Bloomingdale’s Mandy Schuerman has been named the state’s softball coach of the year by the Florida Dairy Farmers. The first-year coach earned nine of the 26 first-place votes after leading the Bulls to a 28-3 record and the Class 8A state title – the school’s first since 1993.
Canterbury’s Jody Moore finished fifth in the voting as the coach of the 2A state champs.
West Florida’s Korina Rosario was named Miss Softball. Bloomingdale ace Lace Smith finished fourth in voting for that award, and Academy at the Lakes’ Lauren Evans was seventh.