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Lady Longhorns log three on All-Conference Team

By:  Tim Chambers

Tomahawk Sports Editor

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The Lady Longhorns ended the season at 14-19 but played nearly every game close throughout the year.  Included was a marquee road win at Unicoi County, their first over the Blue Devils in a decade.

Johnson County was awarded three All-Conference slots which were gathered by two seniors and a junior. Brianna Snyder, Kelsey Duperry and Michala Cretsinger were named to the elite squad. Each was a unanimous selection.

Snyder was billed as one of the top pitchers in the league. She allowed only five runs in three District Tournament games and hit over .400 for the season. Duperry was just as impressive hitting over .400 while being considered one of the best third basemen in Northeast Tennessee.

Cretsinger’s defensive play landed her a spot on the squad. She hit a solid .361 and was the team’s top defensive player. Her ability to track down fly balls was a key for a team that was built around defense and pitching.

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