The 2011 season began last week for the six local prep softball teams. Below is a capsule look at each.
Brethren Christian Warriors
Head coach: Jennifer Winford (second year)
Staff: Mike McGinnis (assistant)
2010 record: 9-9
League record/finish: 3-6 (third)
CIF results: Did not qualify
Number of returning starters: 2
Returning players: Kelsey McGinnis (P/IF, first-team all-league, Sr.); Kelsey Bartlett (SS/P, second-team all-league, Jr.); Emily Janio (utility, Jr.); Rachel Swanson (utility, Soph.).
Coach's outlook: "This year will be a rebuilding season," Winford said. "We are relying on our pitchers to keep us in games and our returning players to inspire our new athletes."
Season opener: lost to Huntington Beach, 11-1, Saturday (Costa Mesa Tournament)
Head coach: Kendra Rosales (sixth year)
Coaching staff: Andrea Harrell; Brittany Hyams
2010 record: 21-8
League record/finish: 7-3 (third)