Wharton's Mak Dooley had an outstanding season the mound. JIM REED/STAFF
Published: June 16, 2013
Updated: June 16, 2013 at 12:52 AM
FIRST TEAM Pos. Player School Cl. Comment P Rachel Dwyer, Chamberlain, Sr.: Virginia signee owned a 0.92 ERA with 140 strikeouts. P Sammy Tyler, Strawberry Crest, Jr.: Chargers ace helped team clinch first postseason victory with 15-2 record and 153 Ks. P Mak Dooley, Wharton, So.: Led team to 8-0 start and national ranking; finished with 156 Ks. P Paige Davis, Durant, Sr.: Was 18-5 with 1.46 ERA in county's toughest district. C Mia Fung, Strawberry Crest, Jr: USF commit had .533 average with six home runs, nine doubles, eight triples, 38 runs and 23 RBIs. INF Kristen Wyckoff, Plant City, Sr.: South Florida-bound shortstop was dangerous runner with 24 stolen bases. INF Megan Reed, Strawberry Crest, Jr.: Florida commit had streak of at least one hit in final six games of the season.
INF Payton Lewis, Durant, Jr.: Batted .419 with 39 hits and 21 runs on region semifinal team. INF Brooke Freeman, Durant, Jr.: Tied for team best with 41 hits along with 22 runs. OF Ashley Wilson, Freedom, Jr.: Able to run down any ball and had team-high four home runs, including walk-off in state semifinals, on state-runner up team. OF Rachel Carlson, Freedom, Jr.: Had team-high 34 putouts from the outfield along with 28 hits and 24 runs.
OF Cacey Simmons, Strawberry Crest, Jr.: Had 35 hits, 29 runs and 28 RBI for state-ranked club. DH Alyssa Colding, Durant, Sr.: Catcher picked off seven runners and batted .432 with 41 hits and team-high 26 RBIs. DH Ashton Hill, Academy of the Holy Names, Sr.: Outfielder batted .625 with 50 hits and 41 runs. UTL Katlin Hall, Freedom, Sr.: Patriots closer during state-title run was 10-4 with 0.96 ERA while batting .384 with 28 RBIs.
ABOUT THE TEAM The Tribune's All-Hillsborough County softball team was selected by staff writer Nick Williams. Teams were selected based on performances in the regular and postseason. The all-conference team selected by the county's coaches was strongly considered.
SECOND TEAM P - Grace Street, Freedom, So.; P - Amanda Weathers, Blake, Jr.; P - Noelle Dietrich, Plant City, So. P - Lace Smith, Bloomingdale, So. C - Lindsey Hagberg, Chamberlain, Sr. INF - Jessica Warren, Alonso, Sr. INF - Christina Gerecke, Academy of the Holy Names, Sr. INF - Kristin Hoover, Berkeley Prep, Jr. INF - Jenna Brownell, Chamberlain, So. OF - Brandea Rafferty, Robinson, Fr. OF - Kijana Browder, East Bay, Sr. OF - Elizabeth Gauthier, Riverview, Jr. DH - Chelsea Armstrong, Sickles, Jr. DH - Madison Culver, East Bay, So. UT - Alea White, Cambridge Christian, Fr.
HONORABLE MENTION Academy of the Holy Names: Anya Muyres, Caroline Sutton, Janelle Enriquez. Alonso: Elly Pillers, Megan Wetzel, Kiara Johnson, Reina Sweet. Armwood: Jada Spano, Lauren Harris. Berkeley Prep: Hayden Johnson. Bloomingdale: Elizabeth Jackson, Darby Bernaldo, Taylor Engman. Brandon: Kristen Willig. Cambridge Christian: Megan Rygiel. Carrollwood Day: Amanda Rose. Chamberlain: Amber Fullwood, Zalonzia Canady. Durant: Kelli Tidwell. East Bay: Taylor Baker, Alison Holiday, Kiara Burrows. Freedom: Maddy Hall, Caroline Whiteside. Gaither: Lizzy Mason. Hillsborough: Arionna Shank. Jefferson: Nikki Lopez, Selina Perez, Lauren William. Lennard: Ashlyn Schultz. Leto: Jaclyn Amato.