The following are the St. Charles Parish representatives on the All-District 7-5A softball team.
Hahnville High School:
Maeson Martindale – Hahnville senior (co-MVP)
Martindale led the Tigers in batting (.457) while adding four home runs and 34 RBIs in her final season. The third baseman and three-hole hitter helped lead a Tigers team loaded with underclassmen a 23-8 record and the second round of the 2016 postseason.
Karly Taranto, Hahnville sophomore Taranto lived up to expectations in her first season as Hahnville’s primary starting pitcher, going 22-8 with a 2.96 ERA.
Pryscilla Prince, Hahnville junior
Prince was a consistent force atop the Tiger lineup, batting .441 to go with 30 RBIs and a team leading nine home runs.
Catherine Friloux, Hahnville sophomore
Friloux hit .405 with three home runs and 23 RBIs, making a quick impact in her sophomore year.
Courtney Ortego, Hahnville sophomore
The sophomore shortstop’s batting average of .311 and total of 14 RBIs helped round out a strong Hahnville order.
Danielle Duplay, Hahnville sophomore
The second baseman has a bright future, one made clear by her dominant present—she supplied a .454 batting average, 28 runs scored and 18 RBIs as a sophomore.
Jourdyn Hogan, Hahnville junior
Hogan batted .389 and drove in 12 runs while manning first base for Hahnville.
Kamryn Keller, Hahnville sophomore
Keller was another impressive member of a bright sophomore class, batting .389 and driving in 12 runs.
Kelly Ortego, Hahnville senior
Ortego stepped up when her team needed her this year, the senior batting .298 and driving in 14 runs.
Maddison LeBlanc, Hahnville junior
The junior catcher hit .333 and knocked in 17 runs while adding strong defense behind the plate.
Sarah VanEtta, Hahnville junior
VanEtta had some scorching weeks this season, finishing with a .439 average, nine home runs (tied for 1st on team) and a team-leading 41 RBIs.
Jerry Nugent, Hahnville (co-Coach of the Year)
Nugent led Hahnville to another district championship as the Tigers earned a championship split with rival Destrehan. While the Tigers were very young this season — just two seniors were regular starters — the team posted a 23-8 record and advanced to round two in the postseason after a 2-1 win over Chapelle.
Destrehan High School
Krista Robles, Destrehan senior (co-MVP)
The co-MVP of District 7-5A, Robles made her final season a memorable one. She hit .409 with two home runs, 17 doubles and 33 RBIs at the plate to go with 17 runs scored, while on the mound she went 19-8 to go with a 2.94 ERA, 143 strikeouts and 42 walks in 143 innings of work.
Taylor Lucich, Destrehan senior
Lucich was a true senior leader for her team this season, batting .335 with two home runs, 16 RBIs and 22 runs scored.
Julie Scheuermann, Destrehan junior
Destrehan’s junior backstop batted .324 with 19 RBIs, 20 runs scored and 14 doubles in 2016.
Carla Beck, Destrehan junior
Beck batted .250 with 11 RBIs and 12 runs scored along with 6 doubles and a triple this season, while also complimenting Krista Robles on the mound as the team’s No. 2 starting pitcher.
Gia Zeringue, Destrehan freshman
Zeringue hit the scene with a fury as a freshman, batting a team-high .471 and scoring a team-high 30 runs. She hit two home runs and had 17 RBIs.
Lainnie Dugas, Destrehan freshman
Dugas’ first year was one to remember, with a .379 batting average, 23 RBIs, 21 runs scored and two home runs.
Breanna Dominguez, Destrehan freshman
Another strong member of Destrehan’s quartet of All-District freshmen, batting .346 with 18 runs scored, 12 RBIs and two home runs.
Sarah Boquet, Destrehan freshman
Boquet led the Wildcats with five home runs this season, while batting .398 to go with 26 RBIs and 26 runs scored this season.
Kaela Schiro, Destrehan sophomore
Schiro was sidelined part of the season with injury but was productive in her time on the field. She hit .290 with seven RBIs, seven runs scored and a home run.
Kenneth Montz, Destrehan (co-Coach of the Year)
Montz led Destrehan to its first win in the past nine seasons over archrival Hahnville, and with it a share of the District 7-5A championship in 2016. Destrehan finished 19-9 in 2016 and once again reached the postseason behind a mix of strong veterans and very promising young players—four DHS All-District players were freshmen and another a sophomore this season.