For probably the most half, anticipate there to be some revamped lineups all through the season for the Burbank, Burroughs and Windfall excessive women’ golf groups.
Whereas the Bulldogs, Bears and Pioneers misplaced some expertise to commencement, the squads will look to a bunch of freshmen to make an instantaneous impression whereas additionally receiving management from the returners.
Burroughs will function a brand new coach.
Right here’s a more in-depth take a look at the groups.
The Bulldogs took second within the Pacific League final season behind Arcadia. Burbank will look to win its first league title since 2020, although discovering an entire lineup will first be a high precedence, Burbank coach Branko Sevic mentioned.
“I believe we’ll be OK, however we have to discover a fifth scorer,” Sevic mentioned. “Our high two gamers have lots of expertise after which now we have a few freshmen who’ve competed in lots of junior tournaments.
“I believe our freshmen will step up and contribute. I believe we can be a reasonably good crew. We’ll be chasing Arcadia and a few of the different groups in league have good returning gamers. We’ll simply attempt to get higher as we transfer alongside and it is perhaps tight in league for the second, third and fourth spots.”
Burbank can be led by senior Julia Terzian and junior Annabelle Tran. They are going to be joined by the freshmen sister tandem of Mina Cardenas and Ellie Cardenas.
Issues will look a bit completely different for the Bears, who introduced in Tabitha Davis as their new coach. Davis replaces Ashley Means, who coached the Bears the previous two seasons.
It will likely be Davis’ first teaching job and she or he’s prepared for the problem.
“I’m actually trying ahead to it,” mentioned Davis, who was employed in Could. “I’ll be studying lots of issues, too.
“Our gamers are very enthusiastic and they’re excited and able to play. I like their dedication and that makes my job a lot simpler. I’m seeking to rebuild this system and like to see our gamers get the chance to achieve success.”
Burroughs will flip to seniors Justine Hamac, Madison Odo and Sophia Wang to pave the best way. The Bears may even function sophomore Ellie Guerrero.
Burroughs positioned fourth within the Pacific League final season.
Windfall completed fourth within the five-team Prep League final season. Westridge captured the league championship in 2022.
For the Pioneers, they wish to transfer up a few notches and presumably qualify for the CIF playoffs beneath the steerage of second-year coach Fabritzio Flores.
“It’s nearly getting higher and now we have some expertise,” Flores mentioned. “We began off sluggish final 12 months, however then we got here on robust on the finish of the 12 months and gained 5 matches. That’s one thing we are able to construct on and attempt to win extra matches this 12 months.
“They’ve made wonderful progress they usually’ve been practising quite a bit on the weekends. We’re very younger, however I believe we’ll be OK.”
The Pioneers return senior Julianna Encinas and juniors Kayla Flores, Sofia Estrada and Samantha Schwimmer. They are going to be joined by juniors Maya Pascua and Victoria Yakushi and freshmen Madeline Walters and Jett Belson.