Polk County’s Maranda Gosnell

Four Polk County players have earned All-District recognition from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association.

Recent graduate Ashley Ponder and rising seniors Haley Fowler, Maranda Gosnell and Autumn Owen were chosen for the District 8 2A squad, which includes players from Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey counties.

The same quartet also received all-Western Highlands Conference selection.

Madison’s Hannah Jennings was named the district player of the year while R-S Central’s Haley White was named the district pitcher of the year.

Complete all-district teams for each class and district can be found here.

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