Etiwanda’s Vanessa Taukeiaho earns USA Today All-American honor

Etiwanda’s Vanessa Taukeiaho celebrates her three-run homer to win the game against Chino Hills in the bottom of the seventh inning at Etiwanda High. 
Jennifer Cappuccio Maher - Staff Photographer

Senior outfielder Vanessa Taukeiaho of Etiwanda High School was one of just 10 players nationwide named to USA Today’s All-American first team.

Taukeiaho, who has signed with Oklahoma, hit .640 (64 for-100) with 15 doubles, 2 triples, 20 home runs, 56 RBI and 54 runs scored. She boasted a slugging percentage of 1.430 and an on-base percentage of .692.

Taukeiaho was only held off base in a game twice all year and she had at least one extra-base hit in 24 of 32 games.

Here is the link to the players chosen:

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