Here are the nominees for the Pasco County softball preseason pitcher of the year. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Saturday.
P/3B Mia Fields, So., Land O’ Lakes: Ended up with an 11-4 record last season and had 1.97 ERA while striking out 67 in 96 innings for the state finalist Gators.
P/INF Sydney Fowler, Sr., Mitchell: Went 13-6 last season with a 2.40 ERA and had 110 strikeouts in 113 ⅔ innings for the state semifinalist Mustangs.
P/1B Sydney Klein, So., Academy at the Lakes: Finished last season with a 3.50 ERA and had 61 strikeouts in 58 innings.
P/2B Victoria Nearing, Sr., River Ridge: Finished last season with an 11-2 record and had a 1.79 ERA while striking out 89 in 98 innings.
P/1B Jordan Sheets, Sr., River Ridge: Went 6-2 last season with a 1.61 ERA and had 80 strikeouts in 74 innings.
P/2B Abbey Vyas, Sr., Wiregrass Ranch: Went 5-10 last season with a 5.92 ERA and had 90 strikeouts in 83 innings.