2022 Season Recap

2/20/2023 3:18 pm


2022 Varsity Wolves Softball


Back row: Assistant Coach Ashlee Armstrong, Assistant Coach Leland Slagle, Ami Bond (Sr), Marlee Flanigan (Fr), Carra Cleaves (So), Jamisen Cendana (Sr), Natalie Morris (Sr), Head Coach Mike Ledsome, Assistant Coach Taylor Johnson


Center row: Brooke Hilton (Jr), Isabella Dunn (Fr), Adayah Wallace (Jr), Elyse Mikes (Fr), MC Pollacia (So)


Front row: Andrea Carrillo (Fr), Madison Strayhorn (Jr), Izzy Artnak (Sr), Catie Kim (Sr), Kaaya Mehta (Fr)



Season Honors:


1st Team All-District - Catie Kim, Adayah Wallace, Isabella Dunn


2nd Team All-District - Jamisen Cendana, Brooke Hilton


Honorable Mention All-District - Natalie Morris, Izzy Artnak, Carra Cleaves


Most Valuable Player - Adayah Wallace


Varsity Offensive Player of the Year - Catie Kim


Varsity Defensive Player of the Year - Carra Cleaves


Academic All-District - Jamisen Cendana, Catie Kim, Natalie Morris, Izzy Artnak, Ami Bond, Adayah Wallace, Brooke Hilton, Madison Strayhorn, Carra Cleaves, MC Pollacia, Elyse Mikes, Isabella Dunn, Marlee Flanigan, Kaaya Mehta






2022 JV Wolves Softball


Back row: Assistant Coach Leland Slagle, Sophia Nell, Mikayla Baer, Anneke Mueller, Katie Harris, Maya Florence, Coach Ashlee Armstrong


Center row: Allyanna Martin, Caitlin Ledsome, Jordan Giddings, Kimberly Wilson, Copeland McCormack


Front row: Taylor Rose, Alexandra Klint, Addison Woodall, Celestine Gaudefroy, Sayli Padole


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Late Score Costs Plano West Against Coppell

4/7/2022 5:39 pm

Wednesday's game against district leader Coppell on Wednesday night was a heartbreaker. The game was a pitching duel deep into the game between Sophomore Carra Cleaves and Coppell's starting pitcher.

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Plano West Falls in High Scoring Game

4/7/2022 5:28 pm

The scorekeepers were busy today during a high scoring contest between Lewisville and Plano West where the Wolves fell 12 to 6. Plano West got the early lead in the first with an RBI by Senior Jamie Cendana. Lewisville jumped ahead in a rough third inning for the Wolves, and the Wolves were unable to recover.

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Wolves Beat Plano Senior in First Match Up of the Season

3/31/2022 7:11 pm

Plano West defeated Plano Senior 8 to 5 in their first of 2 district match ups for the year. The Wolves jumped ahead with one run in the first inning and never lost the lead.

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Wolves Can't Catch Up to Hebron

3/31/2022 7:02 pm

Plano West fell behind early in their 8 to 2 loss to Hebron on Saturday. The game had been moved from Friday due to weather. The Wolves struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Hebron, giving up eight runs.

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Early Lead for Flower Mound Seals Fate for Plano West

3/31/2022 6:54 pm

Plano West watched the game slip away early, unable to recover in an 11-0 loss to Flower Mound. The Wolves struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Flower Mound.

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Plano West Defeats Flower Mound Marcus

3/20/2022 1:18 pm

Entering the game as the underdog, the Wolves delivered a blow to undefeated Flower Mound Marcus, winning in a nail-biter of a game 3 to 2. Plano West jumped out early, scoring all three of their runs in the first inning. With Junior Adayah Wallace on second, Senior Catie Kim laid down a beautiful sacrifice bunt that drove the speedy Wallace all the way into home. Runs two and three came from a long ball over the left field fence by Freshman Kaaya Mehta, bring in Junior Brooke Hilton who had doubled.

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Early Lead for Plano West Sets Stage for Victory Over East

3/19/2022 4:40 pm

Plano West defeated Plano East 10 to 5 in the first of two West vs. East showdowns for the season, thanks to a strong start. Facing 3 runs in the first and another 3 in the second, Plano East couldn't mount a comeback.

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Coppell Defeats Resilient Plano West

3/19/2022 4:26 pm

Despite a 6-run deficit in the third inning, Plano West almost came all the way back, despite eventually falling 8 to 6 to Coppell on Saturday. The Wolves tallied five runs in the failed comeback. Senior Catie Kim rallied the Wolves with 3 RBIs. Junior Brooke Hilton and Sophomore Carra Cleaves each drove in one, but unfortunately, they were not enough.

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Early Lead for Lewisville Seals Fate for Wolves

3/19/2022 4:07 pm

Plano West fell behind early and couldn't climb back in a 13-2 loss to Lewisville in the Wolves first game of district play. The Wolves struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Lewisville, giving up 13 runs.

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Plano West Clinches Lead in Last Inning to Defeat Trinity Trojans

3/5/2022 10:38 am

The Wolves nabbed the lead in the last inning of a high scoring, pressure-filled game, winning 10-9 over the Trinity Trojans in the last game of the Turf Wars Tournament. 

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Wolves Slide Into Blow Out Win over Weatherford HS

3/5/2022 10:24 am

Plano West took game 1 of their Turf Wars tournament day on Saturday in 9-2 blow out. The Wolves jumped out in the first as visitors, putting three runs on the board.

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Plano West Falls to Eaton HS

3/4/2022 10:16 am

In game two of their tournament day, Plano West fell behind early to a strong Eaton team. The team struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Eaton, giving up 7 runs.

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Plano West Nabs Win Over Grand Prairie Despite Early 4-Run Inning

3/4/2022 9:57 am

Despite allowing four runs in the first inning, the Wolves defeated the Grand Prairie Gophers 8-5 in their first game on Friday. The big inning for the Gophers came on two singles, a walk, and an error. But the Wolves roared back and pulled away for good with five runs in the second inning.

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Wolves Lose a Close One to Southlake Carroll

3/3/2022 1:52 pm

Plano West stayed in it until the end, but Caroll pulled away late in a 3-2 victory in the Wolves' second game of the Turf Wars tournament. The game was tied at two with Carroll batting in the bottom of the sixth. The Dragons tripled, scoring one run just before time expired in the game. The pitching was strong for both teams. Carroll pitchers struck out four, while Plano West pitchers sat down three.

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Timber Creek Runs Away with Early Lead in Win

3/3/2022 1:00 pm

The Wolves fell behind early and couldn't make it back in a 13-1 loss to Timber Creek in their first game of the Turf Wars Tournament. Timber Creek got on the board quick with two runs in each of the first two innings.

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Wolves Struggle to Find Groove Against Lubbock Monterey

2/26/2022 4:32 pm

Nothing came easy to Plano West on Saturday as the fell 13-3 to Lubbock Monterey HS. While each team scored one run in the first inning, Lubbock Monterey pulled away for good with 12 runs in the second inning.

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Plano West Falls in Another Walk-off

2/25/2022 4:25 pm

A walk-off left Plano West on the wrong end of a 5-4 defeat to Hallsville High on Friday. Down 4-3 in the last inning, Hallsville doubled, scoring two runs to win the game. The Wolves lost despite out-hitting Hallsville nine to six.

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Rockwall Captures Lead Early to Defeat Plano West

2/25/2022 4:16 pm

Plano West watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in an 8-3 loss to Rockwall HS on Friday. Rockwall got things moving in the first inning with a double in the first inning on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs. The Rockwall Lady Jackets scored five more runs in the second inning.

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Walk-Off Seals Win for Forney

2/22/2022 12:50 pm

It came down to the last play, but Plano West was on the wrong end of a 6-5 defeat to Forney on Tuesday night. Forney trailed 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning when their batter homered on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs. The Wolves lost despite out-hitting Forney seven to six.

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Flanigan Throws No Hitter as Plano West Defeats Hendrickson

2/19/2022 5:06 pm

Freshman Marlee Flanigan was brilliant in the pitcher's circle on Saturday, throwing a no hitter to lead the Wolves past Hendrickson (Pflugerville) 12 to 0.

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Plano West Can't Catch Up to Bowie

2/19/2022 4:50 pm

The Plano West Wolves watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 9-1 loss to Bowie (Austin) on Saturday. Bowie scored on a single in the first inning. The Wolves struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Bowie, giving up 9 runs.

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Plano West Defeats Westlake

2/18/2022 10:43 pm

In their third game of the annual Bowie-Westlake Tournament, Plano West defeated Westlake High. Sophomore Carra Cleaves was strong in the circle, striking out nine to keep Westlake hitters stifled. The Wolves fired up the offense in the second inning when Junior Adayah Wallace doubled, driving in two runs. 

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Wolves Defeat Austin High

2/17/2022 10:23 pm

In their second tournament game of the day, the Wolves handily defeated Austin High School 11 to 4. Plano West jumped to a quick start, scoring three runs in the first inning. Two of the runs came in off of a triple by Senior Jamie Cendana. Freshman Kaaya Mehta singled to drive in the third run of the inning. Austin High battled back in their at bat, scoring three runs of their own with three hits and an error.

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Plano West Wolves Grab Lead in Third Inning for Victory Over Hays HS

2/17/2022 3:58 pm

Varsity Wolves Softball stole the lead in the third inning with a 12-6 victory over Hays High School out of Buda, Texas. Entering the third, Plano West was down 4 to 1. They tied the game and then Freshman Elyse Mikes drew a walk, scoring a run. The Wolves scored a total of 9 runs that inning to take the lead 9 to 4.

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Plano West Victorious Over McKinney in Season Opener

2/14/2022 11:59 pm

In their 2022 season opener, Sophomore Carra Cleaves didn't feel much like getting out on Tuesday, tallying four hits and leading the Wolves to a 11-5 win over McKinney High. Cleaves singled in the third, doubled in the fourth, and then swung for two more doubles in the seventh as the Wolves batted around.

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