Sun Valley endured plenty of growing pains last winter en route to an 8-15 record.
With All-Ches-Mont League star and 1,000-point scorer Kate Lannon returning for her senior season, the Vanguards hope that 2016-17 will bring happier moments. Lannon, a 5-9 forward, Allie Giannakarios (senior forward), Claire Howley (senior guard) and Maya Jacyzyn (junior guard) configure four-fifths of the starting lineup from last season.
The Vanguards hope to compete in an always strong Ches-Mont League American Division.
Frank Ridpath is four wins from No. 250 at Sun Valley.