Coach: Tara Staal is in her 14th season.
League: San Joaquin Athletic Association.
Last season: The Flames went
undefeated en route to winning the SJAA championship. Lodi then added a divisional title before placing second at Masters and earning a berth in the NorCal Championships where they
Key returners: Victoria Reiner, Courtney Newport, Jessica Hayes, Alissa Sanchez, Hannah Fyffe, Brooke Casity, and Ally Canepa.
Key additions: Kelly O’Connor and Monica Valenzuela.
League favorites: The Flames are once again the favorite, with Tracy and Lincoln also in the mix.
Coach: Brian Campbell is in his second season.
League: Tri-City Athletic League.
Last season: The Tigers finished
second in the TCAL and advanced to the divisional playoffs. Returning starter Darcie Castelanelli qualified for the Masters Championships last year.
Key players: Darcie Castelanelli, Brianne Wild, Samantha Escobar, Alex Castelanelli, Mandy Sieglock, Shelby Frazier, Emily Beaton, Mia Del Rio, Lexi Monteon, Michelle Oshita and Melissa Wells.
League favorites: Campbell says St. Mary’s and Tokay are the front-runners and he believes the Tigers could
challenge the Rams for the league championship.