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16 honored with year-end awards

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  • Rines led Mascenic with a .347 batting average and collected five of the team’s seven wins. He finished with 17 runs batted in and six doubles. Rines picked up wins over defending champion Hopkinton and Pelham in the season finale to earn a spot in the playoffs. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    Rines led Mascenic with a .347 batting average and collected five of the team’s seven wins. He finished with 17 runs batted in and six doubles. Rines picked up wins over defending champion Hopkinton and Pelham in the season finale to earn a spot in the playoffs.

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  • Senior Devin Springfield had three wins and led Conant with a .413 batting average and 21 RBIs. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    Senior Devin Springfield had three wins and led Conant with a .413 batting average and 21 RBIs.

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  • Conant senior Josh LeBlanc finished his senior season with five wins and saved his best for last. In his final start, LeBlanc tossed a complete game in an 11-2 win over Somersworth in the Division III title game. LeBlanc had 51 strikeouts and two complete games, while hitting .318 with 18 RBIs.<br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    Conant senior Josh LeBlanc finished his senior season with five wins and saved his best for last. In his final start, LeBlanc tossed a complete game in an 11-2 win over Somersworth in the Division III title game. LeBlanc had 51 strikeouts and two complete games, while hitting .318 with 18 RBIs.
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  • ConVal junior Ivon Clough was 5-2 with a 1.58 ERA and also led ConVal with a .377 batting average.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    ConVal junior Ivon Clough was 5-2 with a 1.58 ERA and also led ConVal with a .377 batting average.

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  • ConVal junior Courtney Fisher led ConVal to its first state championship in program history and the bad news for the rest of Division II is that she is only a junior. She struck out 221 batters and had a 16-2 record with five shutouts. fisher also led the Cougars with a .492 batting average.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    ConVal junior Courtney Fisher led ConVal to its first state championship in program history and the bad news for the rest of Division II is that she is only a junior. She struck out 221 batters and had a 16-2 record with five shutouts. fisher also led the Cougars with a .492 batting average.

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  • Conant senior Kelsey Smith threw two no-hitters and finished with 12 wins and 146 strikeouts.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    Conant senior Kelsey Smith threw two no-hitters and finished with 12 wins and 146 strikeouts.

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  • WLC junior Pat Martin posted five wins with a 1.15 ERA and also batted .409 with two home runs.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    WLC junior Pat Martin posted five wins with a 1.15 ERA and also batted .409 with two home runs.

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  • Senior Andrea Heck led WLC with a batting average of .597, 46 runs scored and 29 stolen bases.<br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    Senior Andrea Heck led WLC with a batting average of .597, 46 runs scored and 29 stolen bases.
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  • WLC senior Deanna Davidson took over the pitching duties for WLC and finished with 14 wins, while leading the Warriors back to the Division IV championship game. At the plate, Davidson led WLC with 39 RBIs and hit .435 with three home runs and eight doubles.<br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

    WLC senior Deanna Davidson took over the pitching duties for WLC and finished with 14 wins, while leading the Warriors back to the Division IV championship game. At the plate, Davidson led WLC with 39 RBIs and hit .435 with three home runs and eight doubles.
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  • Rines led Mascenic with a .347 batting average and collected five of the team’s seven wins. He finished with 17 runs batted in and six doubles. Rines picked up wins over defending champion Hopkinton and Pelham in the season finale to earn a spot in the playoffs. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • Senior Devin Springfield had three wins and led Conant with a .413 batting average and 21 RBIs. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • Conant senior Josh LeBlanc finished his senior season with five wins and saved his best for last. In his final start, LeBlanc tossed a complete game in an 11-2 win over Somersworth in the Division III title game. LeBlanc had 51 strikeouts and two complete games, while hitting .318 with 18 RBIs.<br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • ConVal junior Ivon Clough was 5-2 with a 1.58 ERA and also led ConVal with a .377 batting average.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • ConVal junior Courtney Fisher led ConVal to its first state championship in program history and the bad news for the rest of Division II is that she is only a junior. She struck out 221 batters and had a 16-2 record with five shutouts. fisher also led the Cougars with a .492 batting average.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • Conant senior Kelsey Smith threw two no-hitters and finished with 12 wins and 146 strikeouts.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • WLC junior Pat Martin posted five wins with a 1.15 ERA and also batted .409 with two home runs.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • Senior Andrea Heck led WLC with a batting average of .597, 46 runs scored and 29 stolen bases.<br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)
  • WLC senior Deanna Davidson took over the pitching duties for WLC and finished with 14 wins, while leading the Warriors back to the Division IV championship game. At the plate, Davidson led WLC with 39 RBIs and hit .435 with three home runs and eight doubles.<br/>(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

With all eight baseball and softball teams qualifying for the playoffs, the local squads were well represented in the all-state voting.

In all, 16 players — eight from each sport — earned the end of season honors voted on by coaches in each division.

First Team

Courtney Fisher, ConVal softball, junior

Fisher struck out 221 batters in 2013, while leading ConVal to the first state championship in program history. She was 16-2 with five shutouts and four one-hitters. At the plate, Fisher led the Cougars with a .492 batting average.

Josh LeBlanc, Conant baseball, senior

LeBlanc capped his career with a complete game 11-2 win over Somersworth in the Division III championship game. For the season, LeBlanc was 5-3 with 51 strikeouts in 53 1∕3 innings and a 3.04 earned run average. At the plate, he hit .318 with 18 RBIs and 14 runs scored.

Jalen Rines, Mascenic baseball, senior

Rines picked up five of Mascenic’s seven wins this season, including a victory over eventual Final Four participant Pelham in the season finale to qualify for the Division III tournament. Rines hit a team leading .347 with 17 runs batted in and six doubles.

Deanna Davidson, WLC softball, senior

Davidson led WLC with 39 runs batted in and 19 walks, while hitting .435. She hit three home runs and had eight doubles. Davidson, in her first year pitching, had 14 wins and 76 strikeouts in 103 innings.

Ivon Clough, ConVal baseball, junior

Clough hit .377 with six triples, four doubles and 15 runs scored. He only struck out three times at the plate, but posted 74 punch outs on the mound. Clough was 5-2 overall with a 1.58 ERA.

Kelsey Smith, Conant softball, senior

Smith was 12-3 for the Orioles with 146 strikeouts, including 18 in a no-hitter at Hillsboro-Deering. It was one of two no hitters on the season for Smith. At the plate, Smith hit .433.

Devin Springfield, Conant baseball, senior

Springfield led the state champion Orioles with a .413 batting average, 21 RBIs and 22 runs scored. He also had three triples and eight doubles. On the mound, Springfield was 3-1 with a team best 54 strikeouts and a 2.08 ERA.

Andrea Heck, WLC softball, senior

Heck led WLC with a .597 batting average and 46 runs scored. She had three home runs and 40 hits total. From the leadoff spot, Heck drove in 25 runs and had 29 stolen bases.

Pat Martin, WLC baseball, junior

Martin posted a record of 5-3 with a 1.15 ERA. He had 88 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched and had a win over eventual champion Pittsfield. Martin led the Warriors with a .409 batting average and also had two home runs and 10 RBIs and was intentionally walked nine times.

Second Team

Harrison LeFlem, ConVal baseball, senior

LeFlem was second on the team with a .370 batting average. He had six doubles and earned 11 walks, while scoring nine runs. After two years at second base, LeFlem played every inning at shortstop this season.

Lauren Mackey, ConVal softball, senior

Mackey finished second on the state champion Cougars with a .470 batting average. She scored a team best 19 runs and also belted five home runs from the clean up spot.

Marena Brock, ConVal softball, senior

Brock scored 17 times this season and had one home run. But it was her defense that caught opponents’ eyes. As ConVal’s starting catcher, Brock was rarely tested on the base paths and caught five shutouts.

Ivy Chalke, Conant softball, sophomore

Chalke was 3-0 on the mound and averaged over eight strikeouts per game. At the plate, she hit a team leading .606 with five home runs, including three in the season opener.

Casey Wayrynen, Mascenic softball, freshman

Wayrynen leadoff every game for the Vikings and hit .458 with 22 runs scored, 10 walks and 14 stolen bases. She had four doubles, two triples and seven RBIs.

Third Team

Eddie Clark, Conant baseball, senior

Clark was a perfect 7-0 for the D-III champion Orioles. In 34 innings, he allowed 11 earned runs and struck out 29. Clark issued just seven walks and finished with a 2.91 ERA. He also hit .367.

Taylor Doyle, ConVal baseball, senior

Doyle posted a 4-2 record this season with a 2.25 ERA. In 44 innings, both starting and in relief, Doyle struck out 66 batters.

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