Far West announces baseball, softball all-stars

Ten Siuslaw players make the list of the league’s best

Photo: Siuslaw sophomore Nina Aaron pitches afastball against Sutherlin in April’s softball opener — Ned Hickson/Siuslaw News 

May 19, 2018 — Earlier this week, coaches from baseball and softball throughout the Far West League met to determine who would be honored as this year’s members of the All-League roster.

When the final votes were tabulated, a combined total of 10 players, five each from Siuslaw's softball and baseball programs, were among those on the list recognized for outstanding performance this season.

Lady Vikings included Second Team honors for sophomore pitcher Nina Aaron, who started for Siuslaw all season.

Center fielder Katlin Meskimen, a senior, was also given Second Team recognition.

Honorable Mention honors went to junior catcher Alexis Smith, along with senior infielders Abby Coday at third base and shortstop Ariel Rosinbaum.

In baseball, junior Gabe Simington (pitcher, first base) and senior Tanner Wilson (outfielder), both of Mapleton, were named to the Far West’s Second Team All-League roster.

Siuslaw’s baseball program also had three Honorable Mention nods, including senior Evan Teter and sophomores Jared Northrop (second base) and Caleb Hennessee (pitcher, short- stop).

The Viking boys finished fifth in league play (2-13) and th Lady Vikings placed fourth overall (4-11) in the final season of the Far West League.

This fall, Siuslaw will join the newly assigned Sky-Em League.

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