Indians have four named to All-Star team
Four Tecumseh High School softball players were selected for the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association Division 2 All-Star game scheduled at Michigan State University on Wednesday, July 24 at 3:30 p.m.Tecumseh pitcher Emily Maves, third baseman Kelsea Kaliszuk and outfielders Kelsey Rendell and Kylie Hill were selected to represent the Indians’ 2013 state championship softball team.Tecumseh won its third state championship this year by beating No. 1 ranked Stevensville Lakeshore 5-1 in the quarterfinals, eliminating the defending state champions, Livonia Ladywood, in the semifinals with an 8-0 shutout victory and easily handling the 2012 state runner-up Saginaw Swan Valley in the championship game, winning 5-1.Maves went 14-2 in the regular season with a 1.42 ERA and 118 strikeouts. She allowed only one earned run over the final three games of the postseason.Kaliszuk batted .570 with 12 doubles, three triples and 35 RBIs for the Indians.Rendell batted .467 with 16 doubles, eight home runs, 41 RBIs and 32 runs. She earned All-Southeastern Conference White and All-State honors.Hill hit .446 with 30 RBIs, while also earning All-SEC White and All-State honors.Clinton infielder Keely Quiring and pitcher Cami Prater received honorable mentions to the Division 3 team.