Citrus Belt League co-champions Beaumont and Yucaipa dominated the All-Citrus Belt League softball team selected by the coaches.
Beaumont sophomore Cambria Salmon was named the Most Valuable Pitcher. Cajon sophomore Jada Villegas is the Most Valuable Player.
Salmon went 19-4 in the pitching circle with a 0.52 earned run average. She struck out 309 batters and walked 16. She also hit .338 with five home runs and 19 runs batted in.
Villegas went 19-5 in the circle with a 0.96 ERA. She struck out 207 and walked 28.
Beaumont put four on the first team besides Salmon. They are freshman Keali Huss-Cochran, junior Leah Mays, junior Lili Valdivia, and senior Jasmine Placencia. Yucaipa placed four on the first team. They are senior Emma Martinez, senior Saige Alexander, senior Emily Gonzalez, and sophomore Kaylanie Rodriguez.
The balance of the first team is: Cajon junior Mercedes Alba, Cajon senior Vanessa Flores, Citrus Valley senior Jaelin Haynes, and Redlands East Valley freshman Ci’ella Pickett.
REV’s Pickett sizzled with a .548 batting average, six home runs and 19 RBI. Citrus Valley’s Haynes hit .569 with 12 RBI.
Yucaipa also put four players on the second team – Junior Rylee Esber, senior Delaney Saugstad, sophomore Victoria Yeager, and senior Emily Gaines. Others on the second team are: Citrus Valley junior Taylor Petty, Redlands junior Jaedyn Lincoln, and REV senior Hannah Nordby.
Honorable mention players are: Yucaipa sophomore Hailey Altenhof, Beaumont senior Jillian Vasquez, Cajon junior Sonia Garcia, Citrus Valley freshman Skylar Scott, Redlands senior Kaelyn Jewell, and REV senior Savannah Barajas.