Seven schools are represented on the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League softball squad.

Wilson, which captured a third straight N-O crown with a near perfect 13-1 record under Larry Lash, leads the way with four first team honorees including senior outfielder Brittany Casino, junior infielder Caroline Augustiniak, junior pitcher Raela Wiley and freshman catcher Elise Jancef.

Albion and Roy-Hart, which shared second place honors at 11-3, have both placed two players on the first team. The Purple Eagles are represented by senior shortstop Brandi Froman and sophomore pitcher Lindsey Colonna.

Head coach Bill Holahan’s Lady Rams have placed junior pitcher Coleen Rausch and freshman infielder/outfielder Amanda Werth on the squad.

Rounding out the First Team honorees are Newfane senior infielder Kristi Grimes, Akron senior infielder Renee Lantz, Medina senior pitcher Lindsay Froman and Barker senior pitcher Jessie Wolski.

Brandi Froman, Werth, Lantz, Casino and Augustiniak are all repeat First Team selections.

Casino has also been named N-O Player of the Year in 2008 and Colonna Pitcher of the Year.

The fleet-footed Casino hit .490 in 2008 with 14 stolen bases and eight RBIs and had a fielding percentage of 1.000, Jancef hit .585 with five doubles, one home run and 20 RBIs; and Augustiniak hit .461 with seven doubles, two triples, one home run and 23 RBIs.

Wiley, an accurate-throwing right-hander, hit .298 with 14 RBIs, while on the mound she posted an outstanding 8-1 record with 86 strikeouts and an era. of 1.88.

Colonna posted a 10-3 record on the mound while at the plate she hit .455 with 15 RBIs, one double and two triples.

Froman hit .564 with two doubles, four triples, nine home runs and 28 RBIs.

Rausch pitched the Lady Rams to eight wins including a no-hitter against Medina, registering 69 strikeouts and posting an era of 1.73. At the plate she hit .316 with 14 RBIs.

Werth, who played shortstop, left field and pitched, hit .509 with a team leading 20 RBIs.

Medina’s mainstay on the mound, Froman pitched some 115 innings for the Mustangs registering 56 strikeouts. At the plate, she hit .270 with two doubles, one home run and had seven RBIs.

Lantz hit .381 for Akron with six doubles, four triples, three home runs and 24 runs.

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