* Andale , which finished second at state, returns All-State junior OF Sydney Stuever and seniors Erin Carney (1B), Kelsey Fisher (SS) and sophomore OF Sydnee Eck.
* Andover returns its entire starting lineup, including seniors Abby Hamblin and Melissa Heeney.
* Defending state champion Andover Central returns seniors Heather Borg and Victoria Wilson, and juniors Kimberly Chamberlin and Justin Howarter.
* Senior Kim Jerrick and junior Emily Doyle return for Belle Plaine .
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* Bluestem returns sisters Chelsea Dey (pitcher) and Sidney Dey (catcher).
* The middle of the infield will be strong for Buhler , which returns second basemen Christi Reese and SS Stephanie Patterson.
* Two four-year starters are back for Campus — Jessie Amos and Jessie Fox.
* Cedar Vale/Dexter returns all-league pitcher Sarah Massey and all-league SS Leah Lawrence.
* Senior Kelsi Martin and juniors Taylor Packard and Alley Coon are back for Central-Burden .
* Clearwater returns seniors Brittany Powers, Tricia Vogel and Karsen Wohler.
* Collegiate brings back senior Emma Horton.
* All-league players Tami Tullis (OF) and Kayla Oldham (infield) return for Derby .
* Douglass returns starter Brittney Bratcher.
* Halstead returns senior SS Rachel Phillips and sophomore pitcher Aubrie Van Steenburg.
* Haven brings back senior OF Sheridan Stefanski and senior IF Noell Nordstedt.
* Senior SS Krystene Johnson was Hesston's best power threat last season (three home runs), while OF Morgan Lowery led the Swathers in stolen bases.
* All-league outfielder Taylor Nikkel is back for Hillsboro .
* Independent returns SS Haley McGregor, 2B Kelsi Standlee and utility player Danielle Allen.
* Senior Courtney Reimer and junior Brooke Beckerman will man the outfield for Inman .
* Maize returns senior pitcher Katlyn Kern and junior OF Dommi O'Nelio.
* In its first season, Maize South will be inexperienced, and will count on sophomores Maty McKay and Ali Mapes.
* Senior Tessa Sterling is back for McPherson .
* Medicine Lodge returns six starters, including Taylor Catlin and Kelli Traffas.
* Mulvane returns plenty of talent, including pitcher Taylor Parsons, 2B Taylor Bell and 1B Caitlin Wayman.
* Newton has back 3B Brittney Dymnioski, C Erin Boston and IF Jenna Rangel.
* Oxford returns all-league players Katy Maple, Katie Norris and Missy Swanson.
* Pratt seniors Ashton Newmann and Hannah Page, and junior Jordi Garrett return.
* Rose Hill returns seniors, who were all-league — catcher Molly Baker and outfielder Jordan Rehm.
* Smoky Valley returns all-leaguers Becky Johnson, Jordan Sherwood and Sarah Crouse.
* Udall returns seven starters, including pitchers Chanea Sawyer and Whitney Kistler.
* Five returning players are back for Wellington , including outfielder Derian Webber and catcher Hannah Hutchinson.