Local Players, Coaches Gear Up for 2021 MHSSCA All-Star Game
The Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association’s annual All-Star Games at Central Michigan University begins tomorrow, Wed. July 14.
Every year the state’s best softball players from Divs. 1-4 are showcased in the MHSSCA All-Star GameS. This year there are a total of 16 local athletes that are on the star-studded rosters as well as two area coaches.
The players said this is a dream to play in the All-Star Game and a perfect way to end their high school softball careers.
“Ever since I was a freshman looking back, there was a lot of Beaverton girls that got to experience that,” said Beaverton’s Mady Pahl. “I actually got and watch a couple of them. And it’s like oh someday you’ll get to play there and then now we get to play there and I think it will be super fun just to play at Central and play with a bunch of other girls that have gotten all-state around us.”
“It’s kind of really fun to play without having to worry about winning or losing and to just go and have fun without that pressure,” said Rudyard’s Paige Postma.
“It’s just gonna feel great knowing that it’s our last experience of high school softball. I’m going to enjoy every moment of it,” said Rudyard’s Morgan Bickel.
“Really what a great opportunity for these guys to represent our team and represent the whole E-U.P. and the Straights Area Conference and a good opportunity for me to represent our coaching staff and what we’ve accomplished this year has been a lol of fun and we look forward to having this opportunity and continuing it on next year,” said Rudyard softball coach Stephen Davis.
Featuring Michigan’s best high school senior softball players, coverage begins at 10 a.m. with the Division 1 all-star game and continues with the Division 2 all-star game at noon, the Division 3 all-star game at 2:30 p.m. and concludes with the Division 4 all-star game at 4:30 p.m.