Melbourne’s Jasmine Francik Named Miss Softball

GAINESVILLE (June 15) – Sophomore pitcher Jasmine Francik of Melbourne High School has been named the Florida Dairy Farmers 2022 Miss Softball following a final round of voting by a statewide panel of high school softball coaches and media representatives.

Francik led her squad to the Class 6A state title with a 19-1 record. She posted an 0.16 ERA while striking out 251 batters in 130 innings with only 19 walks. She allowed only 32 hits and three earned runs all season while throwing 11 shutouts and four no-hitters.

Francik, who was previously selected the Class 6A Player of the Year, tallied 130 points and garnered nine of the 19 first-place votes to finish ahead of Class 7A POY Ella Dodge of Lakewood Ranch, who had four first-place votes and 110 points and Class 2A POY Luna Curran of Oxbridge Academy who had two first-place votes and 82 points. Fourth in the voting was Class 3A POY Hannah Taylor of Hernando (40), followed by Class 5A POY Mallory Forrester of Middleburg (34), Class 1A POY Alayna Lowery of Jay (20) and Class 4A POY Katie McCaw of Deltona (12).

The Florida Dairy Farmers High School Sports Awards program exemplifies Florida Dairy Farmers’ commitment to the state’s youth. This is the 30th year of these unique awards as we honor the state’s top athletes and coaches in all FHSAA sanctioned and recognized sports. The program also emphasizes to young people the importance of keeping dairy products a primary part of their diet in their overall nutrition plan.

2022 FINAL VOTING RESULTS: (Points awarded on a 10-7-5 basis)
Area winners in bold

Player Total Points 1st _ 2nd 3rd
Jasmine Francik, Melbourne 130 9 5 1
Ella Dodge, Lakewood Ranch 100 4 5 5
Luna Curran, Oxbridge Academy 82 2 6 4
Hannah Taylor, Hernando (Brooksville) 40 2 0 4
Mallory Forrester, Middleburg 34 1 2 2
Alayna Lowery, Jay 20 1 0 2
Katie McCaw, Deltona 12 0 1 1

Past Miss Softball Winners:
1993 – Jodi Hughes, Palmetto (Fast Pitch)
Mary Babb, Barron Collier (Slow Pitch)
1994 – Jean Bonnici, Naples
1995 – Monica Triner, East Bay
1996 – Michelle Moschel, Naples
1997 – Kellie Wilkerson, Mandarin (Jacksonville)
1998 – Jennifer Gladding, Martin County
1999 – Jennifer Joiner, Bell
2000 – Claire Sua, St. Thomas Aquinas
2001 – Julie Henneke, Sickles
2002 – Erin Horn, Tallahassee Leon
2003 – Stacey Stevens, Buchholz (Gainesville)
2004 – Allison Kime, Valrico Bloomingdale
2005 – Dani Hofer, Palm Harbor University
2006 – Kelsi Dunne, Spruce Creek (Port Orange)
2007 – Kelsi Dunne, Spruce Creek (Port Orange)
2008 – Kelly Saco, Miami Palmetto
2009 – Erin Schuppert, Fletcher (Neptune Beach)
2010 – Kasey Fagan, Dunnellon
2011 – Emily Sanders, Bartow
2012 – Shelby Turnier, Palm Beach Gardens
2013 – Stephanie Texeira, Gulliver Preparatory School
2014 – Korina Rosario, West Florida
2015 – Morgan White, Forest (Ocala)
2016—Lauren Mathis, West Orange
2017 – Ally Muraskin, Coral Springs Charter
2018 – Lexi Kilfoyl, Academy at the Lakes
2019 – Lexi Kilfoyl, Academy at the Lakes
2020 – No Winner Named
2021 – Darian Ingram, Trenton