During her high school career, Hedgecock posted a 1.1 ERA in each of the last two seasons. She holds the school record for career strikeouts with 500. Hedgecock has led Lowndes High School to two Region Championships, including a fifth-place finish in the state tournament during her sophomore campaign. As a batter, she has posted 11 or more home runs in a season three times, including a career-high 13 home runs and 49 RBI her sophomore year. She has batted over .400 each season with Lowndes HS, including a .549 mark last season, with 12 homers and 43 RBI.
Hedgecock plays travel ball for Gainesville Gold. Rylin is the daughter of Russ Hedgecock and Heather Shoup. She has five siblings: Tori, Bryson, Hunter, Ashley and Savannah.