All-Chronicle Softball Team
Becca Adams, junior, utility, Lecanto
Aleeah Ashmeal, senior, utility, Crystal River
Molly Bender, freshman, outfielder, Citrus
Mady Black, senior, infielder, Crystal River
Melody Byers, freshman, outfielder, Seven Rivers Christian
Patience Chesnutt, sophomore, utility, Seven Rivers Christian
Madison Fox, senior, outfielder, Lecanto
Alexis Frederick, junior, infielder, Citrus
Alyssa Hamilton, senior, infielder, Crystal River
Mattie Linhart, sophomore, infielder, Citrus
Caliann Rogers, junior, catcher, Crystal River
Caroline Russ, 8th grade, utility, Seven Rivers Christian
Kaleigh Thomas, sophomore, infielder, Lecanto
Jaden Vickers, senior, pitcher, Crystal River
Softball Player of the Year finalists
Aleeah Ashmeal, Sr., Crystal River
Through the regional finals, Ashmeal was batting .398 with a team-high 33 hits and tied for the club lead with six doubles, She also had driven in 17 runs and had a triple and home run. Played a very solid first base and also filled in nicely in the pitching circle when called on to do so.
Alexis Frederick, Jr., Citrus
A two-time player of the year finalist, Frederick batted a scorching .405 this season with a county-best seven home runs. She led the Hurricanes with 37 runs batted in and 33 runs scored, and also stole 17 bases.
Jaden Vickers, Sr., Crystal River
A terror for opponents in the pitching circle and at the plate. Through the regional finals, Vickers was 17-4 with a 1.09 ERA with 254 strikeouts in 141 2/3 innings pitched, including 19 Ks in the 10-inning regional semifinal win over Belleview. She was batting .377 through 24 games with a team-best 24 RBI and seven triples.