2018 Needles Softball Capsule


Head coach: Alex Chandler, first season

2017 record: 26-4 (13-1 2A Southern/first)

Returning letter winners (starters): Nine (seven)

Top players: Jaycee Fragoso (Sr.), Paige Murch (Jr.), Preslee Murch (Sr.)

Outlook: Chandler takes over a team that has plenty of reasons to be optimistic.

The Mustangs return seven starters from the team that won the Class 2A state championship.

“With a lot of hard work and the experience from our returners, the Lady ‘Stangs are determined to defend their title,” Chandler said.