Monday, July 22, 2024

Berquist, Cantini named All-Ohio

Crestwood senior Mikayla Berquist and Kirtland senior Gianna Cantini both were included on the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association All-Ohio teams released on Tuesday.

Berquist was an honorable mention selection while Cantini landed on the second team in Division III.

Berquist led the Red Devils with a .432 batting average with three home runs and 13 runs batted in. She also finished 8-3 in the circle with a 1.60 earned run average with 83 strikeouts to just six walks in 65 2/3 innings of work.

Cantini, an honorable mention All-Ohioan in 2021, led the Hornets with a .642 batting average with seven doubles, two triples, and one home run, and she posted a team-high 23 RBI. In the circle, she struck out 120 batters in 124 1/3 innings.


Steve Hare
Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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