Picard Co-MVP in Northwest softball
The centerfielder and leadoff hitter was one of four Lakers named to the first-team. Pitcher Casey Kahler and shortstop Marriah Sobczak, both seniors, were chosen along with third baseman Hannah Schweikart, a junior.
The quartet of Glen Lake players were among nine All-Conference repeaters chosen to the 20-member squad.
Suttons Bay pitcher Jane Hursey and shortstop Hannah Steed were honorable mention selections.
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Seven Glen Lake softball players were named to the Division 4 All-Region squad.
The Lakers included four seniors Paige Picard (outfield), Casey Kahler (pitcher), Marriah Sobcak (shortstop) and Ali Harriger (first base).
Junior third baseman Hannah Schweikart and freshman outfielder/pitcher Jessica Penny and second baseman Melanie Kulanda were also on the elite team.
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The Glen Lake girls softball team, which captured its first district title since 2003, had 10 players chosen to the All-District team.
The Lakers included the entire outfield of Paige Picard, Jessica Penny and Kourtney Weston and the entire field of first baseman Ali Harriger, second baseman Melanie Kulana, shortstop Marriah Sobczak and third baseman Hannah Schweikart.
Pitcher Casey Kahler, designated player Kaley Lillie and at-large Kary Pleva (catcher) were also chosen.
Suttons Bay’s Jane Hursey (pitcher) and Hannah Steed (utility) were also the All-District team along with St. Mary’s catcher Rachael Thon and at-large Taylor Moore (shortstop).
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Glen Lake seniors Casey Kahler, Paige Picard, Marriah Sobczak and Haley Lillie were named Academic All-State in Division 4.
The Lakers as a team were also All-Academic for the 10th straight year with a 3.43 grade point average.