Haughton’s Dodson, Benton’s Koeppen make coaches’ All-State softball teams


Haughton’s Lacey Dodson and Benton’s Sarah Koeppen have been named All-State by the Louisiana Softball Coaches’ Association.

Dodson made the Class 5A team at catcher. Koeppen made the 4A team at third base. She was also a pitcher for the Lady Tigers.

Dodson, a rising senior, is a three-time first-team All-Parish selection. Last season, she batted .488 with 10 doubles, six home runs and 26 RBI.

Koeppen, a rising senior who has committed to Louisiana-Lafayette, was the co-MVP on the 2016 All-Parish team. She batted .452 with 11 doubles, 11 home runs and 39 RBI.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com