Falcons’ Corson named All-Conference/All-Section

By: 
Bill Bentson
KJ Corson (aka Kjerstiana) was selected by the Three Rivers Conference coaches to represent Fillmore Central on the Three Rivers All-Conference team for 2019. She was also selected to the All-Section team by the Section 1A coaches.
Locally, she received the Miss Offense and Miss Defense awards for the Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball team.  
Also receiving team awards were Lauren Zoellner (Most Improved) and Krista Jorgenson (Team Spirit).  The team awards were voted on by the players and coaches.
Making the TRC All-Academic team were Addie Peters, Lauren Mensink, Corson, Addison Schoepski, Zoellner, Daysha Erickson, Sierra Rustad, Jorgenson, Sophie Pieper, Hannah Storlie, Kelsey Biel and Rylie Gatzke.
The team received the Gold Award for Academics (3.75 GPA, or better) from the Softball Coaches Association.  
The Lady Falcons finished the 2019 season with a 7-16 record, finishing third in the 1A East sub-section tournament.  The team was 2-2 in post-season play.  The gals were 4-12 in Three Rivers Conference play, 2-4 against teams from the West division, and had a regular season record of 5-14.
Pitching stats
Player GP W-L IP Ks hits Walks ERA WHIP
Hope Sexton 2 1-0 9 1/3 9 6 6 .75 1.286
K Jorgenson 18 5-11 109 2/3 68 125 59 5.04 1.678
Addie Peters 6 1-5 27 20 52 42 12.44 3.481
Batting stats
Player H/AB Avg.
Corson 23/67 .343
Biel 19/58 .328
Peters 17/67 .254
Mensink 12/52 .231
Storlie 14/61 .230
Hits, total: Corson (23), Biel (19), Peters (17), Storlie (14), Mensink (12), Pieper (11).
Extra base hits: Biel (7, 3 doubles-2 triples-2 home runs), Peters (6, 6-0-0), Storlie (4, 3-0-1).
Runs: Corson (17), Peters (9), Erickson (9), Pieper (8), Mensink (6), Storlie (6), Pieper (6), Rustad (6), Schoepski (6), Jorgenson (5).
RBI: Biel (12), Storlie (11), Rustad (10), Jorgenson (7), Erickson (6), Corson (5), Mensink (5), Peters (4).
Walks: Corson (14), Rustad (14), Erickson 11), Peters (8), Storlie (7), Mensink (6), Pieper (6), Biel (5).
Hit by pitch: Storlie (4), Corson (2), Pieper (2).
Sacrifice: Jorgenson (3).
At bats: Corson (67), Peters (67), Pieper (64), Storlie (61), Erickson (58), Biel (58), Rustad (53), Mensink (52), Jorgenson (49).
On-base average: Corson, .470; Biel, .385; Rustad, .348; Storlie, .347; Peters, .333; Mensink, .310; Erickson, .286; Sexton, .294; Pieper, .264.
Slugging percentage: Biel, .552; Corson, .403; Peters, .343; Storlie, .328.
Fielding percentage (25+ putouts): Sexton, .982 (106); Biel, .960 (89); Mensink, .932 (37); Peters, .906 (52); Corson, .900 (26); Storlie, .897 (29); Rustad, .881 (36); Erickson, .825 (29).
Fillmore Central/Lanesboro graduated four seniors: Zoellner, Erickson, Rustad and Gatzke.  The Lady Falcons should return three juniors from this year’s varsity, six sophomores and one ninth grader. The team was coached by John O’Connor.