With the 2019 high school softball season getting underway this week, the Deseret News has compiled capsules for every team in Class 3A.

The region rankings are based on coaches' preseason projections. Every coach was invited to participate and submit information on their team.

There are four new softball coaches in 3A this year: Jamie Kim (Judge Memorial), Kristen Kinikini (Summit Academy), Jena Peterson (Providence Hall), Mike Miles (South Sevier).

Here's a region-by-region look at all 18 teams in 3A.

Region 13 Capsules — 1. Grantsville Cowboys

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Heidi Taylor (14th year)
2018 record: 24-5 (first in Region 13 with an 8-0 record)
2018 postseason: Beat Union in 3A championship
Returning contributors:
Bailey Frischknecht, P, Jr.
Addison Smith, P/UTIL, Sr.
Hanna Butler, SS, Sr.
Bre Hiatt, C, Soph.
August Cowan, P/3B
Maizie Clark, 2B, Sr.
Coach comment: “We have six seniors this year, they are each a ton of fun! Lucky for us coaches we get to tag along and laugh and enjoy in their fun nature. They know how to work hard when it is time to, they set the bar high and they are great leaders. We have experience in our junior and sophomore class as well which we believe helps us out quite a bit. We are really excited about this upcoming season.”

2. South Summit Wildcats

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Cody Bowen (12th year)
2018 record: 15-12 (second in Region 13 with a 5-3 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Union in 3A second round: Eliminated by North Sanpete in 3A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Brooklyn Tuttle, C, Sr.
Grace Olson, CF, Sr.
Katelyn Lewis, P, Sr.
Bailey Crnich, INF, Jr.
Coach comment: “The 2019 team for South Summit softball will have a few returning starters from a year ago with many young girls filling new roles. It will be a quick and athletic team with increased depth in pitching. Goals will be set high and we look forward to an exciting season”

3. Morgan Trojans

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Billy Peterson (xx year)
2018 record: 13-14 (fourth in Region 13 with a 3-5 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Manti in 3A first round: Eliminated by Juab in 3A one-loss bracket
Coach comment: “Morgan will have a young team again with just two returning seniors and five freshman. Our lineup will include at least two freshman as we only have 12 players total.”

4. Summit Academy Bears

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Kristen Kinikini (1st year)
2018 record: 8-12 (third in Region 13 with a 4-4 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Carbon in 3A first round: Eliminated by Delta in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

5. Judge Memorial Bulldogs

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Jamie Kim (1st year)
2018 record: 5-12 (fifth in Region 13 with a 0-8 record)
2018 postseason: Did not qualify
-- Additional info not provided

Region 14 Capsules — 1. Carbon Dinos

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Wade Williams (4th year)
2018 record: 20-7 (third in Region 14 with a 7-3 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Union in 3A quarterfinals: Eliminated by Manti in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

2. Juab Wasps

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Tina Squire (xx year)
2018 record: 16-7 (first in Region 14 with a 9-1 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Grand in 3A first round: Eliminated by North Sanpete in 3A one-loss bracket
Coach comment: “This will be a great year for us. Once we find our right combination of where people are playing at their strongest, we will be great.”

3. Union Cougars

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Evah Taylor (4th year)
2018 record: 18-9 (second in Region 14 with an 8-2 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Grantsville in 3A semifinals: Eliminated by Grantsville in 3A championship
Returning contributors:
Ally Rock, P, Sr.
Tori Ross, 3B, Sr.
Delci Lamb, 2B, Sr.
Marleigh Horrocks, CF/C, Sr.
Chloe Hyder, RF, Sr.
Mesa Nielsen, SS, Sr.
Brindy Bartlett, LF, Sr.
Coach comment: “Returning seven seniors and one sophomore on the starting lineup. Lot of returning and new experienced talent to make our team stronger than last year. Very dedicated and disciplined team with great team chemistry. Union will continue to work hard and push for a successful year.”

4. Providence Hall Patriots

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Jena Peterson (1st year)
2018 record: 5-10 (tied for fourth in Region 14 with a 3-7 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Grantsville in 3A first round: Eliminated by South Summit in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

5. American Leadership Eagles

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Corey Edwards (2nd year)
2018 record: 8-15 (tied for fourth in Region 14 with a 3-7 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to South Sevier in 3A first round: Eliminated by Providence Hall in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

6. Delta Rabbits

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Marcie Taylor (2nd year)
2018 record: 5-18 (sixth in Region 14 with a 0-10 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to North Sanpete in 3A first round: Eliminated by Grand in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

Region 15 Capsules — 1. Manti Templars

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Susan Hatch (12th year)
2018 record: 17-12 (second in Region 15 with a 9-3 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Grantsville in 3A quarterfinals: Eliminated by Union in 3A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Lexie Alder, SS, Sr.
Kiana Pogroszewski, P/3B, Sr.
Tyra Hermansen, C/3B, Sr.
Coach comment: “If our team stays healthy and injury free, we should be very competitive.”

2. North Sanpete Hawks

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Landon Bailey (2nd year)
2018 record: 21-5 (first in Region 15 with an 11-1 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Carbon in 3A second round: Eliminated by Manti in 3A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Kelby Henry, INF, Sr.
Aubree Ison, C, Sr.
Nakiah Taylor, P/INF, Jr.
Addelynn Brotherson, INF/OF, Jr.
Graciee Christiansen, P/OF, Soph.
Coach comment: “Like everyone, we are excited for this season. 3A is loaded with some very strong teams this year and it is going to be a battle every game. Our team has a few holes to fill but our girls have been working hard and our goal is just to continue to get better each day.”

3. Grand Red Devils

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Brook Shumway (6th year)
2018 record: 13-19 (tied for fifth in Region 15 with a 4-8 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Manti in 3A second round: Eliminated by Carbon in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

4. South Sevier Rams

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Mike Miles (1st year)
2018 record: 14-11 (third in Region 15 with an 8-4 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Grantsville in 3A second round: Eliminated by Grand in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

5. Emery Spartans

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Shaun Bell (xx year)
2018 record: 9-14 (tied for fifth in Region 15 with a 4-8 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Union in 3A first round: Eliminated by San Juan in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

6. San Juan Broncos

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Craig Swenson (18th year)
2018 record: 13-10 (fourth in Region 15 with a 5-7 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to South Summit in 3A first round: Eliminated by South Sevier in 3A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

7. Richfield Wildcats

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Jeff Andersen (3rd year)
2018 record: 8-14 (seventh in Region 15 with a 1-11 record)
2018 postseason: Did not qualify
-- Additional info not provided