Four members of the Washington High School softball team were named to the 2012 GAC Central softball team.

The league’s coaches made first- and second-team selections.

Washington senior pitcher Sarah Westhoff was a first-team section as a utility player.

Westhoff was 5-4 on the season with a 1.40 earned-run average. In 65 innings of work, she allowed 27 runs, 13 earned, on 61 hits with nine walks and 48 strikeouts.

She also had a .333 batting average with 24 hits and 16 RBIs.

Washington players named to the second team were senior pitcher Liz Klussman, junior infielder MC Landolt and sophomore outfielder Megan Freitag.

Klussman was 9-3 with a 1.98 ERA. In 63.2 innings, she allowed 33 runs, 18 earned, on 51 hits with 17 walks and 42 strikeouts.

Landolt led the Lady Jays in batting average (.381), hits (32), runs (19) and stolen bases (12). She also had nine RBIs and four walks.

Freitag was second on the team with a .371 batting average.

She finished the season with 23 hits, 12 walks, two home runs, 11 RBIs, 17 runs and five stolen bases.

First Team

Joining Westhoff on the first team were:

• Pitchers — Meredith Adam of Holt and Abby Hlavaty of Ft. Zumwalt North.

•Catcher — Abby Tillotson of FZN.

• Infielders — Lindsey Dawson of Holt, Lexie Gambino of Ft. Zumwalt South, MacKenzie Peter of FZS, Lexi Theis of FZN and Carol Ann Weiler of Ft. Zumwalt East.

• Outfielders — Mykaela Arellanas of Holt, Taylor Dames of FZN, Hope Miller of FZS and Sarah Sebestyen of FZN.

• Utility — Nikki Taylor of FZE.

Second Team

Joining Klussman, Landolt and Freitag on the second team were:

• Pitcher — Shelby Clark of FZN.

•Catcher — Meagan Elder of FZE.

• Infielders — Abi Corbett of Holt, Abby Garcia of FZN, Kaylee Huecker of Holt and Kristen Mikel of FZE.

• Outfielders — Teylar Adelsberger of FZS, Alyssa Lilly of Holt and Sydney Weathered of Holt.

• Utility — Erin Brandes of FZS and Kaley Hansen of Holt.


Rachel Micke represented Washington on the GAC Central sportsmanship team.

Washington players named to the GAC Central all-academic team were Becca Daugherty, Kaitlin Evans, Abbie Hopen, Courtney Kedroski, Lilli Mantle, Abbey Martin, Elanna Osthoff, Kaelie Smith, Katie Trigg, Sarah Westhoff, Megan Freitag, MC Landolt, Liz Klussman and Rachel Micke.

Ft. Zumwalt North won the GAC Central title with a 6-2 record.

Washington placed second at 5-3 followed by Holt and Ft. Zumwalt South at 4-4 and Ft. Zumwalt East at 1-7.