Bennett, Willsey named Player of the Year

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The All-State High School softball teams have been released in New York by the NYSSWA.

Corning senior ace pitcher Laura Bennett has been named Player of the Year in Class AA.

Bennett helped the Hawks win a Class AA state title this season.

Corning head coach Mike Johnston has been named Coach of the Year in Class AA.

Thomas A. Edison senior ace pitcher Bella Willsey has been named the Player of the Year in Class C.

Willsey helped the Spartans win a Class C state title last weekend in South Glens Falls.

Edison head coach Liz Warren was named the Coach of the Year in Class C.

Here is more all-state softball picks:

Class AA

Atalyia Rijo (Corning) – first-team
Kendal Cook (Horseheads) – third-team
Tess Cites (Horseheads) – third-team
Sarah Coon (Elmira) – fourth-team
Alexis Wood (Elmira) – fourth-team
Ellie Daugherty (Corning) – fifth-team
Maiah Skakal ( Horseheads) – fifth-team
Kalea Faulk (Corning) sixth-team

Class B

Wendi Hammond (Waverly) – first-team
Riley Hall (Waverly) – fourth-team

Class C

Riley Vincent (Edison) – first-team
Tiyah Moffe (Notre Dame) – second-team
Reagan Seelye (Edison) – second-team
KK Bush (Edison) – third-team
Grace Vondracek (Odessa-Montour) – fourth-team

Class D

Renee Yezarski (Alfred-Almond) – first-team
Ali Fancher (Alfred-Almond) – second-team
Destiny Hammond (Bradford/Hammondsport) – third-team
Cambri Harrian (Bradford/Hammondsport) – third-team

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