Palisade's Zuniga is WSL's coach of the year

By: Phil Stafford Email
By: Phil Stafford Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO)-- The Palisade Bulldogs softball team cleaned up in the WSL awards this season.

The Bulldogs had five players named to the all-conference team, including Katie Rupe who was voted the Player of the Year.

Palisade's head coach Nicole Zuniga wasn't left out of the awards. Zuniga was voted the Coach of the Year in just her second year as head coach of the Bulldogs.

Below is the list of the All-Conference team:

1st Team
Tierra Higgs Delta Senior
Bryanna Music Delta Junior

Megan Osteen Eagle Valley Senior
Ally Zehring Eagle Valley Senior

Sierra Clark Palisade Senior
DanicaDeLahoz Palisade Sophomore
Angela Gordon Palisade Senior
Jenna Lucas Palisade Junior
Katie Rupe Palisade Senior

Cassie Blackard Rifle Senior
Brittany Neuroth Rifle Junior
Emma Speer Rifle Junior

Honorable Mention

Katlyn Davis Delta Senior
Rylee Ellsworth Eagle Valley Freshman
Cody Osteen Eagle Valley Freshman
Trysta Ball Palisade Senior
Taylor Gore Rifle Junior

Player of the Year
Katie Rupe–Palisade

Coach of the Year
Nicole Zuniga – Palisade

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