The 2012 baseball and softball All-Western New York teams were announced recently, with several players from local schools making either the first- or second-teams, as well as honorable mention.
In baseball, Fredonia's Trent Thompson, a junior, was named as a first-team infielder while Lake Shore's Christ Conley, also a junior, was the first-team catcher. On the second team was Silver Creek senior outfielder Kevin Rocque while making honorable mention were Austin Alonge (Westfield), Trey Bley (North Collins), Zack Buckley (Fredonia), Clayton Cerne (North Collins), Zack Fancher (Pine Valley), Nick Hart (Fredonia), Lyle Howard (Pine Valley), Kyle Sherman (North Collins) and Jed Walsh (Chautauqua Lake).
Frewsburg senior standout Thad Johnson, the State's all-time leader in career hits, was named Player of the Year.
The softball All Western New York teams were broken down into large- and small-school categories, with Dunkirk's Khee Nance (junior), Alayna Carlson (senior) and Aldyn Carlson (senior) leading the way, making the first team as an infielder, catcher and pitcher, respectively.
Also making the first team was Forestville's junior fireballer Ryanne Dugan, who pitched the Lady Hornets into the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's Class D Far West Regional for the second straight season.
Names as honorable mention were Cassadaga Valley's junior infielder Kristi Zink, and North Collins' senior infielder Hannah Renaldo.