CHEYENNE — Cheyenne East’s Trista Stehwien earned her third all-state nod from the Wyoming Coaches Association on Wednesday morning. The senior was one of four players from the state runner-up Lady Thunderbirds to pick up all-state distinctions. Stehwien ranked second in the state in home runs (eight) and fifth in both batting average (.581) and RBI (40) to help East to a 21-7 record. She also rapped 15 doubles and four triples, and struck out just three times in 86 at-bats. Junior outfielder Gracie Oswald was tabbed for the |team for the second time in her career after picking up the honor during Wyoming’s inaugural high school softball season in 2021. She posted a .533 batting average (49-of-92) with 12 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 49 RBI. Oswald’s RBI total ranked third in the state. Sophomore shortstop Aleah Brooks was voted to the all-state team for the second consecutive season. She tied for third in the state in home runs (seven), while batting .493 (37-for-75) with eight doubles, five triples and 33 RBI. Senior Jaylyn Christensen rounded out East’s all-state picks. The right-hander’s 13 wins were most in the state, while her 130 strikeouts ranked second, and her 3.46 earned-run average was third-best. Christensen also posted a .468 batting average (37-of-79) with eight doubles, two triples, three homers and 25 RBI. Sophomore outfielder Izzy Thomas was the lone Cheyenne Central player voted to the all-state squad. The first-year starter tied for third in the state in home runs (seven), while batting .554 (41-for-74) with nine doubles, two triples and 34 RBI. The Indians finished the season 16-10, including a 1-2 mark at the state tournament. Their 10-4 loss to Thunder Basin in the second round snapped their 10-game winning streak. Thomas was joined on the All-East Conference team by junior Cameron Moyte and sophomore Izzy Kelly. Cheyenne South had junior Alyssa Albaugh voted onto the all-conference squad. PREP SOFTBALL ALL-STATE Cheyenne Central: Izzy Thomas; Cheyenne East: Aleah Brooks, Jaylyn Christensen, Gracie Oswald, Trista Stehwien; Campbell County: Avery Gray, Lanae Kimbley; Cody: Riley Simone, Ellie Ungrund, Violet Wollschlager; Green River: Kodi Allred; Kelly Walsh: Kynlee Griffith, Olivia Smith; Laramie: Paysen Witte; Rock Springs: Ruby Florencio; Thunder Basin: Emma Kimblerling, Lauren O’Laughlin, Ella Partlow, Macie Selfors; Wheatland: Rylee Coates. ALL-EAST CONFERENCE Cheyenne Central: Izzy Kelly, Cameron Moyte, Izzy Thomas; Cheyenne East: Aleah Brooks, Jaylyn Christensen, Gracie Oswald, Trista Stehwien; Cheyenne South: Alyssa Albaugh; Campbell County: Avery Gray, Lanae Kimbley, Adie Rambo; Laramie: Kailyn Ruckman, Emilee Sirdoreus, Paysen Witte; Thunder Basin: Caitline Kaul, Emma Kimberling, Lauren O’Laughlin, Ella Partlow, Macie Selfors; Wheatland: Rylee Coates, Camryn Mickelson. ALL-WEST CONFERENCE Cody: Katie Brasher, Riley Simone, Ellie Ungrund, Ava Wollschlager, Violet Wollschlager; Green River: Kodi Allred, Shelby Carson; Kelly Walsh: Ashlynn Attaway, Kynlee Griffith, Olivia Smith, Sophia Wood; Natrona County: Kendra Meyer, Kyra Randolph, Maggie Teague; Rock Springs: Ashley Anderson, Ruby Florencio, Payten Soltis; Worland: Lilyan Hamilton.
CHEYENNE — Cheyenne East’s Trista Stehwien earned her third all-state nod from the Wyoming Coaches Association on Wednesday morning.