Lincoln, Roncalli seek fresh starts with new coaches

Lincoln, Roncalli seek fresh starts with new coaches

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Lincoln, Roncalli seek fresh starts with new coaches

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Manitowoc Lincoln

Coaches: Emily Stanke and Stephanie Wolf, first year

Last year: 2-14-2, 1-10 (11th Fox River Classic Conference)

Returning letter winners: Hailey Augustine, jr.; Jordan Budnik, sr.; Brenna Cayemberg, jr.; Caitlyn Cayemberg; jr.; Savannah Elmore, jr.; Meghan Kronschnabel, so; Christina Maser, so.; Holly Nichols, jr.; Abby Reinke, sr.; Emma Waack, jr.; Jadian Welsing, jr.

Outlook: Wolf sees a team with positive energy. She added that she trusts that her experienced captains are ready to lead the way. Wolf knows that the conference will be competitive, but is confident her players will work hard throughout the season to meet their team and individual goals.

Kiel

Coach: Mike Pritchard, sixth year

Last year: 9-12, 5-9 (5th Eastern Wisconsin Conference)

Returning letter winners: Mariah Konen, sr.; Courtney Retlich, sr.; Lindsey Riehn, sr.; Jeana Fale, jr.; Ashley Burris, jr.; Emily Landwehr, sr.; Micayla Fritsch, jr.; Rebecca Krueger, jr.; Erica Klauck, so.; Annabel Otto, jr.; Brooke Koeser, sr.; Carly Ritger, jr.; Alyssa Summers, jr.

Outlook: The Raiders boast 13 returning letter winners, including a pair of all-conference performers. Fale was named first-team all-EWC and Retlich was an honorable mention selection last season. Pritchard hopes to see his team be competitive in every conference game.

Valders

Coach: Brian Brandl, seventh year

Last year: 9-7, 4-3 (T-3rd Packerland)

Returning letter winners: Angela Brandl, sr.; Alena Braun, sr.; Samantha Reisterer, sr.; Theresa Evenson, sr.; Rebecca Ansorge, sr.; Hunter Ansorge, sr.; Sydney Gutman, jr.; Morgan Kelly, jr.; Amanda Miller, jr.; Emma Pattee, jr.; Alyssa Christianson, so.

Outlook: Valders will have to deal with the loss of all-time scoring leader Lauren Brandl who graduated last year. However, coach Brian Brandl is confident that his squad is talented enough to continue producing offensively. The Vikings return Angela Brandl, who was a first-team all-conference pick last year along with Gutman and Kelly who were second-team all-OC and Miller who was honorable mention.

Roncalli

Coach: Donna Hodous, first year

Last year: 2-17-1, 1-11 (T-7th Packerland)

Returning letter winners: Maddie Braun, sr.; Lidia Zurcher, sr.; Mary Cvetan, sr.; Abigail Bouril, sr.; Andrea Scheffler, jr.; Rachel Linn, jr.; Morgan Fessler, jr.; Sophia Vaca, so.; Andrea Vaca, so.; Maria Pozorski, so.; Mallaidh Mleziva, so.; Hannah Goonan, so.; Isobel Dupor, so.; Emma Dramm, so.; Lauren Clark, so.; Raven Behringer, so.; Kathryn Bartel, so.

Outlook: Hodous inherits a relatively young squad, but is fortunate enough to have five returning seniors. She sees a great deal of potential in her players and hopes to see them be within striking distance in every game.

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