Each of the local varsity girls soccer teams show promise this year in different ways and have a shot at the playoffs.
Lodi is off to a slow start, but should always have a chance to win behind star senior Jessica Raybe. Liberty Ranch has found a way to keep reloading each year and is coming off a section title. Tokay’s stout defense has helped it out to a fast start and Elliot Christian began the year with a pair of lopsided wins. It will be interesting to see how things shake out. Here is a look at the what to watch for as each team tries to return to the playoffs in 2014.