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2017 Chaparral Softball Capsule

CHAPARRAL

Head coach: A.J. Coleman, sixth season

2016 record: 7-21 (4-10 Division I-A Sunrise, sixth)

Returning letter winners (starters): Four (three)

Top players: IF Brandi Vara (Sr.), IF Sierra Shaw (Sr.), C Tabitha Mabry (Sr.)

Outlook: Vara (.415), Mabry (.333) and Shaw (.314) are among the four returning letter winners for the Cowboys.

“We’ve lost a couple of returning starters for various reasons, but we are very high on the girls that have moved through the ranks to fill their void,” Coleman said. “Our youth may show early, but I anticipate we will be a competitive bunch by the end of the season.”

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