Winning, awards and Jazmyn Jackson go hand in hand.
Jackson, a four-time all-state choice for Archbishop Mitty, is MaxPreps California Medium Schools Softball Player of the Year after leading the Monarchs to the CIF-Central Coast Section D-2 championship.
The San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year as a junior and a senior, Jackson led Mitty to a 30-1 record and a No. 4 national ranking. She hit .538 with a team-leading 49 hits that included 14 doubles, seven triples and eight home runs. She also stole 19 bases and scored 44 runs.
With Jackson in the lineup, Mitty was 112-7. Her four-year totals are impressive: 204 hits, 119 RBIs, 160 runs, .528 batting average and 63 steals. She had 89 extra base hits.
Jackson, who has signed with the University of California, is a four-time MaxPreps All-American.
The 2014 Coach of the Year comes from the Northern Section, as Aubrie Thomas led Red Bluff
to the CIF-NS D-3 title and a season-ending 23-game win streak. The Spartans finished 31-6.
The MaxPreps All-State Medium Schools Team is made up of players chosen from schools that play in enrollment divisions generally consisting of 1,000 to 2,000 students.
MaxPreps 2014 California Medium Schools All-State Softball TeamP - Jazmyn Jackson, Archbishop Mitty (San Jose), Senior
Jackson hit .538 with a team-leading 49 hits that included 14 doubles,
seven triples and eight home runs. She also stole 19 bases and scored
44 runs. P - Jamie Wren, La Serna (Whittier), Junior
Wren led her team to the CIF-SS Division 3 final and was chosen as the Whittier Daily News Player of the Year. She went 25-3 in the circle with a 0.55 ERA, including 15 shutouts. At the plate, Wren hit .463 to lead the team and was among the team leaders in hits with 44 and in RBIs with 27.
P - Allie Wallsjasper, Sierra (Manteca), Senior
No postseason title this year, but Wallsjasper was 18-2 and fanned 227 batters in 120 innings while holding opposing hitters to an average of .088. At the dish, she batted .482 with an .815 slugging percentage. Headed for LSU, she was the Modesto Bee's Player of the Year.P - Brynne Fitzpatrick, Valley Christian (San Jose), Junior
Fitzpatrick allowed an average of two hits per game and more than two strikeouts per inning in winning 21 games and posting a 0.60 ERA. She had 381 strikeouts (186 innings), pitched five no-hitters and eight one-hitters. She also is the only pitcher to beat No. 3 ranked Archbishop Mitty (30-1) in 2014. She has committed to California.P - Rachel Garcia, Highland (Palmdale), Junior
Garcia led Highland to the CIF-SS D-3 quarterfinals with a 21-3 pitching record. She also had a 0.36 ERA with 323 strikeouts in 156 innings. At the plate, Garcia batted .492 with nine homers and 36 RBIs. She has committed to UCLA.P - Koreen Orozco, St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs), Senior
After leading the Swordsmen to the CIF-SS D-3 softball title, Orozco was selected this week as the Division 3 Player of the Year. She finished the season with a 20-2 record, and she went 5-0 during the playoffs, holding four opponents to one run or less. She will attend Holy Family University.P - Caitlyn Brooks, Burbank, Junior
It was another sterling season for Brooks: 21 wins, 258 strikeouts in 160 innings and a 1.18 ERA. She also hit .513 and knocked in 42 runs as the Bulldogs finished 24-4.
P - Devyn Magnett, Cathedral Catholic (San Diego), Sophomore
Magnett led the Dons to the CIF-SDS D-1 championship, as she compiled a 25-3 record and 0.49 ERA.
P - Victoria Guzman, Lincoln (San Jose), Freshman
Guzman batted .536, but her thing was pitching: 22-4 with 200 strikeouts and a 1.52 ERA in 106 innings.P - Anna Gurr, Soquel, Senior
Gurr posted a 1.67 ERA and won 21 games as Soquel reached the Central Coast Section D-3 semifinals. She has signed with Claremont-McKenna.P - Whitney Jones, Santa Monica, Junior
Jones was named the CIF-SS D-4 Player of the Year after Santa Monica won the CIF-SS D-4 title.C - Taylor White, Chaminade (West Hills), Senior
The All-L.A. Daily News pick batted .720, stole 37 bases and committed just one error. White, who is headed to Ohio State, finished with 54 hits, 34 runs, 17 RBIs, 14 doubles and nine homers.C - Jenavee Peres, Garden Grove, Senior
Peres batted .662, drove in 49 runs and belted 14 home runs. She was the top player in the Garden Grove League and named to Orange County Register's All-Area team. She will attend San Diego State.C - Janell Wheaton, San Dimas, Senior
Wheaton batted .617 with 58 hits (30 games) and 44 RBIs. She was named the San Gabriel Valley Tribune's Player of the Year. She has signed with Florida.
IF - Carlee Wallace, Valhalla (El Cajon), Senior
Wallace, who has signed with Auburn, belted 13 home runs despite missing 30 days of the season due to transfer rules.If - Kylee Perez, Alhambra (Martinez), Senior
A five-tool player considered one of the top defensive infielders in the country, she also did it at the plate, hitting .481 with six home runs for a 25-2 team that won the North Coast Section D-2 title. She's signed with UCLA.IF - Rebekah Cervantes, Redwood (Visalia), Junior
Cervantes had impressive numbers (1.300 slugging percentage, 69 RBIs, .614 batting average and 11 home runs). She teamed with her sister Ashley to lead Redwood to the Central Section D-3 title.IF - Dominique Jackson, Pleasant Valley (Chico), Junior
Jackson batted .495, drove in 43 runs and belted 13 homers and seven triples. She hit for the homer cycle in a doubleheader victory over rival Chico. She had a grand slam, a three-run blast, a two-run homer and solo shot. She has committed to Fresno State.IF - Taylor Vanzee, Hemet, Senior
Vanzee batted .624 on 53 hits with seven home runs, six triples, 17 doubles, 39 RBIs and 49 runs scored. Amazingly, she did not strike out in 29 games played. She has signed with Washington.IF - Krystal Aubert, Casa Roble (Orangevale), Senior
The Rams' star was Miss Consistency in a four-year varsity softball career. Statistically, this past season was her best, but the University of Washington-bound shortstop had similar numbers every season, including her freshman campaign. In 2014, the Sacramento Bee All-Metro First Team selection hit .494 with a career-high 41 hits, seven home runs, 34 runs scored and 11 doubles. She also had 28 RBIs.IF - Melissa Lalisan, Del Mar (San Jose), Junior
Lalisan accounted for 113 runs (67 runs, 46 RBIs) as she hit .722 with 29 extra-base hits in 23 games. Her on base percentage was .778 and she stole 47 bases as the Dons won 19 of 24 games.IF - Kelsey Smith, Yuba City, Senior
Smith picked up All-TCC honors after batting .387 with a team-high 11 doubles and 21 RBIs. She belted 41 hits as the Honkers reached the CIF-SJS D-3 title game. Smith committed just two errors in 207 total chances for a .990 fielding percentage.IF - Molly Bourne, La Serna (Whittier), Senior
Bourne played a pivotal role in the Lancers' 28-4 season and led the team in RBIs (30), batting average (.463) and hits (47). She has signed with University of the Pacific. OF - Ashley Cervantes, Redwood (Visalia), Senior
Cervantes scored the second most runs (56) in the entire Central Section while ranking eighth in the valley with a .647 on-base percentage powered by her ninth-ranked .582 batting average. Ashley teamed with her sister to lead Redwood to the Central Section D-3 title.
OF - Karlee Sparacino, Alhambra (Martinez), Freshman
Already committed to Oregon, the freshman standout was the Bulldogs' top hitter with a .618 average. She had 48 hits, 36 runs and 28 RBIs.OF - Elise McCarthy, Monrovia, Senior
McCarthy was named the Star-News Player of the Year after batting .667, stealing 18 bases and scoring 32 runs. She will play at Cal State Northridge.OF - Lovie Lopez, St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs), Senior
Lopez led the team to a 28-4 record, hitting .441, scoring 36 runs, driving in 29 and stealing 32 bases. She has signed with Oregon State.OF - Aireal Sakasegawa, Notre Dame (Salinas), Senior
Sakasegawa led Notre Dame to a CCS D-3 title when she batted .547 on 51 hits in 28 games. She accounted for 61 runs and was named the Monterey Herald's All-County Softball MVP. She will attend Delaware State.
OF - Danielle Bowers, Archbishop Mitty (San Jose), Junior
After driving in 40 runs, hitting .433 and stealing 13 bases, Bowers committed to California. She was a clutch hitter in Mitty's lineup as the Monarchs won the Central Coast Section D-2 title and finished among the top teams in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Softball Rankings.OF - Hannah Cookson, Crescenta Valley (La Crescenta), Senior
Cookson batted .531 with 13 home runs and 41 RBIs. Her slugging percentage was 1.052 and she had a 1.622 OPS. She has signed with Long Beach State.
UT - Sally Bowles, Atascadero, Sophomore
Bowles was named The Tribune's Player of the Year, compiling a 16-4 record and 1.68 ERA in the circle to go along with a .407 batting average with 23 runs and 22 RBIs.UT - Kaitlyn Combo, River Valley (Yuba City), Junior
Named the Tri-County Conference's Offensive MVP, Combo posted team highs with a .508 batting average, 29 RBIs, five home runs and nine triples. A standout defensively at shortstop, Combo was the Falcons' top pitcher with a 1.72 ERA. She pitched 10 complete games and had three saves in relief.UT - Hailee Nicholls, Red Bluff, Senior
Nicholls posted a 1.74 ERA and went 27-6 in pitching 209 innings for the CIF-NS D-3 champions. She also batted .440 with 44 RBIs and 23 extra-base hits.