Softball: OJR's Sarah Dowd headlines PAC-10 selections on all-state team

Hard-hitting Owen J. Roberts center fielder Sarah Dowd headlines a cast of eight PAC-10 players named to the 2013 Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches all-state squad.

Coming off a senior season in which she hit .563 with 25 RBI and 19 stolen bases, Dowd - a Youngstown State signee - was selected to the Class AAAA first team.

Also, Dowd’s OJR teammates Sam Garritano and Shannon Clemens were named to the Class AAAA second team, while Methacton’s Katie Civitello and Amanda Kulp joined Spring-Ford’s Gabby Tareilla on the Class AAAA honorable mention list.

In Class AAA, Phoenixville’s Meghan Loughery was named to the second team while Lexi Kehl of Pottsgrove was an honorable mention Class AAA pick.