Coach: Julie Phegley
Last season: 4–11 overall (2–9 district)
Top returners: Jr. D Alyvia Franks, Jr. M/F Bailey Weatherby.
Top newcomers: Fr. M/F Hailey Askelson, So. G/F Kyrie Codd
Outlook: Despite being a team with several new faces, the Black Hawks are already melding well and expect to compete.
Coach: David Rombough
Last season: 7–8–4 (5–3–4 district)
Top returners: Sr. G Elena Beasley, Sr. G Sydney Pincumbe, Sr. M Kaylani Lee–Green, Sr. S Maddie Johnson
Top newcomers: Sr. D Brenna Kiel, Jr. S Lailah Daniel, So. M Avery Bonner
Outlook: With a large number of seniors (12) making up this year’s roster, the Eagles will rely on veteran leadership, as well as strong contributions from underclassmen, to reach their desired success.
Coach: Tim Fetner
Last season: 13–3–3 overall (7–1–3 district), second in district
Top returners: So. D Gabby Spears, Sr. D Armis Dominguez, Sr. G Julia Hollandsworth, Jr. M Lauren Frensley, Sr. D Sam Cobb.
Top newcomers: So. M Rylie White, Fr. F Alexa Stohr, Fr. M Kristina Venzen, Fr. D Sara Frensley, Fr. F Kaitlyn Venzen.
Outlook: The Panthers graduated eight starters, but will be counting on blending a solid group of returnees and young newcomers in order to build on last season’s third-best finish in school history and unbeaten run at home.
Coach: Fernando Ramos
Last season: 17–2–1 overall, first in district, Region 5D runner-up
Top returners: Sr. Megan Watts, Sr. Carly Lane, Sr. Cassidy Butler, Sr. Brooke Burzynski, Sr. Ruby Darling, So. Emily Winkels.
Top newcomers: Fr. Hannah Taylor, Fr. Cadee Hegarty.
Outlook: The Wildcats return a strong nucleus from last year’s squad that reached the state quarterfinals. Another quality group of newcomers will look to bolster the team, which hopes to put forth another run deep into the post-season.
Coach: Joanne Szymanski
Last season: 5–8–3 overall, fifth in district
Top returners: F Ava Baugh, G Alexis Gress, M Sydney Kannan, D/M Haley Smith, D/M Cheyenne Downs, D Aliyah Hunter, M/F Peyton Miles, F/M Tami Owolabi.
Top newcomers: Jr. Makayla Johnson, Fr. Heidi Lloyd, Fr. Brianna Sabatino, Fr. Abby Stevens.
Outlook: The Wolverines will need their young players to step it up this year to help the team improve overall and in the depth area in order to be competitive in the district this season.
Coach: David Wessel
Last season: 12–9–1 (7–4–1 district)
Top returners: Sr. D/M Gracie Tritt, Sr. M K.K. Butcher, Jr. F Kenzie Burns, So. D Charlotte Patton, Jr. D Kaitlin Riggleman, Sr. M Shelley Winebarger.
Top newcomers: So. M Lauren Peyton, Jr. M Maddie Hummel, So. M Ally Juarez
Outlook: Coming off of a successful end to last season, the Bears feel they have a lot of rebuilding to do. Scoring will need to be replaced but they’re up for the task. They’ll lean on their senior leaders to lead the way in a quest to make a run at the state tournament.
Coaches: Melissa Boney and Erin Dowd
Last season: 0-14 (0-12 district)
Top returners: Sr. D Kennedy Smith, Jr. D/MF Kelly Calderon, Sr. F Kelly Smith, Sr. MF Lizzeth Mondragon,
Outlook: The Indians struggled with injuries last year, but have some key players returning. Defense should be a strength.
Coach: Jono Rollins
Last season: 3–12–1 overall
Top returners: Sr. F Taylor Brooks, So. MF Teyah Driver, So. MF Breanna Machado, Jr. D Gabriella Thobodeau.
Top newcomers: Fr. D Victoria Lloyd, So. D Katelynn Bullock.
Outlook: The Cavaliers closed the gap on their district rivals last season and hope to break through with more victories this year.
Coach: Klint Jackson
Last season: 10–6–2 overall (6–3–2 district)
Top returners: Sr. D Alli Cook, Jr. D Melody Washington, Sr. S Brooke Burrell, So. M Alexis Duke
Top newcomers: So. S/M Madison Heishmann, So. S/M Sierra Patterson, So. D/M Yonna Bowden, Fr. D Izzy Gregory, Fr. M Caitlyn Bergemann, Fr. M Elli Byram
Outlook: The Chargers have experience and talent spread throughout all four years on this year’s team; almost five from every grade class. They have confidence in how the strength of their defense should result, but will be looking for players to step up on offense.
Coach: Dennis Berry
Last season: 16–3–1 overall (10–1 district), first in district, Region 4B runner-up, Class 4 runner-up
Top returners: Sr. F Kate Ignudo, Jr. M Kylie Reid, So. M Madison McDermott, Jr. D Macy Burnette, Sr. D Cardyn Winn, So. D Atlee Thompson.
Top newcomers: Fr. Suraia Abud, Fr. Rachel Low, So. Amanda Trapp, Jr. Alexa Walsh.
Outlook: The Cougars will see significant playing time from four sophomores and three freshman this season. For the squad to meet or surpass last year’s results, it will need to improve over the course of the season.
Coach: Mike Garrett
Last season: 12-3-2 (9-2-1 district)
Coach: Randy Ryan
Last season: 2-13-2 (1-10-1 district)
Top returners: Sr. M Albani Smithers, Jr. M Harper Cleaton, Sr. F Marialy Morales.
Top newcomers: Fr. M Isabel Whitman, Jr. Lesly Valiente, Jr. Fariha Rahiab
Outlook: Behind the strong leadership of Smithers, an all-district honoree last season, and Cleaton the Yellow Jackets have a goal in mind and are hungry to bring some wins to the program. First-year coach Ryan is instaling a new style and philosophy that could surprise some teams.
Coach: Eddie Ward Jr.
Last season: 8-8-1 (5-6-1 district)
Top returners: Sr. Kat Healey, Jr. MF Alea Carriaga.
Outlook: Healey, a first-team all-district pick who has signed with the Naval Academy, leads an otherwise young team.
Coach: Kylie McKeen
Last season: 10–7–2 overall (5–4–2 district)
Top returners: Sr. K Brianna Garcia, Sr. M Melissa Alsop, So. F Madison Pittman, So. D Audra Wise
Top newcomers: Sr. F/M Kamber Jackson, Fr. F/M Abby Counts
Outlook: The Knights plan to earn their respect this year in the district, showing that they came to make a huge impact while being the smallest school in the upcoming region.
Coach: Micah Moyer
Last season: 3-14 (1-13 district)
Top returners: Sr. MF Camryn Mason, Jr. GK Anna Filipkowski, Sr. F Faoth Jessica Hopkins, Jr. D Madison Fish.
Top newcomers: Fr. MF Kendall Hyer, So. D Abby Fish
Outlook: With a solid nucleus returning, the Lions expect to be improved and bid for a regional playoff berth.
Coach: Dwane Pugh
Last season: 3–1–9 overall (2–1–9 district)
Outlook: With nine players making their way up from the successful J.V. team, head coach Dwane Pugh expects the lineup to be one of the strongest in recent years. The Hornets are well aware of the consistent high-level of play in the Jefferson District and hope to break into the upper third of teams in the league.
Coach: Erick Kalenga
NORTHERN NECK DISTRICT
WASHINGTON & LEE
Coach: Cole Vanover
Last season: 9–3–1 overall (4–1 district)
Top returners: Sr. F Sophia Luzier, Sr. D Megan Smith, Sr. D Esmeralda Zelaya, So. F Devonna Fisher
Top newcomers: Fr. M/F Haley Almalel, Fr. M/F Hayley Hirschberg
Outlook: One of the favorites to win the Northern Neck District title, W&L returns nine starters from last year’s group, including five first-team and three second-team selections for all-district. They’re still figuring each other out, but plan to develop into a competitive team quite soon.
Coach: Uriah Bentick
Last season: 0–9 (0–6 Delaney Conference)
Top returners: Sr. F Mollie Taylor, So. GK Sara Azimipour.
Top newcomers: Eighth-graders Sage Flynn and Isabella Bustmante–Velez.
Outlook: Taylor, an all-conference pick in 2018, and Azimipour form the nucleus of a young team aiming for improvement after a winless season.
Coach: Mike Rose
Last season: 6–6 (1–6 DAC)
Top returners: So. Jocelyn M Whittenburg, Sr. M Erin Jones, Fr. F Taylor Thomas.
Top newcomers: Fr. M Catie Jones, Jr. M Katie Winters, Fr. D Kylie Rose.
Outlook: Jones, a Liberty signee, will lead a young squad that had no problems scoring goals last season. Whittenburg and Thomas will also be important returning contributors.