League: Class 4A Sunrise
Head coach: Erin Hill, 27th season
2016 record: 26-8 (8-2 Southeast, second)
Returning letter winners (starters): Seven (two)
Top athletes: S Abby Olsen (Sr.), OH Lana Benson (Sr.), LIB Kristine Davis (Sr.)
Outlook: Olsen (733 assists, 67 aces, 112 kills, 216 digs, 32 blocks) is one of the top returning setters in Southern Nevada. Benson (28 aces, 77 kills, 14 blocks) and Davis (133 digs) also are back to bolster the Gators.
“The Gators will be a young team with an excellent work ethic,” Hill said. “Look for the Gators to improve each set.”