FACA all-state, all-star softball selections announced

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association all-state softball teams were released this past week. Coaches who are members of the associations submitted nominations of their players to be considered. Because the season was canceled after just a few games, the list was limited to first-team selections. 

Class 7A


INF Claire Ginder, Sr.

1B Jadeyn Ruszkowski, Jr. 

UTIL Jada Smallwood, Sr.

Class 6A


C/3B Kailey Harrigan, Sr.

P/CF/SS Trinity Howard, Sr.

P/1B/3B Georgia Krohn, Sr.

2B/OF Alyssa Santos, So.

East Lake

P Tori Brennan, Sr.

C Katie Bright, Jr.

OF Cassidy Patterson, So.

Class 5A


UTIL Jayla Brooks, Jr.

Class 4A


OF Jordan Stephens, Jr.

Class 3A

Academy of the Holy Names

3B/OF Samantha Miller, Sr.

Calvary Christian

OF/P Kaylin Cole, Sr.

OF Hayley Eaton, Sr.

SS/C Leah Jarnac, Jr.

Class 2A

Cambridge Christian

C/OF/INF Olivia Elliott, So.

P/1B Alyssa Hickinbotham, Sr. 


P/2B Mackenzie Bergstrom, So. 

C/OF Madison Fine, Sr.

P/INF Morgen Talley, 7th

3B/1B Sarah Young, Sr.

FACA All-Star Game selections

The FACA All-Star Game, scheduled for June 5-6 at Florida Southern, was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Still, the association decided to release the rosters for the game. Nine players from the area, all seniors, were selected to play for the West team. 


Calvary Christian

OF Hayley Eaton


C/OF Madison Fine


P Kayla Swinson

East Lake

P Tori Brennan

INF/P Kansas Crean


C Ellis Erickson


INF McKayla Timmons

3B Jada Smallwood


OF Julia Garcia