Softball: The Record/Ledger All-Area teamBy JOSHUA WELGEEmailFollowJune 13, 2019 Led by Player of the Year Ashley Schultz, here is the Record/Ledger All-Area softball team. [Sandy Bressner - firstname.lastname@example.org]Teaghen Amwoza, Yorkville, junior, shortstop: Winona State recruit hit .442 with 11 doubles, four triples, nine homers, 42 RBIs and scored 41 runs for 26-win Foxes. Hit three homers in a game against Plainfield East. [Sean King for Shaw Media]Calli Bishop, Yorkville, senior, first baseman: After missing all of junior season with a broken ankle, Bishop returned as big bat in middle of Foxes' order. Bishop hit .394 with a .453 on-base percentage, 10 doubles, two triples, seven homers, 38 RBIs and 29 runs scored. Made only one error defensively. [Sean King for Shaw Media]Kaili Chval, Oswego East, senior, center fielder: Illinois State recruit was the catalyst to Wolves' lineup. Speedy leadoff hit .453 with 58 hits, 14 doubles, a triple, three homers, scored 61 runs and drove in 19. [Sandy Bressner - email@example.com]Lauren Howard, Yorkville, senior, pitcher: The linchpin to Foxes' record-breaking 26-win season. Howard posted 19-6 record with a 1.61 ERA and 0.818 WHIP, and struck out 246 batters in 173 2/3 innings. [Gary E Duncan Sr for Shaw Media]Megan Leonard, Oswego East, sophomore, third baseman: Part of a deep Wolves' lineup, Leonard hit .432 with 10 doubles, three triples, a homer, 31 runs scored and 28 RBIs. [Mark Busch - firstname.lastname@example.org]Brianna Lupa, Plano, junior, pitcher: Team MVP for Interstate Eight conference champs struck out 235 batters over 116 2/3 innings, with a single-game record 17, and six shutouts. Lupa, all-conference and academic all-conference, also hit .438 with nine doubles, four homers and 26 RBIs. [Sean King for Shaw Media]Kaylee Read, Plano, junior, outfielder: Reapers' co-MVP and leadoff hitter tied program record with 12 home runs while playing multiple positions. Read hit .481 with 50 hits, eight doubles, three triples, 34 RBIs and scored 45 runs. All-conference and academic all-conference. [Sean King for Shaw Media]Annie Scaramuzzi, Oswego, senior, pitcher: Missouri-St. Louis recruit returned from Tommy John elbow surgery to post program-record 1.02 ERA with 52 strikeouts for Southwest Prairie Conference co-champs. At the plate hit .278. [Shaw Media file photo]Sophie Schomer, Newark, junior, pitcher: Two-time third-team All-State by Illinois Coaches Association, Schomer posted 25-4 record with 1.37 ERA and 212 strikeouts over 172 innings. At the plate, hit .313 with 12 doubles and 27 RBIs. [Sean King for Shaw Media]Ashley Schultz, Oswego East, senior, catcher: Northwestern recruit hit program-record 13 homers for third straight season. Schultz, Southwest Prairie Conference MVP, hit .437 with nine doubles, three triples, 49 RBIs and scored 36 runs. Walked 30 times for .566 on-base percentage. [Sean King for Shaw Media]Jenna Veber, Oswego, senior, pitcher: Murray State commit hit .511, helping lead Panthers to first conference title since 1987. On the mound, posted a 1.93 ERA with 54 strikeouts, and fielded at a .969 percentage.