Terry selected first-team all league in softball
There was no denying Whittell High senior pitcher Aurora Terry.
Playing for a softball team that didn’t win a single division game, Terry still convinced league coaches to select her first-team all-league.
“She deserved it. Usually she would go unrecognized since we didn’t win a league game,” said Whittell coach Lindsay Wines.
Terry, a three-sport player during her exceptional Whittell athletic career, impressed voters offensively and defensively. She hit .488 with three homers, while setting down 66 batters on strikes in just 45 innings pitched.
“It was something good to come out of the season for me,” Terry said. “Coming from a team that didn’t have too much success over the season, it was a surprise and it was really touching that the other coaches noticed my hard work.”
Wines said Terry’s development has caught the eye of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where she’ll play softball next year.
“Aurora has been fun to deal with the last four years. She’s been a very competitive girl and sometimes her competitiveness rubbed the other girls the wrong way because she takes sports seriously,” Wines said. “She’s an overchiever. She gets where she does because she works really hard. I’ll also miss her personality. When things were going bad, she’s always been able to make me laugh.”
Terry, who was selected all Division II second team in volleyball in the fall, plans to walk on at Trinity.
“They don’t offer scholarships, but I’m pretty sure I can play softball,” she said.
Other first-team selections included: Amy Soeirina, Yerington; Kristina Dulcey, Bishop Manogue; Amelia Rogers, Dayton; Carrie Kordonowy, Dayton; Kendra Jepsen, Bishop Manogue, Kacie Frade, Yerington; Erin Lavigne, Incline; Kim Krichkaum, Bishop Manogue, Cecily Levora, Lovelock; and Sherry Conway, Yerington.
Making the second team were Kori Winters, Hawthorne; Sarah Osborne, Lovelock; Camille Caliva, Dayton; Jennifer Dillie, Dayton; Kristen Luchetti, Bishop Manogue; Letitia Talbot, Yerington; Michelle Sinclair, Yerington; Rachael Dulcey, Bishop Manogue; Bobijean Smith, Bishop Manogue; Tiffany Gilbert, Incline; and Jessica Meier, Hawthorne.
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