With the 2019 high school softball season getting underway this week, the Deseret News has compiled capsules for every team in Class 2A.

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

There are seven new softball coaches in 2A this year: Joseph Sutton (St. Joseph), Valerie Hall (Utah Military), Kenzi Griffis (Rockwell), James Barney (Piute), Katye Jones (Enterprise), Vili Faapouli (Milford), Sara Park (Parowan).

Here's a region-by-region look at all 16 teams in 2A.

2A North Capsules — 1. Duchesne Eagles

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Chuck Woodhouse (2nd year)
2018 record: 19-8 (first in 2A North with a 10-0 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Beaver in 2A second round: Eliminated by Enterprise in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Josie Crum, P/1B/SS, Sr.
Maddie Karren, P/1B, Sr.
Alyssa Grant, 3B, Sr.
Sierra Lefler, 2B, Sr.
Kelsey Woodhouse, CF, Jr.
Jaislyn Lefler, P/LF, Soph.
Coach comment: “We return a good group of girls our seniors are awesome they lead by example. We should be solid and have a lot of fun. We are looking forward to improving on last season and continuing to move forward. Coaches have been pleased with what we have seen so far if we can turn of the snow it would help”

2. Altamont Longhorns

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Chasity McKinnon (3rd year)
2018 record: 15-8 (second in 2A North with a 8-2 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Gunnison Valley in 2A second round: Eliminated by Parowan in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Rose Potts, P, Jr.
Gracey Gardner, SS, Jr.
Cassidy Rasmussen, P, Jr.
Jenika Ledbetter, 3B, Sr.
Taylor Norman, INF, Soph.
Coach comment: “We have a strong group of young women this year with a lot of talent. Excited to get these girls on the field and see what the season brings.”

3. North Summit Braves

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Lori Williams (5th year)
2018 record: 8-16 (third in 2A North with a 6-4 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Parowan in 2A first round: Eliminated by Panguitch in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Cierra Tomaiko, P, Sr.
Jessie Hirzel, CF/SS/P, Jr.
Jaide Crittenden, C, Jr.
Alyssa Blonquist, SS, Jr.

4. St. Joseph Jayhawks

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Joseph Stutton (1st year)
2018 record: 2-10 (tied for fifth in 2A North with a 1-8 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Gunnison Valley in 2A first round: Eliminated by Kanab in 2A one-loss bracket
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5. Utah Military T-birds

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Valerie Hall (1st year)
2018 record: 1-9 (tied for fifth in 2A North with a 1-8 record)
2018 postseason: Did not qualify
-- Additional info not provided

2A Central Capsules — 1. Gunnison Valley Bulldogs

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Tyson Brackett (8th year)
2018 record: 18-7 (first in 2A Central with an 8-0 record)
2018 postseason: Beat Enterprise in 2A championship
Returning contributors:
Tayler Brackett, SS, Sr.
Paige King, 3B, Sr.
Kezzley Winn, 2B, Sr.
Jaida King, C, Sr.
McKaylyn Edwards, 1B, Sr.
Halle Bjerregaard, P, Sr.
Maddie Edwards, LF, Jr.
Katelyn Cherry, CF, Jr.
Coach comment: “With eight returning starters we look to pick up where we left last year. We have three pitchers that will that will help us in the circle. Our line-up will be strong. Our tough nonregion schedule should help provide us with some good games to get us the experience we need to make a run at the title again.”

2. Millard Eagles

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Brian Wade (3rd year)
2018 record: 12-12 (second in 2A Central with a 6-2 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Parowan in 2A second round: Eliminated by Duchesne in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Megan Wade, Sr.
Brinlee Stevens, P, Sr.
Makayla Luncesford, 3B, Sr.
Kadence Koyle, OF, Jr.
McCall Aburto, OF, Soph.

3. North Sevier Wolves

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Angela Lindley (2nd year)
2018 record: 7-16 (third in 2A Central with a 4-4 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Enterprise in 2A second round: Eliminated by Piute in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Kamree Brunson, SS, Jr.
Abby Johnson, P, Soph.
Alissa Bosshardt, 2B, Sr.
McKayla Crane, C, Soph.

4. Piute T-Birds

2019 team schedule
Head coach: James Barney (1st year)
2018 record: 6-19 (fourth in 2A Central with a 2-6 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Beaver in 2A first round: Eliminated by Altamont in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Haley Renegar, 1B, Sr.
Laney Mickelson, SS/CF, Sr.
Tazia Johnson, P, Jr.
Alysen Talbot, C, Jr.
Ashley Talbot, OF/SS, Soph.
Brinnly Mirimontes, 2B, Soph.
Coach comment: “We are looking forward to building on the successes from last year. With an excellent mix of veterans and incoming freshmen, we are excited to get the season underway."

5. Rockwell Marshalls

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Kenzi Griffis (1st year)
2018 record: 0-11 (fifth in 2A Central with a 0-8 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Enterprise in 2A first round: Eliminated by Rowland Hall in 2A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

2A South Capsules — 1. Enterprise Wolves

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Katye Jones (1st year)
2018 record: 19-12 (first in 2A South with a 10-0 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Gunnison Valley in 2A quarterfinals: Eliminated by Gunnison Valley in 2A championship
Coach comment: “This year is dedicated to winning for Wallin (#winningforwallin). Coach Duane Wallin passed away last fall after coaching Enterprise softball for more than a decade. He left a great legacy and the girls are determined to work hard and hopefully win a state championship for Wallin. We have a good group of hard-working girls with everyone returning from last season and look to make a run at the state title”

2. Beaver Beavers

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Dallin Clove (3rd year)
2018 record: 12-10 (second in 2A South with an 8-2 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Gunnison Valley in 2A semifinals: Eliminated by Enterprise in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Taylnn Brown, OF, Sr.
Brittlyn Carter, INF, Sr.
Rylee Gale, INF/OF, Sr.
Tavy Gale, C, Sr.
Sydnee Gillins, INF, Sr.
Coach comment: “We have a solid group returning from our team last year. Our seniors this year are capable leaders and are excited and enthusiastic about getting back on the diamond and getting to work. We have several positions that need to be filled and where we will need to see some younger players step up and contribute. I'm looking forward to a good season with a great group of young ladies.”

3. Parowan Rams

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Sara Park (1st year)
2018 record: 17-9 (third in 2A South with a 6-4 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Beaver in 2A quarterfinals: Eliminated by Enterprise in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Lauren Logan, P/3B, Jr.
Laci Sissener, SS/2B, Soph.
Kiarra Gurr, OF, Sr.
Marlaina Barber, 1B, Jr.
Coach comment: “We are a very young team, but very talented. I am very excited to see how the girls do against their competition.”

4. Kanab Cowboys

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Kevin Orton (4th year)
2018 record: 8-13 (fourth in 2A South with a 4-6 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Altamont in 2A first round: Eliminated by Millard in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Ally Haycock, OF/P, Sr.
Lexi Dalton, INF, Jr.
Gabby Massengale, OF
Coach comment: “Like most teams, we are looking to mix experienced players with a new crop of talent. We have some new kids to our program that should bring energy and talent to our team. The 2A classification has some very talented teams and we are looking forward to competing with them.”

5. Milford Tigers

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Vili Faapouli (1st year)
2018 record: 0-20 (sixth in 2A South with a 0-10 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Duchesne in 2A first round: Eliminated by Piute in 2A one-loss bracket
-- Additional info not provided

6. Panguitch Bobcats

2019 team schedule
Head coach: Kelly Holman (4th year)
2018 record: 5-15 (fifth in 2A South with a 2-8 record)
2018 postseason: Lost to Millard in 2A first round: Eliminated by Altamont in 2A one-loss bracket
Returning contributors:
Jayde Rose, P/OF, Sr.
Jessica Roundy, OF, Sr.
Kathleen Sullivan, 1B, Sr.
Coach comment: “We have three returning seniors and only two juniors. We’re a very young team with sophomores and freshman that are hungry for playing time. What we lack in experience we will need to make up with heart and a winning tradition at Panguitch High.”