Nordhoff’s Claudia Jauregui was one of the Lady Rangers’ most prolific hitters last season when the team won its first-ever Tri-Valley League championship. This season Jauregui will be called on to provide leadership and power at the plate for Nordhoff. (photo by Ken Brown)
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Last season the Nordhoff Lady Ranger softball team shocked the local softball community when they won the Tri-Valley League, taking down the likes of Oaks Christian and Oak Park. Over the last several seasons, head coach Don Rodarte and company have built a solid program and they have become known as the team none of the big programs want to face.