LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association revealed that 160 student-athletes, representing 92 programs, received 2018 NFCA High School All-Region accolades.
These awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association’s five regions with first- and second-team recognitions. NFCA member coaches from each region’s respective committees selected the honorees, and recipients are now eligible for the 2018 NFCA High School All-America squads.
Donovan Catholic High School (East) out of Toms River, N.J., led the way with seven overall selections. Sheldon High School (West) out of Sacramento, Calif. and Mt. St. Dominic Academy (East) from Caldwell, N.J. had five student-athletes recognized, while East Islip High School (Islip Terrace, N.Y.) collected four plaudits.
Donovan Catholic and Mt. St. Dominic topped the charts with four first-team honors. East Islip, Ohio’s Keystone (LaGrange, Ohio) High School (North) and Spain Park High School out of Alabama earned three first-team honors.
In the North, Keystone was joined by Champion High School (Warren, Ohio) and Clarkston (Mich.) High School with three all-region nods. Spain Park and James Madison High School (Vienna, Va.) topped the South Region with three accolades. Seven programs in the South Central Region had two selections with Lincoln (Neb.) Southwest High School grabbing two first-team nods.
The 2018 NFCA High School All-American teams will be announced on Monday, July 9.