NEWS FLASH! Melbourne High School Softball Blanks Doral Academy 1-0, Wins State Championship
By Space Coast Daily // May 28, 2022
Bulldogs' first-ever fast-pitch softball title, finished the season with 26-2-1 record
CLERMONT — The Melbourne High School softball team won the FHSAA Class 6A state championship in a thrilling 1-0 game, blanking Doral Academy to win the Bulldog’s first-ever fastpitch softball state title.
The Bulldogs’Jazzy Francik was once again brilliant in the circle, shutting down the high-flying Firebirds with 11 K’s.
Melbourne got things going offensively in the top of the sixth inning when Hailey Turner drilled a triple and then Sofia Valcourt hit a sacrifice fly to score Turner with the game-winner.
The Bulldogs finished the season with a 26-2-1 record and the players and coaches include:
00 – Skylar Christian-Troyan C, OF, Jr.
1 – Alyssa Arnold P, 1B, So.
2 – Deborah Turko INF, Fr.
3 – Rylie Mecchella 2B, So.
4 – Camden Hurd OF, 2B, So.
5 – Hailey Turner OF, 2B, So.
6 – Baylea Holland INF, Fr.
7 – Ashley Berkemeier OF, Fr.
8 – Alisha Thompson C, So.
9 – Ally Turner 3B, SS, Sr.
10 – Sofia Valcourt 1B, 3B Sr.
11 – Jasmine Francik P, So.
12 – Nevaeh Loveridge OF, Sr.
13 – Kylah Berry P, Sr.
14 – Addisyn Berry P, OF, So.
22 – Nadia English SS, 3B, Jr.
Head Coach: Dan Edel
Statistician: Jeff Turner
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