Gowanda’s Kota Is Central Division POY
Gowanda senior shortstop Zoey Kota was named the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division Player of the Year for the league-champion Panthers.
Zoey Kota was joined on the First Team by her seventh-grade sister Addison Kota and senior first baseman Abigail Valone. Gowanda’s Tyler Thompson was named the Coach of the Year.
Silver Creek sophomore Kaylee Hutchison was named the league’s Pitcher of the Year and joined on the First Team by freshman catcher Laneya Olsen and senior first baseman Bailey Watroba.
Pine Valley, which received the league’s Sportsmanship Award, had two players on the First Team. Senior first baseman/pitcher Lyric Westlund was joined by senior catcher Morgan Sandy.
Randolph senior pitcher Abigail Mansfield and sophomore shortstop Kyra Pence; Brocton senior pitcher Juli Smith and freshman outfielder Julia Miller; and Forestville sophomore catcher Dakota VanArsdale rounded out the First Team.
Sportsmanship Award winners were Gowanda freshman Ella Luther, Randolph senior Haleigh Smith, Silver Creek senior Stevie Cook, Brocton senior Heather Johnston, Forestville senior Alexis Alguire and Pine Valley junior Mattison Cadle.
Zoey Kota Sr. SS Gowanda
Addison Kota 7th 2B Gowanda
Abigail Valone Sr. 1B Gowanda
Abigail Mansfield Sr. P Randolph
Kyra Pence Soph. SS Randolph
Kaylee Hutchison Soph. P Silver Creek
Laneya Olsen Fresh. C Silver Creek
Bailey Watroba Sr. 1B Silver Creek
Juli Smith Sr. P Brocton
Julia Miller Fresh. OF Brocton
Lyric Westlund Sr. P/1B Pine Valley
Morgan Sandy Sr. C Pine Valley
Dakota VanArsdale Soph. C Forestville
Cameron Nagel Jr. P Gowanda
Ella Luther Fresh. C Gowanda
Lena Gao:wisa:s Stevens Soph. OF Gowanda
Lavani Johnson Sr. 3B Randolph
Ella Conley Sr. 1B Randolph
Alaina Bunker Soph. OF Randolph
Amber Lockwood Soph. SS/P Silver Creek
Tessa Braidich Fresh. OF Silver Creek
Heather Johnston Sr. C Brocton
Ashley Campbell Soph. 3B Pine Valley
Trista Farnham Jr. P/1B Pine Valley
Alexis Alguire Sr. P Forestville
Brocton: Makenna Honey (Sr.), Savanna Krystofiak (Jr.), Christine Wdowiasz (Sr.)
Forestville: Lauryn Pierce (Soph.)
Gowanda: Hailey Fort (Jr.)
Pine Valley: Danica Farnham (8th)
Randolph: Miranda Waterman (Sr.)
Silver Creek: Kaytlyn Killock (Sr.), Sierra Farner (Sr.)