RAVENSWOOD - Five members of the LKC champion Ravenswood Red Devilette softball (18-9) Team have been named to 2017 all-conference honors; and head coach Cindy Carmichael has been named 2017 LKC Softball Coach of the Year.
Named to All-LKC First Team honors are: senior outfielder Claudia Cubides; junior infielder Skylar Mace; and junior utility player Kendall Bowen.
Named to All-LKC Second Team honors are: senior catcher Bayli Manns; and freshman outfielder/pitcher Rylin Tabor.
Claudia Cubides, the funnel cloud center field dynamo, finished her senior season with a .473 batting average, 27 RBIs and 44 runs scored. She hit a pair of homers and five triples along the way.
Junior shortstop Skylar Mace went yard five times for the 2017 Devilettes with a .483 batting average, 39 RBIs, 30 runs scored and 11 doubles.
Junior Kendall Bowen who split time between third base and the pitching rubber, hit .480 with two homers, 11 doubles, 24 RBIs and 48 runs scored as leadoff batter. She stole 17 bases.
Senior catcher Bayli Manns, whose grand slam homer turned the LKC championship game upside down for a Ravenswood victory, hit seven roundtrippers among her .500 batting average.
Manns had 50 RBIs, scored 36 runs and ripped nine doubles. How she was relegated to LKC Second Team honors is another typical LKC enigma.
Freshman Rylin Tabor burst onto the varsity softball season to split time between the outfield and pitching rubber for Ravenswood.
The not-rookie put up impressive numbers: .442 batting average with one homer, 10 stolen bases, 21 RBIs and 32 runs scored. She also chalked up eight pitching wins.
Cindy Carmichael, a former Devilette and West Liberty, standout, led her team to the LKC Softball championship and a sterling 18-9 record.
With a solid nucleus of returning players for 2018, Carmichael’s Devilette Softball team is a rising star on the diamond.