Accolades continue to roll in for members of the Benson Bobcats softball team.
Emily Darwin and Katie Sherman received player of the year honors while coach Brittney Batten, in her first year at the helm of the Bobcats’ program, has been named Region Coach of the Year. She helped guide Benson to a 30-4 overall record.
Darwin, who will be a junior when school starts in late July, is the 2A Conference Offensive Player of the Year and Sherman, who just graduated and who will take her pitching prowess to Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, is the Conference Player of the Year.
Abby Workman, who also just graduated and who will suit up next year at Yavapai Community College, has been named 2A All Conference First Team, along with Sherman and Darwin.
2A East recognitions
Darwin and Sherman also were named to the All Region First Team and came away with the Region Offensive Player and Player of the Year designations respectively.
Taylor Fenn, Jamie Barney and Workman were also named to the First Team. Letty Lopez was named to the All Region 2nd Team along with Aly Fenn and Mikayla Wales. Honorable Mentions went to Ashlynn Poulsen, Kayla Sherman and Lily Speer.