Worth watching

Players and teams expected to be pacesetters in metro softball this spring

Players

Carlie Brandt, P, jr. Le Sueur-Henderson

Taylor Chell, OF, sr. Anoka.

Kate Deming, CF, sr. Bloomington Jefferson

Maddie Geisen, 1B, sr. New Prague

Valerie Hohol, P, sr. New Life Academy

Maddie Houlihan, SS, sr. Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Emma Hylen, P, sr. Roseville

Halley Jones, P, soph Spring Lake Park

Lily Langevin, CF, jr. North St. Paul

McKenzie Paap, CF, sr. Minnetonka

Justus Perry, 1B, jr. (above) Prior Lake

Sammi Sadler, CF, sr. Maple Grove

Sydney Smith, P, sr. (right) Maple Grove

Shannon Peterson, C, sr. Edina

Gabby Sprang, P, soph. Rosemount

Teams

Class 3A

Maple Grove

Anoka

Rosemount

Elk River

Shakopee

Prior Lake

Bloomington Jefferson

New Prague

Becker

Forest Lake

Classes 2A/1A

New Life Academy (1A)

Rockford (2A)

Minnehaha Academy (2A)

Visitation (2A)

Le Sueur-Henderson (2A)

JIM PAULSEN