North Platte – Six members of the North Platte Community College Knights softball team received postseason awards at the Region IX Division II tournament in Columbus.
Alyiah Franco, Erin Renwick, and Kenlee Wanlass were selected to the All-Region IX Division II team. Mikayla Gibson, Ana Talaroc-Kaniho and Emily Marsden were named to the All-Region IX Division II Tournament team for the 2018 season.
Franco, a sophomore from Syracuse, Utah played third base and the outfield for the Knights. She batted .340 with 97 at bats. Franco had three doubles and two home runs for the Knights. Franco also stole three bases to lead the Knights.
Renwick, a sophomore from Brighton, Colo., pitched and played second base for the Knights, led the Knights in hitting with a .438 average with 112 at bats. Renwick also led the Knights with 28 runs batted in and had four doubles and three home runs for the Knights. She also had a .554 slugging percentage with a team leading 62 total bases. In the ring, Renwick had a 5.31 earned run average in 92 and a third innings pitched with 36 strikeouts.
Wanlass, a freshman from Elsinore, Utah, is the catcher for the Knights, batted .293 with 58 at bats. She had three doubles. Wanlass led the Knights in fielding percentage of .965 with 86 total chances.
Gibson, a freshman from West Valley, Utah played outfield for the Knights. Gibson led the Knights with at bats with 120 and batted .325. She also led the Knights in doubles with seven and had one triple.
Talaroc-Kaniho, a sophomore from Lahaina, Hawaii, played in the outfield for the Knights. Talaroc-Kaniho batted .362 with 69 at bats. Talaroc-Kaniho had three doubles and one home run for a .449 slugging percentage.
Marsden, a freshman from Papillion, Neb, played primarily shortstop for the Knights. Marsden batted .364 with 110 at bats. She had three doubles, one triple, and two home runs. Marsden also had 14 runs batted in. Marsden also made seven appearances in the ring. She had a 6.71 earned run average and struck out five.
The Knights finished the season with a 5-34 record and third place in Region IX Division II.