Photos: Remembering Olivia Sonetz Mar 9, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Normal West senior Olivia Sonetz died after a Tuesday night accident that occurred after she left softball practice. Celebrating an out Buy Now Normal West shortstop Olivia Sonetz (0) celebrates an out during the Wildcats' 9-0 loss to Belleville East in the Class 4A sectional championship game June 3, 2017 at Maxwell Park in Normal. LEWIS MARIEN, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO Win over Moline Buy Now Normal West's Olivia Sonetz gestures on second base to her dugout, during the Wildcats' 5-4, nine-inning win over Moline in a Class 4A sectional semifinal on May 31, 2017 at Maxwell Park in Normal. LEWIS MARIEN, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO Trophy time Buy Now Normal West's Olivia Sonetz (0), left, reacts as her teammates hold the Class 4A super-sectional softball trophy in the air after the Wildcats defeated Lincoln-Way East in June 2016 at Illinois State University's Marian Kneer Stadium. LORI ANN COOK-NEISLER, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO Final out Buy Now Normal West's Amanda Rogers (6) makes the final out of the game with back-up from teammates Olivia Sonetz (0) and Brooklyn Bane (5) in a game against Lincoln-Way East in the Class 4A Super-Sectional at Illinois State University Marian Kneer Stadium in June 2016. LORI ANN COOK-NEISLER, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO Toss to first Buy Now Normal West's Olivia Sonetz tosses the ball to first baseman Greta Witter for the second O'Fallon out to retire batter Cassie Brown during the IHSA Softball Sectional at Normal Community High School. West won the game 7-0 in June 2016. STEVE SMEDLEY, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO Making the catch Buy Now Normal West's Olivia Sonetz (0) makes the catch for the out in a game against United Township during the Class 4A sectional softball tournament semifinals at Normal Community in May 2016. LORI ANN COOK-NEISLER, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO Dive to second Buy Now Normal Community West High School's Olivia Sonetz dives back to second base in a pick-off try in the second inning as Bloomington High School's Madison Castillo (4) waits for the ball, at Maxwell Park on April 16, 2015. STEVE SMEDLEY, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO New school Buy Now Carlock Elementary School fourth grader Olivia Sonetz, 9, gasps as she enters the newly renovated school for the first day of class in August 2009. LORI ANN COOK-NEISLER, PANTAGRAPH FILE PHOTO As featured on +2 West softball player remembered for 'infectious personality' NORMAL — Peers, fellow athletes and staff at Normal Community West High School are rememberi… +2 Kindred: 'Lessons from Livi' can guide us all It's happened to all of us. You get hung up on a problem that seems major when a friend or f… +4 Play for Livi: West softball mourns, remembers, wins NORMAL — Ellie Sonetz couldn’t help but smile, and she couldn’t help but weep. Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Report Cancel Report Abuse × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular 'I wasn't expecting this': Bloomington man stabs himself after guilty verdict Suspects charged with armed robbery, beating man with bat Process being determined for returning Mays to B-N in Riley Drive murders Bloomington voids tax incentive after Kroger misses deadline Pontiac attorney named 11th Circuit associate judge promotion Check your summer vacation photos: One could win you $1,000 Then let your friends know they should vote for your photos. The contest voting period is July 17-23. promotion Find your next home with our July 2018 Home Finder! Featuring McLean County and surrounding areas.