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Trio of DFW softball stars named MaxPreps All-Americans

Mansfield pitcher Paxton Scheurer throws against Timber Creek during the first inning of Friday's May 13, 2016 softball playoff game.
Mansfield pitcher Paxton Scheurer throws against Timber Creek during the first inning of Friday's May 13, 2016 softball playoff game. Special to the Star-Telegram

Mansfield's Paxton Scheurer, The Colony's Jayda Coleman and Denton Ryan's Abby Buettner were named MaxPreps All-Americans on Tuesday. Scheurer and Coleman made first team while Buettner was second team.

Scheurer, a 2018 pitcher who will play at UNLV, went 21-1 this season. She was voted District 4-6A MVP after recording a 0.78 ERA and 267 strikeouts. She batted .443 with seven home runs, 14 doubles, four triples and 59 RBI.

She was named to the 6A all-state team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association and was a first-team all star by DFWfastpitch. She also attended the Star-Telegram's Tomlinson Honors for being a player of the year candidate.

Paxton Scheurer
Mansfield pitcher Paxton Scheurer Bob Haynes Special to the Star-Telegram

Coleman, a 2020 shortstop committed to Oklahoma, batted .714 with 75 hits, 66 runs and 43 stolen bases. The 2017 MaxPreps Freshman of the Year was 14-5A MVP, an all-state selection and DFWfastpitch player of the year.

She helped The Colony to a state title in 2017, was named USA Today All-American for the second-straight season.

Buettner, a 2020 corner infielder committed to Maryland, was voted 5-5A MVP, 5A all state and first team all star by DFWfastpitch after batting .615 with 17 home runs, 78 RBI, 57 runs and 45 stolen bases. She had a 1.333 slugging percentage.

She has driven in 157 runs in two seasons with the Raiders.

East Carter's Montana Fouts (Grayson, Ky.) was named MaxPreps National Softball Player of the Year.

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