WILSONVILLE — Taft High School senior shortstop Addie Gates was a first-team selection, and three other Tigers earned accolades Monday when the Oregon School Activities Association announced all-state softball teams and postseason honors.

Gates, who helped lead Taft to a 19-7 record, a 3A-SD 1 league championship and an appearance in the state quarterfinals this spring, was joined by senior teammates Chloe Peterson and Liv Coulter as well as junior Nat Gates in earning all-state recognition. Peterson was a second-team all-state selection in the outfield, Nat Gates was a third-team pick at catcher and Coulter received honorable mention accolades.

On the season, Addie Gates hit .351 with four doubles and 13 stolen bases. Peterson hit .400 with a  .949 on-base percentage, a double, two triples and 28 RBIs. Nat Gates hit .364 with two doubles and two triples and collected 10 stolen bases. Coulter contributed 28 RBIs while hitting .325. She did not strike out the entire season.

Yamhill-Carlton junior infielder Lexiss Antle and Burns junior Merissa Medley were named 3A co-Players of the Year, Burns sophomore Ayla Davis is the classification’s Pitcher of the Year, and Coach of the Year went to Robert Medley from Burns.

As of late Wednesday morning, the OSAA had yet to release all-state softball honors for the 4A classification, which includes Newport High School, or 2A/1A, which locally features Eddyville Charter, Siletz Valley School, Toledo and Waldport high schools.

OSAA 3A all-state softball

Players of the Year — Lexiss Antle, Jr., Yamhill-Carlton; Merissa Medley, Jr., Bruns.

Pitcher of the Year — Ayla Davies, So., Burns.

Coach of the Year — Robert Medley, Burns.

First team

Pitchers — Ayla Davies, So., Burns; Kati Slater, Sr., Yamhill-Carlton; Violet Richardson, Jr., South Umpqua.

Catchers — Merissa Medley, Jr., Burns; Montana Love, Jr., South Umpqua; Sydney Grant, Sr., Harrisburg.

Infielders — Lexiss Antle, Jr., Yamhill-Carlton; Addie Gates, Sr., Taft; Aaliyah Gaboiaurlt, Jr., Harrisburg; Natalie Vanderploeg, Sr., Harrisburg; Torrin Richardson, Sr., Douglas.

Outfielders — Ashlyn Vey, Jr., South Umpqua; Alyse Hurley, Jr., Yamhill-Carlton; Maddy Tuning, So., Yamhill-Carlton; Macey Temple, Jr., Burns.

Utility player — Avyree Miethe, Sr., Warrenton.

Second team

Pitchers — Myleigh Cooper, Fr., Scio; Tatum Kelley, Jr., South Umpqua; Kaya Taylor, So., Harrisburg.

Catchers — Dorothy Adair, Jr., Yamhill-Carlton; Lillie Brooks, Fr., Dayton.

Infielders — Kierra Bennett, Jr., Douglas; Lacie Tiller, Jr., Burns; Kya Ellis, Jr., Yamhill-Carlton; Kaydence Norton, So., South Umpqua; Alyssa Knox, Sr., Santiam Christian; Sophie Moeller, So., Enterprise/Wallowa/Joseph.

Outfielders — Brooklyn Zurbach, Sr., Harrisburg; Ava Gill, Jr., Sutherlin; Chloe Peterson, Sr., Taft; Gracie Mello, Jr., Burns.

Utility player — Kylee Baumgartner, So., Vale.

Third team

Pitchers — Miranda Scovil, So., Santiam Christian; Karley Bloxham, So., Pleasant Hill; Maddy Taylor, Sr., Brookings-Harbor.

Catchers — Nat Gates, Jr., Taft;Alexis Jensen, Sr., Blanchet Catholic.

Infielders — Kylie Lindell, Jr., Amity; Holli Hill, Sr., Harrisburg; Cooper Nave, So., Enterprise/Wallowa/Joseph; Jenna Traw, Sr., Harrisburg; Jordan Crosby, Sr., Brookings-Harbor; Lacey Mankinson, Sr., Rainier; Regan Rasmussen, So., Blanchet Catholic.

Outfielders — Taryn Ramsey, Fr., Scio; Chelsea McAllister, Jr., Pleasant Hill; Anna Baumholtz, So., Dayton; Kacie Jacobs, So., Vale.

Utility player — Delaney Buzzard, Sr., Harrisburg.

Honorable mention

Pitchers — Liz Rowley, Sr., Enterprise/Wallowa/Joseph; Laney Deloe, So., Willamina.

Catcher — Stella Hucka, Sr., Pleasant Hill.

Infielders — Hailey Twyman, Fr., South Umpqua; Liv Coulter, Sr., Taft; Shyanne Fenley, Jr., Pleasant Hill; Erica McDonald, Sr., Sutherlin; Aimee Meyers, So., Enterprise/Wallowa/Joseph; Emmalee Melvin, Sr., Rainier; Kami Koepnick, Fr., Brookings-Harbor; Alexis Cleaver, Sr., Vale; Kylie Campos, Jr., Pleasant Hill.

Utility players — Ashley Radmer, Sr., Sutherlin; Rilyn Kirkland, Sr., Enterprise/Wallowa/Joseph.

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