16 athletes earn MPC 1st-team all-star recognition

The Mid Penn Conference released its all-star teams for the spring season this week and 16 Franklin County athletes were named to the first team in their sport.

A pair of Shippensburg players received Player of the Year honors — Tucker Chamberlin in baseball and Cierra Bender in softball.

Chambersburg produced two softball first-teamers (Hannah Runk and Kylee Miller) and two in boys lacrosse (Dom Marangoni and Shea Makosy).

For Greencastle-Antrim, first-team selections included Andrew Kerns (baseball), and Sydney Orndorff and Meadow Gambacurta in softball.

In addition to Chamberlin and Bender, the Greyhounds had Blake Orndorff and Erby Weller (baseball), and Olivia Lebitz (softball) picked to the first team.

James Buchanan’s Morgan Nelling was a first-team softball choice.

For Waynesboro, Garrett Blount and Maddox Brooks made it in baseball and Abby McElroy was chosen in softball.

All Mid Penn all-star teams are voted on by the league coaches.

Commonwealth Division
Honorable Mention — Tegan Kuhns, P (Chambersburg), Carter Fogal, INF (Chbg)
Colonial Division
First Team — Andrew Kerns, P (Greencastle-Antrim); Tucker Chamberlin P/INF (Shippensburg); Blake Orndorff, INF (Ship); Erby Weller, OF (Ship); Garrett Blount, OF (Waynesboro); Maddox Brooks, C (Way)
Second Team — Jace Szaflarski, P (G-A); Ethan Ford, C/DH (G-A); Garrett Beaver, P (Way); Dylan Ford, INF (Way)
Honorable Mention — Darren Kline, INF (G-A); Aidan Grudzinski, OF (G-A); Cam Bailey, C/DH (James Buchanan); Mason Gochenour, P (Way); Dominic Moats, OF (Way)
Player of the Year — Chamberlin

Commonwealth Division
First Team — Hannah Runk (Chbg); Kylee Miller (Chbg)
Second Team — Alyssa Brechbill (Chbg)
Honorable Mention — Samantha Paetow (Chbg)
Colonial Division
First Team — Sydney Orndorff (G-A); Meadow Gambacurta (G-A); Cierra Bender (Ship); Olivia Lebitz (Ship); Morgan Nelling (JB); Abby McElroy (Way)
Second Team — Abby Stouffer (G-A); Makayla Jerin (G-A); Kirstyn Atherton (JB); Grace Egli (JB); Gracie Johnson (Ship); Slaydon Fisher (Way)
Honorable Mention — Sophia Stone (JB); Laney Gilbert (Ship); Kayla Altizer (Ship); Michelle Baker (Way); Karsyn Moore (Way)
Co-Player of the Year — Bender (Ship)

Commonwealth Division
First Team — Dom Marangoni, M (Chbg); Shea Makosy, D (Chbg)
Second Team — Owen Shearer, D (Chbg)
Honorable Mention — Sam Kunkleman, A (Chbg); Chase Martin, SSM (Chbg)

Commonwealth Division
Second Team — Ridglee Flohr, A (Chbg); Hannah Woolf, M (Chbg); Ellisa Gamby-Mickey, D (Chbg)

Commonwealth Division
Honorable Mention — Andrew Holtry (Chbg); Cole Myers (Chbg)