CRESCENTA VALLEYCOACH: Jorden Schulz, first year.LEAGUE: Pacific.LAST...


COACH: Jorden Schulz, first year.

LEAGUE: Pacific.

LAST SEASON: 16-2-3, 12-1-1 in league for first place. Lost to Corona del Mar, 1-0, in CIF Southern Section Division II second-round match.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Whitley Boller, sophomore, midfielder; Dani Busta, junior, defender; Mallory Carcich, junior, defender; Savannah Rhoads, senior, defender; Sierra Rhoads, sophomore, utility; Jordan Royer, senior, forward/midfielder; Sarah Worden, freshman, defender.

SCHULZ'S QUOTE: "Discipline is everything. If you aren't disciplined in life, then you won't be disciplined on the field."


COACH: Esteban Chavez, third year.


LAST SEASON: 13-5, 8-2 in league to tie for first place. Lost to Estanica, 0-0 (4-2), in CIF Southern Section Division III first-round match.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Arielle Baptiste, junior, forward; Whitley Cohen, sophomore, centerback; Casey Cousineau, sophomore, goalkeeper; Brooke Elby, junior, midfielder/forward; Abby Letts, sophomore, centerback; Kate Lyon, junior, midfielder; Alina Okamoto, senior, forward; Connell Studenmund, junior, defender.

CHAVEZ'S QUOTE: "We are pretty much returning every starter, so we should be in good shape."


CO-COACHES: Kathy Desmond, 17th year; Frank Pace, 13th year.

LEAGUE: Mission.

LAST SEASON: 22-1-4, 7-0-3 in league for second place. Lost to Beckman, 2-2 (4-3), in CIF Southern Section Division II semifinal match. Defeated Francis Parker, 2-1, in CIF Southern California Regional Championships.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Katelyn Almeida, junior, defender; Alyssa Conti, senior, midfielder; Lindsey Espe, junior, goalkeeper; Jill Jacobs, junior, forward/midfielder; Katie Johnson, junior, forward; Breeana Koemans, junior, midfielder/forward; Alexa Montgomery, junior, defender; Sarah Teegarden, sophomore, defender/midfielder; Lauren Torres, junior, defender/midfielder; Tera Trujillo, junior, midfielder; Savannah Viola, sophomore, midfielder; Natalie Zeenni, senior, defender/midfielder.

PACE'S QUOTE: "We don't feel we have any laurels to fall back on."


INTERIM COACH: Victor Aquino, first year.

LEAGUE: Pacific.

LAST SEASON: 5-13-1, 3-10-1 in league for sixth place. Did not qualify for playoffs.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Ashley Hermosillo, freshman, goalkeeper; Isabella Montano, senior, midfielder; Alex Udarbe, senior, midfielder.

AQUINO'S QUOTE: "I want to get them to play like a team and we want to be there in the playoff hunt."


COACH: Lemar Sandiford, first year.

LEAGUE: Liberty.


PLAYERS TO WATCH: Stephanie Abandy, senior, defender; Kiana Clemons, senior, midfielder; Karla Ferando, senior, midfielder; Victoria Osby, senior, midfielder; Melissa Yeghiazarian, junior, forward.

SANDIFORD'S QUOTE: "The expectations to win every game is not that high. We want them to increase their knowledge."


COACH: Basile Pagourtzis, first year.

LEAGUE: Horizon.

LAST SEASON: 2-18, 2-6 in league for fourth place. Did not qualify for playoffs.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Monet Estrada, senior, midfielder; Krystina Oberrhamer, senior, forward; Breena Russo, sophomore, sweeper/stopper; Valerie Russo, sophomore, sweeper/stopper.

PAGOURTZIS' QUOTE: "We have a lot of beginners who I'm getting to enjoy the game."


COACH: Donal Kennedy, first year.

LEAGUE: Pacific.

LAST SEASON: 2-14-1, 2-11-1 in league for seventh place. Did not qualify for playoffs.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Talin Kojababian, freshman, striker; Isa Olvera, senior, midfielder.

KENNEDYS' QUOTE: "We want to be sound tactically."

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