- Lodi Flames at a glance
Head coach: Cal Krienke, second year
Last year: The Flames went 5-21 last year and
2-8 in the San Joaquin Athletic Association for a fifth-place
finish in league.
Key returners: Seniors Betsy Colburn, PG/SG,
Taylor Sousa, SF/SG, Jill Burkhard, PF/C, Amanda Barba, SF/SG.
Key additions: Exchange students Lilly Kerr,
SF/PF, and Antonia Wolf, PF; Juniors Nicole Hoffman, SF, Alyssa
Magana, PG/SG, Audrey Simon, C/PF, Alyx Gundert, SG/SF, Riley Enos
League favorite: Lincoln.
Noteworthy: The Flames lost seven seniors from
last year’s team, but have a large class of juniors this season.
Colburn and Magana are sharing the point guard duties, while
Burkhard and Simon will be anchoring the paint.
Posted: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 12:00 am
After a building season last year that netted only five wins,
the Lodi High girls basketball team is going back to basics. No one
knows the basics and their value in the Lodi basketball system more
than Flame head coach Cal Krienke. Krienke was a long-time coach
for the Flames in the 1990s and returned last year after former
head coach Erin Aitken took over as Lodi’s athletic director.
Even though he lost seven seniors, Krienke has four returning
seniors and a strong class of juniors to help get the program back
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 12:00 am.