Georgia Nisly looks to make a catch and double-up a runner after a line drive out. 

The River Valley Conference released their elite and divisional softball teams, with five Mid-Prairie softball players being named to the postseason list. 

Cassidy Rourke, Georgia Nisly, Abbi Patterson and Rylee Vercande were named to the All-RVC South Division team and Kylee Kos was an honorable mention selection. 

Mid-Prairie finished 9-21 this season, doubling their win total from a season ago with the four players above taking big jumps this season. 

Rourke was selected as an All-RVC South pitcher. In 16 starts she went 5-11 and had an ERA of 5.08. She was one of the most dangerous hitters in the division, hitting .303 and sending eight home runs over the fence. She also hit three triples and three doubles. 

Nisly was a rock-solid first baseman, making only five errors in 205 fielding opportunities. That was good for the highest fielding percentage at the team at .975. She hit .295 at the plate and drove in 14 runs on 31 hits this season. 

Patterson struck out only seven times in 89 at-bats this year. She drove in seven runs on 20 hits including four doubles. 

Vercande played center field and filled in at catcher, handling 93 percent of all fielding opportunities this year. She hit .299 this year and drove in 13 runs. Vercande had three home runs and three triples. 

Kos hit four home runs this year and hit .224. She was second on the team with 22 RBIs. She caught four stealing behind the plate. 


RVC Elite Team


Isabelle True, West Liberty, senior

Kamryn Meyer, Durant, senior

Katie Bracken, Regina, senior


Haylee Lehman, West Liberty, junior

Hannah Happ, Durant, senior

Tarah Wehde, Camanche, junior

Kortney Drake, Wilton, senior


Macy Akers, West Liberty, senior

Ruby Kappeler, Durant, senior

Neveah Hildebrandt, Northeast, sophomore

Nikki Henson, West Branch, sophomore


Austyn Crees, West Liberty, junior

Madi Parson, Camanche, senior


Jessie Frasher, Anamosa, senior

Allie Poston, Durant, junior

Abby Stock, Camanche, senior

Whitney Clemens, Cascade, senior


All-RVC South Division


Janey Gingerich, West Liberty, sophomore

Jenna Lawson, Durant, senior

Cassidy Rourke, Mid-Prairie, senior


Finley Hall, West Liberty, eighth-grade

Kylie Schult, Durant, freshman

Annie Gahan, Regina, sophomore

Georgia Nisly, Mid-Prairie, junior


Jess Hunter, Regina, senior

Kira Schult, Durant, junior

Payton Ganzer, Wilton, freshman

Rylee Vercande, Mid-Prairie, freshman


Emily Coss, Wilton, sophomore

Laken Hermiston, Tipton, senior


Chloe Wells, Wilton, sophomore

Mallory Lange-Wilton, freshman

Abbi Patterson, Mid-Prairie, junior

Mackenzie Heise, West Branch, junior

Coach of the Year

Chad Libby, West Liberty


Local Honorable Mention

Mid-Prairie, Kylee Kos, senior

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