Long Beach High School 2017 graduate Tonianne Larson concluded her senior year with a prestigious athletic accomplishment. She earned First Team All-State, which placed her among the top 12 softball players in Class AA for New York State this past season.

There are six All-State teams per classification, and athletes are selected by sports writers who cover softball in New York State.

“By making first team All-State Tonianne is acknowledged as one of the best of the best in Class AA Softball,” said coach Carmine Verde. 

Tonianne also earned First Team All Long Island, based on selection by Newsday's softball sports writers, and was voted All County by Nassau County softball coaches for the third consecutive year. 

During her senior year, Tonianne won 14 games, pitched 141 innings and gave up only 97 hits. She had 233 strikeouts (second in Nassau County) and only 45 walks. Her earned run average was 1.04. She also pitched two no-hit games is the only pitcher in NY State to beat the State Champions. 

Tonianne is now heading to Molloy, where she will play college level softball.