Area players nearly sweep softball honors

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Purdy's Hallie Henderson tries to reach base with a bunt during the regular season. Henderson earned All-District honors for her play this year. Jared Lankford

15 from Barry County make list

Barry County dominated is the best way to characterize this year's Class 1, District 10 All-District softball teams.

Of the 26 total First Team and Second Team honors awarded, 15 went to athletes from Barry County.

Purdy led the way with Morgan Schilly, Sami House, Rion Boyd, Hallie Henderson and Casey Ellison receiving First Team recognition. Zoe Brown and Breanna Keeler were named to the Second Team.

Southwest landed Taylor Swindle, Maggie Robbins and Vanessa Glaze on the list

Wheaton's Emily Killion, Rachel Lacey and Karlee Mason earned All-District accolades.

Kalysa Fellows and Allison Burnette from Exeter also made the list.

The complete All-District team is as follows.

First Team


Morgan Schilly, Purdy

Sami House, Purdy

Alyssa Rice, Sarcoxie

Kristen Jones, Pierce City

Taylor Swindle, Southwest


Rion Boyd, Purdy

Halle Zamora, Sarcoxie

Lauren Kennedy, Pierce City


Hallie Henderson, Purdy

Maggie Robbins, Southwest


Ali Raley, Pierce City

Casey Ellison, Purdy

Utility Player

Ragan Blinzler, Pierce City

Second Team


Hannah Argyris, Pierce City

Zoe Brown, Purdy

Emily Killion, Wheaton

Rachel Lacey, Wheaton

Bailey Walters, Sarcoxie


Jamie Parrigon, Pierce City

Vanessa Glaze, Southwest

Kalysa Fellows, Exeter


Breanna Keeler, Purdy

Peyton Kisling, Sarcoxie

Karlee Mason, Wheaton


Jacey Lee, Sarcoxie

Tori Pinkly, Verona

Utility Player

Allison Burnette, Exeter

Haleigh Stephenson, Pierce City

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