The Monitor’s All-Area Softball First and Second Teams from the 2018 season. 

First Team

Sabrina Salinas, La Joya High, pitcher: 19-6, 1.76 ERA, 140 Ks

Hope Rodriguez, Edinburg North, catcher: .423, 7 HRs, 40 RBIs

Victoria Gonzalez, PSJA Memorial, first base: .505, 3 HRs, 50 RBIs

Anahi De Ochoa, McAllen Rowe, second base: .526, 40 hits, 36 RBIs

Taylor Chavez, Edinburg Vela, shortstop: .375, 10 HRs, 43 RBIs

Kristee Salas, Edinburg High, third base: .441, 6 HRs, 51 RBIs

Katie Truitt, Edinburg High, outfield: .505, 11 HRs, 36 RBIs

Amber Reyes, Edinburg High, outfield: .588, 77 hits, five triples

Jackie Alvarado, Edcouch-Elsa, outfield: .337, 33 runs, 13 XBHs

Chelsea Salinas, PSJA Memorial, designated hitter: .533, 3 HRs, 62 RBIs

 

Second Team

Mika Vento, Mercedes, pitcher: 10-4, 1.43 ERA, 114 Ks

Brittany Castillo, McAllen High, catcher: .424, 29 RBIs, 14 XBHs

Cassandra Santos, La Joya Palmview, first base: .525, 21 RBIs, 10 XBHs

Secilia Lopez, Edinburg North, second base: .341, 27 RBIs, 25 runs

Monica Garcia, La Joya High, shortstop: .458, 9 HRs, 38 RBIs

Alex Alaniz, La Joya High, third base: .398, 7 HRs, 44 RBIs

Kristy Alanis, PSJA Memorial, outfield: .521, 49 runs, .988 fielding pct.

Alexis Walden, McAllen Memorial, outfield: .402, 21 RBIs, .456 on-base pct.

Yizenia Garcia, Mercedes, outfield: .468, 34 runs, 1.322 OPS

Andrea Ortiz, Sharyland Pioneer, designated hitter: .522, 42 RBIs, 29 SBs

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