Pasco All-County TeamBy Times staff writer
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published June 2, 2002
P BREANNE HILL, RIDGEWOOD, JR.: Pitched two perfect games, the first in school history, and dominated on the mound with a 15-4 record, 1.09 ERA and 172 strikeouts.
P KIKI VON HOLT, RIVER RIDGE, SO.: East Lake transfer was 14-2 with a 0.71 ERA and won a region final and state semifinal.
P CHRISTINA HARRIS, PASCO SR.: Went 14-14 with 93 strikeouts and keyed the Pirates' surprising run to a region final.
C HEATHER STROUD, PASCO, SO.: First-year starter led the Pirates in three categories: average (.337), hits (30) and doubles (6).
IF STEFANIE SIMON, RIVER RIDGE, JR.: Defensive standout at shortstop was the county's best cleanup hitter with a .412 average, 36 RBIs and 30 runs.
IF JILL HROVOSKI, RIVER RIDGE, SR.: Solid third baseman hit .321 with 20 runs and 15 RBIs.
IF COURTNEY LAW, HUDSON, FR.: First-year shortstop made a name for herself by leading the county with a .519 average. She also led the Cobras with 31 hits and 12 RBIs.
IF SARAH VAN BUSKIRK, WESLEY CHAPEL, JR.: One of the few bright spots on a one-win team, the first baseman batted .481 and led the Wildcats with 11 RBIs.
OF TERA McCLEARY, RIDGEWOOD, JR.: The centerfielder led her team in four categories: average (.367), hits (29), RBIs (15) and doubles (4).
OF SAMANTHA CRONK, LAND O'LAKES, FR.: In addition to winning seven games on the mound, the centerfielder did not make an error. She hit .378 with 24 runs and 21 RBIs.
OF ADRIENNE CICIRELLO, RIVER RIDGE, SR.: The Knights' table-setter hit .389, scored 30 runs, drew 17 walks and stole 17 bases.
UT CHRISTINE BECK, RIVER RIDGE, SR.: A versatile pitcher-second baseman, defending player of the year went 15-1, hit .405 and led the county in hits (47), runs (36) and triples (6).
DH APRIL SLATE, LAND O'LAKES, SO.: When not pitching, she played in center and right. She led the Gators with a .453 average, drove in 20 runs and scored 23.
HONORABLE MENTION: Gulf -- Erica Ernst, Keimi Martelli; Hudson -- Jessica Borrello, Sneha Kumar, Jenna Strawser; Land O'Lakes -- Andy Babij, Samantha Harvey, Michelle Hausman, Lauren Patton, Erica Skillman; Mitchell -- Trish Blankenship, Ashley Boller, Jamie Case, Meghan Fehley, Moira Gustin, Carly Mitchell; Pasco -- Kayla Bresch, Brittney McCarty, Tiffany Parker, Jami Pass; Ridgewood -- Melanie Boyer, Krysti DiMartino, Jenna Lowe, Missy Noriega; River Ridge -- Amy Cassell, Kim Deeb, Kelly Evers, Stephanie Seaman, Mandy Udovich; Wesley Chapel -- Amy Benner, Brenna McHugh, Katie Timponi; Zephyrhills -- Amanda David, Amanda Griffin, Robin Hanlon, Sarah Johnson, Jessica Reese, Roxanne Rongey.
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