2023 Season Recap

8/24/2023 5:53 pm


2023 Varsity Wolves Softball


Back row: Coach Taylor Johnson, Isabella Dunn (So), Adayah Wallace (Sr), Marlee Flanigan (So), Carra Cleaves (Jr), Abby Jennings (Fr), Sophia Nell(So), Brooke Hilton (Sr), Coach Mike Ledsome


Front row: Madison Strayhorn (Sr), Andrea Carillo (So), M.C. Pollacia (Jr), Elyse Mikes(So), Allyanna Martin (So), Abby Chunn (Fr), Kaaya Mehta (So), Abby Cuellar (Fr)



Team Honors:


Regional Quarterfinalist

Area Champions

Bi-District Champions

District 6-6A Champions



Individual Honors:


1st Team All-District - Brooke Hilton, Adayah Wallace, Carra Cleaves, Isabella Dunn, Abby Jennings, Abby Cuellar


District Most Valuable Player - Adayah Wallace


District Catcher of the Year - Brooke Hilton


District Newcomer of the Year - Abby Jennings


District Coach of the Year - Mike Ledsome


2nd Team All-District - Kaaya Mehta, Elyse Mikes


Honorable Mention All District - M.C. Pollacia, Marlee Flanigan, Abby Chunn


Academic All District - Brooke Hilton, Adayah Wallace, Madison Strayhorn, Carra Cleaves, M.C. Pollacia, Elyse Mikes, Kaaya Mehta, Marlee Flanigan, Sophia Nell, Abby Jennings


DFW All-Metroplex 2nd Team - Brooke Hilton and Adayah Wallace


DFW All-Metroplex Team Honorable Mention - Carra Cleaves


Dallas Morning News All-Area Team - Adayah Wallace and Brooke Hilton


Star Local Media All-Area Team - Adayah Wallace and Brooke Hilton



Team Awards:


Varsity Most Valuable Player - Brooke Hilton


Varsity Offensive Player of the Year - Adayah Wallace


Varsity Defensive Player of the Year - Abby Cuellar






2023 JV Wolves Softball


Back row: Coach Darci Middleton, Kim Wilson, MaryAnne Schattner, Brooke Reasoner, Katie Harris, Maya Florence, Coach Ashlee Armstrong


Front row: Alexandra Klint, Sayli Padole, Aderes Villela, Cameron Meehan, Addison Woodall

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Wolves Storybook Season Ends in Loss to Guyer

5/11/2023 11:59 pm

After a district championship and sweeps in two rounds of the playoffs, Plano West lost in a one-game playoff to Denton Guyer in the Regional Quarterfinals.

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Wolves Sweep Again for Area Championship

5/4/2023 11:00 pm

It was another winning week for the Plano West softball team. The Wolves met up with the Arlington Colts in a battle for the Area Championship in a best of three series. The Wolves made sure the third game was never necessary.

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Plano West Defeats Prosper in Sweep for Bi-District Championship

4/29/2023 5:00 pm

Plano West advanced yet another round in the playoffs, capturing the Bi-District Championship in a 2-game sweep of Prosper. The Wolves playoff berth is their first since 2018.

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Wolves Defeat Flower Mound in Pitchers' Duel for District Championship

4/22/2023 11:01 pm

Both Plano West and Flower Mound were strong in the pitcher's circle on Saturday, but Plano West defeated Flower Mound 3-1 to take sole possession of the district championship. Plano West pitchers held Flower Mound to just five hits to win the game.

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Plano West Wins Over Hebron in Second Showdown

4/19/2023 11:00 pm

In their second and final matchup of the district season, Plano West won over Hebron 4-2 at home. The team celebrated their three graduating seniors - Brooke Hilton, who will be playing for Texas A&M Commerce; Madison Strayhorn, who will attend the University of Arkansas; and Adayah Wallace, who will play for the University of Texas.

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Combined West Pitchers Shutout East

4/14/2023 11:00 pm

Plano West defeated Plano East for a second time this season, winning 4-0 on Saturday at Plano East in a combined shutout by pitchers Sophomore Marlee Flanigan and Junior MC Pollacia.

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Wolves Hold Off Marcus for the Win

4/11/2023 11:00 pm

After losing to Marcus earlier in the season, the Wolves came ready to show the Marauders who was in charge.

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Wolves Grab Lead in Sixth Inning for Victory Over Lewisville

4/6/2023 11:00 pm

Plano West nabbed the lead late in the game in a 3-1 victory over the Lewisville Fighting Farmers on Thursday night in an away game. The game was a pitcher's duel with West pitchers striking out four and Lewisville pitchers striking out eight.

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Wolves Down Plano Wildcats to Take District Lead

4/4/2023 11:00 pm

Plano West beat Plano Senior for the second time this season in a 6-2 victory. It was another well-rounded effort by the Wolves. The bats were working, the gloves were sure-handed, and the pitching was solid.

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Four RBI Day for Hilton to Lead the Wolves Offense in Blow-Out of Coppell

3/31/2023 11:00 pm

Senior Brooke Hilton was an RBI machine on Friday, driving in four runs on three hits to lead the Wolves offense in a run-rule win over Coppell.

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Wolves Beat District Leader Flower Mound in Blow-Out Victory

3/28/2023 11:00 pm

Plano West had everything working on Tuesday night, winning big over district leader Flower Mound 9-2. 

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Wolves Lose Close One to Hebron

3/25/2023 9:00 pm

Plano West watched the game slip away with an early run by Hebron and couldn't recover in a 3-1 loss on Saturday. The pitching was strong on both sides. Hebron's pitcher struck out nine and allowed only 3 hits. Junior Carra Cleaves gave up five hits and walked only one in a complete game.

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Mehta With 5 RBIs to Seal West Victory Over East

3/22/2023 11:00 pm

Sophomore Kaaya Mehta wasted no opportunities at the plate on Friday night, driving in five runs on two hits to lead Plano West past Plano East 12-4 in their first head-to-head match up of the season. Mehta drove in runs on a grand slam in the second and a double in the third.

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Wolves Stymied by Marcus Maruaders

3/17/2023 11:00 pm

It was a tough night for Plano West on Friday night in their first loss in district play this season. The Wolves lost in a 12-0 blowout to the Marcus Marauders.

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Plano West Grabs Lead in Sixth Inning to Defeat Lewisville Fighting Farmers

3/14/2023 11:00 pm

The Wolves managed a comeback victory after falling behind early in the game. Lewisville managed one run in each of the first two innings and a third run in the fifth. The Farmers were up 3 to 2 going into the sixth when Plano West turned on their bats in a 2-out rally to take control of the game.

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Plano West Grabs Lead in Fifth Inning for Victory Over Plano Wildcats

3/10/2023 11:13 pm

The Wolves snatched the lead late in the game in a 3-1 victory over the Plano Wildcats on Friday night. The Wildcats jumped ahead in the top of the first with one run on a ground out RBI. A big fifth inning for the Wolves put them on top. Senior Adayah Wallace singled on a 2-2 count to drive home the go-ahead run.

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Wolves Blow Out Coppell in District Opener

3/7/2023 10:00 pm

A 7-run second inning led Plano West to victory in their district opener on Tuesday night. The Wolves put the pressure on from the start, scoring 3 runs in the first and then the additional 7 in the second. Coppell managed 3 runs spread throughout the game, but it was not enough to beat the offense-dominating Wolves.

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Wolves Defeat Lubbock Coronado Mustangs

3/4/2023 12:00 pm

Despite allowing 3 runs in the first inning, Plano West managed to defeat the Coronado Mustangs in their last game of the Turf Wars Tournament.

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Wolves Win in Walk-Off Against Eaton

3/3/2023 5:00 pm

Plano West won in an exciting matchup against the Eaton Eagles. Eaton jumped out early, scoring 2 runs in the first and 5 in the second. The Wolves answered with 3 of their own in the second.

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Wolves Take the Win Over South Grand Prairie

3/3/2023 3:00 pm

Plano West took a 7-2 win over South Grand Prairie in their Turf Wars Tournament game.

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LD Bell Best Plano West in Close Game

3/2/2023 2:00 pm

Both teams were strong on the rubber on Thursday, but LD Bell came out on top in the low-scoring shutout.

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Plano West Clinches Lead in Fifth Inning for Victory Over Birdville

3/2/2023 12:00 pm

The Wolves ran off with the lead late in the game in a 5-3 victory over Birdville in the Wolves' first game of the Turf Wars tournament on Thursday.

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Lake Creek Lions Captures Lead Early to Defeat Plano West

2/25/2023 1:00 pm

Plano West watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 13-0 loss to Lake Creek on Saturday.

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Plano West Wins in a Rematch with Allen

2/24/2023 11:59 pm

Plano West won 8 to 4 in a rematch against Allen on Friday. The Wolves jumped to a quick start in the first inning, scoring 2 runs. But Allen battled back, scoring 2 of their own. The teams battled it out until Plano West pulled away for good in the third inning.

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Plano West Falls Short to Ridge Point Panthers

2/24/2023 11:56 pm

The Wolves' bats were strong against the Ridge Point Panthers on Friday, but it wasn't enough as Plano West fell 13 to 6. Plano West struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Ridge Point, giving up 13 runs.

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Late Score Costs Plano West Against Lovejoy

2/23/2023 11:52 pm

Plano West stayed in it until the end, but the Lovejoy Leopards pulled away late in an 8-5 victory on Friday. The game was tied at 4 with Lovejoy batting in the top of the fourth; the Leopards scored 2 runs that inning and Plano West never recovered.

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Four RBI Day for Abby Jennings Spells Out Victory for Wolves

2/23/2023 11:24 pm

Freshman Abby Jennings was an RBI machine on Thursday, driving in four on two hits to lead Plano West past the Denison Yellow Jackets 11-2 on Thursday. Jennings drove in runs on a home run in the first and a sac fly in the fourth. Senior Brooke Hilton had a long ball of her own in the second inning.

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Plano West Grabs Lead in Sixth Inning to Defeat Brock

2/18/2023 2:00 pm

The Wolves took a late lead to defeat the Brock Eagles 10-5 on Saturday in their last game of the Wurst Comal ISD Tournament. The game was tied at five going into the sixth inning when freshman Izzy Dunn singled on a 1-2 count to score the go-ahead run. Dunn had previously knotted the game up at five in the top of the fifth when she tripled, driving in two runs.

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Plano West Holds Off Akins for the Win

2/18/2023 12:00 pm

Plano West got out to a six-run lead in the fourth inning and held on to win 8-6 as the Akin Eagles fought back in a failed comeback on two errors to score four runs in the fourth inning.

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Dripping Springs Runs Away with Early Lead to Victory

2/17/2023 2:00 pm

Plano West watched their second tournament game of the day slip away early and couldn't recover in a 9-2 loss to the Dripping Springs Tigers. The Wolves struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing the Tigers, giving up nine runs with four errors.

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Plano West Stays Scrappy in Loss to New Braunfels

2/17/2023 12:00 pm

Plano West's effort to come back from down five runs in the third inning came up just short as they fell 5-4 to New Braunfels in their first tournament game on Friday. 

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Plano West Defeats Smithson Valley 4-1

2/16/2023 9:00 pm

In their second game of the Wurst Tournament, Plano West took home a 4-1 victory over Smithson Valley High School. Junior M.C. Pollacia earned the win for the Wolves. The hurler allowed three hits and one run over five innings, striking out four.

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Wolves Fall to Allen Eagles in Wurst Tourney Opener

2/16/2023 6:00 pm

After a tight start, Plano West fell in their first game in the Wurst Comal County Tournament to the Allen Eagles. Tied at 1-1 after the first inning, the Eagles pulled away for good with three runs in the third. An error by West scored two of those runs.

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Cuellar's Walk-Off Gives Plano West the Victory Over McKinney

2/13/2023 10:00 pm

In their season opener, Plano West took the game in dramatic fashion with an 8-7 walk-off victory over the McKinney Lions. The Wolves were down 7-6 in the bottom of the seventh inning when freshman Abby Cuellar singled on an 0-1 count, scoring two runs to win the game.

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