Arcanum softball team shares CCC championship


DARKE COUNTY – Arcanum won a share of the 2017 Cross County Conference softball championship along with Covington, National Trail and Newton.

All four teams finished conference play with 10-2 records. Franklin Monroe finished fifth in the league at 9-3 while Bradford and Tri-Village tied for sixth at 7-5. Tri-County North finished eighth with a 5-7 record, Ansonia was ninth at 4-8, Twin Valley South finished 10th with a 3-9 record, Bethel finished 11th at 2-10, Mississinawa Valley was 12th at 1-11, and Miami East finished 13th at 0-12.

Ansonia’s Trinity Henderson, Arcanum’s Brittany Kinney, Arcanum’s McKenzie Sharritts, Bradford’s Tatyana Cottrell, Franklin Monroe’s Emilee Morris, Franklin Monroe’s Kennedy Morris and Tri-Village’s Trisa Porter were named first team all-CCC.

Ansonia’s Jailyn Thwaits, Arcanum’s Gracie Garno, Arcanum’s Elle Siculan, Bradford’s Olivia Hart, Bradford’s Bianca Keener and Tri-Village’s Allie Downing were named second team all-conference.

Ansonia’s Kayla Saintignon, Arcanum’s Shai Robinson, Bradford’s Bailey Wysong, Franklin Monroe’s Kinsey Goins, Mississinawa Valley’s Bailey Johnson and Tri-Village’s Payge Malott made the CCC’s special mention team.

All-CCC softball

First team

Trinity Henderson, Ansonia

Brittany Kinney, Arcanum

McKenzie Sharritts, Arcanum

Tatyana Cottrell, Bradford

Sarah Hubbard, Covington

Justice Warner, Covington

Emilee Morris, Franklin Monroe

Kennedy Morris, Franklin Monroe

Savanna Abner, National Trail

Kerestin Nugent, National Trail

Kristen Rappold, Newton

Kacie Tackett, Newton

Riley Cruse, Tri-County North

Trisa Porter, Tri-Village

Kelsie Shafer, Twin Valley South

Player of the year: Justice Warner, Covington

Coach of the year: Krista Alldred, National Trail; Mark Gibson, Newton

Second team

Jailyn Thwaits, Ansonia

Gracie Garno, Arcanum

Elle Siculan, Arcanum

Grace Anthony, Bethel

Olivia Hart, Bradford

Bianca Keener, Bradford

Ashley Cecil, Covington

Emma Dammeyer, Covington

Lexie Long, Covington

Alyssa Francis, Miami East

Gracie Jones, National Trail

Haley Pack, Newton

Morgan Helman, Tri-County North

Allie Downing, Tri-Village

Shelby Denlinger, Twin Valley South

Special mention team

Kayla Saintignon, Ansonia

Shai Robinson, Arcanum

Becky Schweiterman, Bethel

Bailey Wysong, Bradford

Kenzie Long, Covington

Kinsey Goins, Franklin Monroe

Emily Adkins, Miami East

Bailey Johnson, Mississinawa Valley

Ariel Lee, National Trail

Kylee Fisher, Newton

Taylor Green, Tri-County North

Payge Malott, Tri-Village

Lacey Emrick, Twin Valley South





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Arcanum was one of four teams to win a share of the 2017 Cross County Conference softball championship. was one of four teams to win a share of the 2017 Cross County Conference softball championship. Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

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