Wildcats vying for state title after reaching semifinals last year
WILSONVILLE GIRLS LACROSSE
Coach: Scott Chase (fifth year)
Last year: 19-2; lost to Lake Oswego in the state semifinals
Key players: Abby Chase, Alexa Dube, Olivia Chase, Alex Monello, Jocelyn Welberg
Key losses: Kaeli Tate, Caitlin Malvar
Outlook: This is the year the Wilsonville girls lacrosse team has been building towards. With a standout senior class and a crop of experienced underclassmen, the Wildcats are gunning for a state title after falling in the semifinals last year. First-team all-state midfielder Abby Chase, who had 69 goals and 49 assists last year, and second-team all-state attacker Alexa Dube (56 goals and 29 assists last year) highlight a roster that also features three returning first-team all-league honorees in goalkeeper Olivia Chase and defenders Jocelyn Welberg and Alex Monello.