PHS trio first-team all-state
Three Portales Rams were named to the Class 3A all-state softball first team.
Senior catcher Simone Laurenz, senior second baseman Francis Armijo and junior pitcher Kiersten Ramirez were among those selected by the state’s high school softball coaches.
Senior outfielder Mariah Lovato earned second-team honors for Portales, which finished the season 21-10.
New Mexico High School Coaches Association
Pitcher: Breanna Lopez, Silver, Kiersten Ramirez, Portales
Catcher: Simone Laurenz, Portales
First base: Jasmine Sappington, Bloomfield
Second base: Frances Armijo, Portales
Third base: Chelsey Runyon, Bloomfield
Shortstop: Carolyn Castillo, Silver
Outfield: Alicia Jaramillo, Robertson, Makayla Guerre, Silver, Deanna Bustos, West Las Vegas
Pitcher: Margurite Chavez, Hope Christian, Elena Garcia, Robertson
Catcher: Kallista Dorrance, Raton
First base: Faith Romero, Hope Christian
Second base: Samantha Montano, Robertson
Third base: Angie Helton, Silver
Shortstop: Margurite Chavez, Hope Christian
Outfield: Mariah Lovato, Portales, Celeste Trujillo, West Las Vegas, Mariah Romero, Raton