman

Drake Lansman

Drake has been a sports reporter with Sauk Valley Media/Shaw Local since May of 2024. He is a Bettendorf native who graduated from Iowa State University. Drake previously covered sports in the Quad Cities area for nine years.