Nevada places six on all-HOIC softball teams: Vorm named to first team

Joe Randleman
Ames Tribune
Addi Vorm

The Nevada softball team had six players given all-HOIC recognition by the conference coaches in 2021.

Nevada senior third baseman Addi Vorm was named to the all-HOIC first team. She was joined by Roland-Story's Madison Geise, Macy Friest, Ally Ringsby, Dana Vinson and Reagan Faber, Saydel's Dakota Lake, Rylee Carney and Rachel Barton, Prairie City-Monroe's Riley Johannes, ReaAnn Duinink and Sidney Shave and South Hamilton's McKenzy Grady.

Vorm hit .360 with one home run and four RBIs in HOIC games for the Cubs, who finished 3-8 in the conference. She also had one double and scored three runs.

Junior catcher Peyton Hanson, freshman shortstop Lani Khounsourath and junior pitcher Samantha Herridge made the all-HOIC second team. The rest of the second team comprised of: Saydel's Daleaney Shinn, Ryley Pacina and Kathryn Van Houten, PCM's Paige Steenhoek and Bella Hudnut, West Marshall's Josi Zhand, Roland-Story's Reagan Schmitz, South Hamilton's Emma Lewis and Greene County's Emma Hoyle and Emma Stream. 

Hanson posted a .229 average with two home runs and 10 RBIs and Khounsourath hit .286 with five runs and four RBIs. Herridge went 3-5 with a 3.59 ERA, 22 strikeouts and 16 walks in 50 2/3 innings on the mound and she also hit .455 with two doubles and five RBIs.

Juniors Briar Crain and Mayzi Weig were the two Cubs named all-HOIC honorable mention. Crain tallied a .333 average with one home run, eight runs and four RBIs and Weig hit .360 with seven runs and four RBIs in conference games.

Final HOIC standings

Saydel                      12-1

Roland-Story            10-2 

PCM                         9-3

Nevada                     3-8

South Hamilton         3-9

Greene County         3-10

West Marshall           2-9