The top softball players from around the Observer-coverage area showed out despite a shortened season.
Although West Orange’s student-athletes have had their year cut short because of the coronavirus pandemic, it doesn’t mean their hard work should not be recognized.
That’s why the Observer is presenting the latest in its series of All-Area teams. This week, we’re honoring the best in softball.
Holly Heath, Windermere High, junior
Stats: .400 Avg, .471 OBP, 12 RBIs; 1.28 ERA, 49 IP, 6-2 record, 33 Ks, 1.14 WHIP
Quick Hit: Heath was the ultimate double threat for Windermere. She was strong for the Wolverines both in the circle and at the plate and led the team in multiple categories.
Hannah Harper, TFA, sophomore
Stats: .511 Avg, .549 OBP, 13 RBIs; 2.20 ERA, 64 IP, 10-2 record, 61 Ks
Quick Hit: At the plate, Harper was one of the Royals’ top hitters, while in the circle, she scorched batters by tossing 61 strikeouts.
Ailey Schyck, West Orange, sophomore
Stats: .517 Avg, 15 RBIs, 15 hits, two homers, 61 putouts
Quick Hit: No one put bat to ball quite like Schyck, who led the team in average, RBIs and homers.
Alyssa Tillman, Legacy Charter, senior
Stats: .481 Avg, .533 OBP, five RBIs, 12 runs, 13 hits, eight extra-base hits
Quick Hit: The Eagles’ leading hitter (by average and hits), Tillman was a constant threat to reach base throughout the season.
Chrissy Fleming, Windermere High, senior
Stats: .500 Avg, .568 OBP, nine RBIs, 14 runs
Quick Hit: A leader on a talented Wolverines team, Fleming led her side in average and OBP.
Shannon Weems, Olympia, freshman
Stats: .607 Avg, 1.00 fielding percentage; 2.23 ERA, 41 Ks.
Quick Hit: Weems was the ultimate weapon for Olympia as the freshman hit for a whopping .607 average, held down a perfect fielding percentage and tossed 41 strikeouts from the circle.
Sophia Smith, Foundation Academy, seventh grade
Stats: .500 Avg, five RBIs; 2.41 ERA, 3-1 record, 21 Ks, 20.1 IP
Quick Hit: Although Smith hit for .500 at the plate, it was in the circle where Smith dominated — leading the team in ERA, pitching record, strikeouts and innings pitched.
Faith Campopiano, Windermere High, senior
Stats: .385 Avg, .485 OBP, 12 RBIs; 1.10 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 12.2 IP, 2-0 record, 16 Ks
Quick Hit: Campopiano was a big-time weapon for Windermere. She not only hit well but also dominated in the circle for the Wolverines.
Mariana Alemany, TFA, senior
Stats: .455 Avg, .489 OBP, 16 RBIs, two HR
Quick Hit: All around, Alemany was one of the most dominant hitters in the area — picking up a staggering 16 RBIs and .455 average through just 12 games.
Jordan Hartman, Dr. Phillips, junior
Stats: .429 Avg, .571 OBP, 10 RBIs, nine runs; 4.69 ERA, 2-1 record, nine appearances, 54 strikeouts, 34.1 IP
Cameryn Orland, Olympia, junior
Stats: .628 Avg, .917 fielding percentage
Mollie Duling, TFA, freshman
Stats: .467 Avg. .585 OBP, 11-11 on stolen bases
Camille Mackedon, TFA, sophomore
Stats: .462 Avg, .489 OBP, 15 RBIs, 2 HR
Lexi King, Windermere Prep, eighth grade
Stats: 3.45 ERA, 58 IP, 3-3 record, 81 Ks, one shutout
Meredith Workman, Windermere Prep, junior
Stats: .565 Avg, five RBIs, 10 stolen bases
Aliyah Headen, Dr. Phillips, senior
Stats: .474 Avg, seven RBIs, 13 runs
Sarah Vance, Foundation Academy, seventh grade
Stats: .538 Avg, six RBIs, 11 runs
Bryce Adkinson, West Orange, senior
Stats: .484 Avg, nine RBIs, 15 hits
Cassidy Mills, Dr. Phillips, junior
Stats: .440 Avg, six RBIs, 12 runs, nine stolen bases in nine attempts
Camryn Siemer, West Orange, senior
Stats: .444 Avg, five RBIs, two extra-base hits, nine stolen bases in nine attempts
Zoie Pistel, Olympia, junior
Stats: .555 Avg, .900 fielding percentage.
Riley Fromberg, West Orange, senior
Stats: 3.83 ERA, 4-3 record, one complete game, one perfect game, one save, 21 strikeouts
Natalia Velez, Windermere High, senior
Stats: .433 Avg, .500 OBP, 13 runs
Sophia Rando, Dr. Phillips, freshman
Stats: .462 Avg, six RBIs, 12 runs
Raya Meredith, Legacy Charter, sophomore
Stats: .353 Avg, seven RBIs, 13 runs; 6.59 ERA, 2-3 record, 40 strikeouts
Brianna Smith, Ocoee, freshman
Stats: .478 Avg, eight RBIs, two runs; 2.80 ERA, 21 Ks, 20 IP
Madison Workman, Windermere Prep, junior
Stats: .525 Avg, seven RBIs, eight stolen bases
Gaby Lindsey, Ocoee, sophomore
Stats: .435 Avg, nine RBIs, eight runs
Brooke Pruim, Legacy Charter, junior
Stats: .412 Avg, .444 OBP, seven RBIs, three extra-base hits
Katie Bonnett, TFA, junior
Stats: .463 Avg. .511 OBP, eight RBIs
Emma Koehler, West Orange, freshman
Stats: 3.00 ERA, 2-1 record, one save, seven strikeouts
Piper Hofmann, Windermere Prep, freshman
Stats: .350 Avg, nine RBIs, six extra-base hits, six stolen bases