Led by junior Alexus Johnson, five members of the 2018 Franklin County High School softball team earned All-Big Bend honors.
The selections, made by members of the Tallahassee Democrat sports staff, included Johnson on First Team, junior Melanie Collins and sophomore Jaylin Charles on Second Team; and senior Madison Smith and eighth grader Sage Brannan as Honorable Mentions.
Johnson led the team with a torrid .427 batting average, and 28 runs batted in. She swatted a pair of home runs, four triples and five doubles. She smacked 35 singles and scored 30 runs.
Collins was second on the team in batting, hitting at a .414 clip. She had 22 RBIs and struck out just six times all season. She also has two triples and three doubles, and at shortstop, fielded at 94 percent.
Charles, a pitcher, went 10-5 on the year, with an earned run average of 1.83. She struck out 56 and walked 17. She also batted .341 and drove in 19 runs while scoring 21.
Smith hit at a .407 clip and stole nine bases. She scored 30 runs, and had three triples and three doubles, and drove in eight runs.
Brannan, a pitcher, went 7-5 with a 2.22 ERA. She struck out a team-high 68 and walked 23. She also batted .263, banging out two doubles and two triples, and driving home six runs.