The Villanova softball team is quickly improving under first-year coach Brook Marquez. Pictured are Marquez (back row from left), Alena Willbur, Anne Hyndman, Sidney York, Emma Ebers, Madelyn Kelley, Megan Kaser and assistant coach Mindy Welch; Tessa Bartholio (front row from left), Ciara Lenehan, Rebecca Saucedo, Sabrina Nuno and Randira Mateus. Not pictured is Grace Davis.
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley New sports editor
Villanova Preparatory School softball has struggled to win games in recent years, but under first-year head coach Brook Marquez, the Lady Wildcats appear to have found a recipe for success. So far this season, VPS is 5-4 overall and 2-1 in Frontier League action.
With league victories over Bishop Diego and Cate, the Lady Wildcats are right in the thick of the race for the CIF Southern Section playoffs. “We are doing really well.