Head coach: Tim Stutz, fourth year.
League: San Joaquin Athletic Association.
Last year: The Flames went 6-1-3 in the San
Joaquin Athletic Association to finish second in league and advance
to the playoffs. Lodi made it to the second round before being
eliminated by eventual section runner up Golden Valley.
Key returners: Seniors Marco Ruiz
(defender/striker), Kameron Faith (defender), Frankie Ortiz
(attacker); juniors Robby Peckham (goalie), Daniel Sanchez
(defender), Ramiro Santoyo (attacker), sophomores Hobie Day
(midfield), Lucas Travis (midfield), Ryan Vandenburg
Key additions: Juniors Taylor Cox
(defender/striker), Spencer Rodriguez (defender), Jovane Sierra
(midfield), Chris Rea (midfield), Benoit de Halleux.
League favorite: Franklin.
Noteworthy: The Flames return seven starters
from last season. Seniors Marco Ruiz, Frankie Ortiz and Kameron
Faith are all three-year varsity players.
Head coach: Ruben Gomez, 21st year.
League: Tri-City Athletic League.
Last year: The Tigers went 5-3-2 in Tri-City
Athletic League play, finishing third behind Stagg and Edison.
Key returners: Seniors Mauricio Cortes, Nestor
Ruiz, Erick Santoyo, Miguel Segura; junior Nicholas Gonzalez;
sophomore Christian Ochoa.
Key additions: Senior Frankie Lopez; juniors
Santiago Prieto, Christian Santoyo; sophomores Luis Basulto, Fabian
Ordaz, Armando Villapadua; freshman Daniel Martin.
League favorites: Edison and West.
Noteworthy: The Tigers were in the playoff hunt
for most of the season, but only won two of their last seven games
to miss out on advancing to the postseason.
Coach/year: Jamail Singh, first year.
League: Harvest Christian League.
Last year: Elliot finished third in HCL
standings and earned a berth to the playoffs. The Eagles advanced
to Division VII section championship game before losing to Tioga
Key players: Senior R.J. Martinez; juniors
Kenny Talbert, Jordan Tiner, Casey Carpenter; sophomores Clayton
Silva, Randall Blythe, Alex Wilson, Harrison Husting, Calen Moore
and Daniel Garza; freshmen Jimmy Noah, Zach Sallee, Jacob Heisler,
Ashton Voorhees and Josh Singh.