The Boone Central softball team made major strides in 2011.
The progress was not only reflected in the Cardinals’ 18-13 record, but in the number of players reaping postseason awards in the past weeks.
Four Boone Central seniors received Class C-5 All-District honors. Gina Nelson and Maria Glidden were All-District selections, with McKenzie Mescher and Emily Carder receiving All-District Honorable Mention.
Cardinals also received numerous recognition on the area and state level from several publications.
Glidden was selected to the Grand Island Independent Central Nebraska Super Squad. Nelson and Terri Molt were both Honorable Mention in the G.I. Independent selections.
Glidden and Molt received all-state honorable mention from the Omaha World-Herald. Glidden, Carder, Molt and Shannon Stuhlmiller all made the Lincoln Journal-Star all-state honorable mention list.
The C-5 All-District team included: Maria Glidden (C) and Gina Nelson (P), Boone Central; Erika Pribnow (P), Ashley Failtin (CF), and Bradee Rief (SS), Guardian Angels Central Catholic; Shannon Reed (P/SS), Madison; Ellie Ptyleski (SS), Payton Wragge (3B), Pierce; Samantha Gramke (C) and Amber Krause (P), Tekamah-Herman; Nicole LeLeux (P), West Point; Claire Phillips (OF), Wisner-Pilger.
Team Stat Recap in Print & Online Editions of Albion News.