September 17, 2021

Seven Mustangs land on all-HOIC softball teams

Three PCM sophomores secure first team all-conference recognition

PCM sophomores Riley Johannes, RaeAnn Duinink and Sidney Shaver all finished in the top 10 of several offensive categories this season for the Mustang softball team.

In Heart of Iowa Conference play, the PCM trio finished top 10 in on-base percentage, runs scored, doubles and RBIs. And that production helped land them spots on the all-HOIC first team.

The Mustangs put seven players total on the three teams. And all seven are eligible to return to the team next summer. All-conference honors are based on statistics inside conference play only.

PCM finished third in the final conference standings at 9-3. Saydel was 11-1 and Roland-Story finished 10-2.

Johannes made first team as an infielder, Duinink was a first-team outfielder and Shaver secured her spot as a utility player.

Sophomore Paige Steenhoek earned second-team recognition as a pitcher and junior Belle Hudnut was a second-team outfielder. The honorable mention selections were sophomores Joslin Briles and Riley DeVore.

Johannes ranked in the top 10 of six different offensive categories. She batted a team-best .427, which ranked seventh in the HOIC. Her .545 OBP ranked sixth. She also finished with 12 runs (ninth), five doubles (tied for second) 13 RBIs (tied for fifth), one triple, one homer, three steals, three walks and four hit by pitches (third).

Duinink was top 10 in the HOIC in batting average, OBP, runs scored, RBIs and doubles. She batted .457 (ninth), had an OBP of .486 (10th) and finished with 15 runs (fourth), five doubles (tied for second), 17 RBIs (third), one homer, two walks and four steals.

Shaver batted .371 and her .532 OBP ranked seventh in the league. She also compiled 13 runs (tied for seventh), three doubles (tied for sixth), 10 RBIs (10th), one home run, three steals, seven walks (tied for seventh) and five hit by pitches (second).

Hudnut hit .394 and had an OBP of .447. She scored six runs, had one double, finished with eight RBIs, walked three times and was hit by one pitch. She also committed no errors in the outfield.

As a pitcher, Steenhoek was 8-3 with an earned run average of 4.67 in 60 innings. She had 22 strikeouts, 38 walks and three hit batters.

Steenhoek batted .361, had an OBP of .425 and finished with three doubles (tied for sixth), 11 RBIs (ninth) and four walks.

Briles batted .297 with three homers, which ranked third in the HOIC. She had an OBP of .395, scored 11 runs, hit two doubles, walked six times (eighth) and had 10 RBIs (10th).

DeVore hit .242 and had an OBP of .324. She finished with eight runs, three RBIs, one double, one triple, two walks and was hit by two pitches (tied for sixth).

Heart of Iowa Conference


Final Standings

Team           Conference       Overall

Saydel            11-1 25-8

Roland-Story    10-2 24-9

PCM        9-3      14-15

Nevada         3-8      12-16

South Hamilton  3-9    11-17

Greene County  3-10      6-16

West Marshall     2-9      7-20

First Team

Pitchers — Dakota Lake, so., Saydel; Madison Geise, jr., Roland-Story.

Catchers — Macy Friest, jr., Roland-Story; Makenzy Grady, jr., South Hamilton.

Infielders — Riley Johannes, so., PCM; Ally Ringsby, jr., Roland-Story; Addi Vorm, sr., Nevada; Rylee Carney, jr., Saydel.

Outfielders — RaeAnn Duinink, so., PCM; Rachel Barton, jr., Saydel; Reagan Faber, so., Roland-Story.

Utility — Sidney Shaver, so., PCM; Dana Vinson, sr., Roland-Story.

Second Team

Pitchers — Paige Steenhoek, so., PCM; Emma Hoyle, so., Greene County.

Catchers — Emma Stream, so., Greene County; Peyton Hanson, jr., Nevada.

Infielders — Emma Lewis, sr., South Hamilton; Josi Zhand, jr., West Marshall; Lani Khounsourath, fr., Nevada; Deleaney Shinn, sr., Saydel.

Outfielders — Belle Hudnut, jr., PCM; Reagan Schmitz, sr., Roland-Story; Ryley Pecina, so., Saydel.

Utility — Kathryn Van Houten, so., Saydel; Samantha Herridge, jr., Nevada.

Honorable Mention

Joslin Briles, so., PCM

Riley DeVore, so., PCM