By Jay Young
SYRACUSE - The New York State Sportswriters Association has announced its 2014 softball all-state selections for all classes, and highlighting the local honorees is Sara Crandall of Cattaraugus-Little Valley, who was named to the second team for Class C.
As a senior pitcher, Crandall led the lady Timberwolves to an 11-7 record and was named the Player of the Year for Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 East.
Also earning a spot in Class C was Frewsburg senior Emily Hair, who was selected to the fifth team. Hair was named to the CCAA Division 1 West first team for the second year in a row as a senior in 2014.
Jessica Wilcox of Pine Valley grabbed a spot on the second team in Class D after helping the Lady Panthers to a second consecutive Section 6 Class D softball title. Along the way, she threw a pair of no-hitters.
Alisha Szumigala of Forestville was named to the third team in Class D . She was named to the CCAA East 1 first team and led the Lady Hornets to the Class D Section 6 final.