With the 2018 high school girls soccer season getting underway this week in what should be another fantastic season, the Deseret News has compiled capsules for every 5A team in the state with information on what to expect this season.

Region 5 Capsules — 1. Viewmont Vikings

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Spencer Keddington (6th year)
2017 Record: 9-5-3 (Second in Region 5 with 5-3-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Timpanogos in quarterfinals
Returning Contributors:
Savannah Gibbons, D, Sr.
Sydney Anderson, F, Sr.
Jessy Allen, MF, Sr.
Shealee Heywood, MF, Sr.
Coach Comment: "We are looking forward to this year. We have a good group of girls who we know will work hard.”

2. Woods Cross Wildcats

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Melissa Atwood
2017 Record: 9-2-4 (First in Region 5 with 7-0-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Brighton in first round
Additional info not provided

3. Farmington Phoenix

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Karen Winget (first year)
2017 Record: First-year school
Coach Comment: "At Farmington High, we are a first year program with talented players coming from Davis and Viewmont. The community's support and amount of athletes in the area is incredible. The girls have been working hard all summer in preparation for the upcoming season. We are ready to surprise a lot of teams and make some noise!”

4. Box Elder Bees

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Brett Harris
2017 Record: 5-6-3 (Fifth in Region 5 with 1-6-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Additional info not provided

5. Roy Royals

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Alyssa Foutz (3rd year)
2017 Record: 4-11-0 (Fourth in Region 5 with 2-6-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Corner Canyon in first round
Returning Contributors:
Taylor Thomas, GK, Sr.
Bailey Bessinger, D, Sr.
Chezney Pope, D, Sr.
Kennley Bradley, D, Soph.
Alyssa Arrington, MF, Sr.
Dylan Dingman, F, Jr.
Jaslyn Tapia, F, Jr.
Kennedy Bodily, F, Soph.
Monica Garcia, F, Soph.
Coach Comment: “We have set our goals high and are working hard to accomplish them. I believe in this program and I believe in these girls.”

6. Bountiful Braves

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Lou Plank
2017 Record: 8-7-0 (Third in Region 5 with 4-4-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Timpview in first round
Additional info not provided

Region 6 Capsules — 1. Skyline Eagles

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Yamil Castillo (9th year)
2017 Record: 13-3-2 (Tied for first in Region 6 with 7-2-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Timpview in quarterfinals
Returning Contributors:
Cassidy Orr, Sr.
Izzy Wright, D, Jr.

2. East Leopards

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Javier Viana (first year)
2017 Record: 12-4-2 (Tied for first in Region 6 with 7-2-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Maple Mountain in semifinals
Additional info not provided

3. Murray Spartans

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Brady Smith (6th year)
2017 Record: 9-6-2 (Third in Region 6 with 5-3-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Maple Mountain in first round
Returning Contributors:
Abbi Graham, F, Sr.
Emily Mills, D, Sr.
Hannah Lee, MF, Sr.
Megan Mendenhall, MF, Sr.
Coach Comment: "We are excited about returning a talented group and building on the success from last year while adding new dynamic pieces to our team."

4. Olympus Titans

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Nermin Sasivarevic
2017 Record: 5-9-2 (Fifth in Region 6 with 3-6-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Additional info not provided

5. Highland Rams

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Chris Madsen (first year)
2017 Record: 5-11-1 (Fourth in Region 6 with 4-6-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Timpanogos in first round
Additional info not provided

6. West Panthers

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Steven Asay (3rd year)
2017 Record: 5-10-1 (Sixth in Region 6 with 1-8-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Returning Contributors:
Claire Keeler, CB, Jr.
Alex Cook, CB, Sr.
Mackenzie Tveit, MF, Sr.
Julia Snyder, MF, Sr.
Katie Horvath, MF, Sr.
Elly Poppe, MF, Sr.
Coach Comment: "West has spent two seasons in building. With a large number of senior and seasoned juniors this is a good year for the Panthers to return to the playoffs."

Region 7 Capsules — 1. Corner Canyon Chargers

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Krissa Reinbold
2017 Record: 14-3-0 (First in Region 7 with 9-1-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to East in quarterfinals
Additional info not provided

2. Timpview T-Birds

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Eric Brady
2017 Record: 14-3-1 (Second in Region 7 with 7-3-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Timpanogos in semifinals
Returning Contributors:
Anna Pinegar, D, Jr.
Natalie Rivera, D, Sr.
Alaina Pestana, F, Sr.
Kathryn Wynn, MF, Sr.
Lily Haskins, F, Jr.
Coach Comment: "We lost six key starters up the middle of the field from a state semifinal team and will have a huge reloading project this year. But the younger Padowans have been waiting for their chance and we are optimistic they will get strong in the Force and keep Timpview as a top 5A soccer school again."

3. Brighton Bengals

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Brett Rosen (2nd year)
2017 Record: 12-5-1 (Tied for third in Region 7 with 5-4-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Maple Mountain in quarterfinals
Returning Contributors:
Kaitlyn Conley, F, Sr.
Grace Brindle, D, Jr.
Naomi Kehl, GK, Jr.
Lexi Simpson, MF/F, Jr.
Sage Stott, F, Soph.
Kate Munger, MF, Soph.
Coach Comment: "We lost many great players to graduation, which will give our younger players a chance to step up and prove themselves. We will need to build chemistry quickly in order to compete in Region 7. We lost 12 seniors so we will be trying to transition and build a new identity. We look forward to the challenge."

4. Alta Hawks

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Mackenzie Hyer (first year)
2017 Record: 9-5-1 (Tied for third in Region 7 with 5-4-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Viewmont in first round
Returning Contributors:
Maggie Cowdell, MF, Sr.
Megan Wright, MF, Sr.
McKenna Evans, D, Sr.

5. Jordan Beetdiggers

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Marli Marin (5th year)
2017 Record: 3-10-1 (Fifth in Region 7 with 2-8-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Returning Contributors:
Erika Oldham, GK, Sr.
KarLei Monson, D, Soph.
Kailey Brecke, F, Jr.
Coach Comment: "We have a really young squad that shined bright in big moments last year. I'm excited to see what we bring to the table and who we can compete with this year. Our region is tougher than most teams we'd face in state so it's always a good game and a great platform to build upon. We don't have the talent that most schools are given so our kids learn how to work hard and compete, I love the atmosphere and the lessons we've learned going up against the big dogs."

6. Cottonwood Colts

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Kailee Sandberg (first year)
2017 Record: 3-11-1 (Sixth in Region 7 with 1-9-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Additional info not provided

Region 8 Capsules — 1. Maple Mountain Golden Eagles

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Jeff Lewis
2017 Record: 10-2-5 (Second in Region 8 with 6-2-2 record)
2017 Postseason: Defeated Timpanogos in championship
Additional info not provided

2. Timpanogos T-Wolves

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Natalyn Lewis (first year)
2017 Record: 13-2-3 (First in Region 8 with 8-1-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Maple Mountain in championship
Additional info not provided

3. Springville Red Devils

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Cami Bushnell (1st year)
2017 Record: 8-7-1 (Fourth in Region 8 with 5-5-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to Skyline in first round
Returning Contributors:
Tara Warner, MF, Jr.
Breanna Eves, MF, Jr.
Mikayla Gee, D, Sr.
Mayzie Brunson, MF, Sr.
Savannah Stauffer, MF, Soph.
Rylee Clark, D, Soph.

4. Wasatch Wasps

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Gretchen Zigante (first year)
2017 Record: 5-9-2 (Fifth in Region 8 with 3-6-1 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Additional info not provided

5. Skyridge Falcons

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Jerry Preisendorf
2017 Record: 8-7-1 (Third in Region 8 with 6-4-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Lost to East in first round
Returning Contributors:
Jaycie Greene, MF/D, Sr.
Aspen Peterson, MF/D, Jr.
Hailey Bohrer, MF/D, Jr.
Paige Easter, MF/D, Jr.
Sarah Williams, D, Sr.
Sydney Roberts, D, Sr.
Addison Tanavasa, MF/F, Sr.
Coach Comment: "We as a coaching staff feel that we made great strides forward last year from our first year being a new school. We feel we did not meet our last season and really believe that this season we should be able to go deep into the playoffs. We are a young team with some seniors that have some fire its juniors and sophomores should be able to contribute heavily."

6. Provo Bulldogs

2018 Schedule
Head Coach: Jayson Mansanarez
2017 Record: 1-13-0 (Sixth in Region 8 with 0-10-0 record)
2017 Postseason: Did not qualify
Additional info not provided