Capsule looks at area high school girls volleyball teams. Schools which responded to The Courant's request for preview information are listed:

CCC NORTH

EAST CATHOLIC-MANCHESTER

Last year: 11-7

Coach: Judy Landry

Top players: Areta Bojko, sr., outside hitter; Carolina Brasa, sr., middle hitter; Eileen Gunn, sr., libero; Michaela Mooney, sr., setter.

A note: Top four players are all starting their third year on the varsity team.

GLASTONBURY

Last year: 11-7

Coach: Tracey Hollenbaugh

Top players: Brenna Alexandre, jr., outside hitter; Samantha Branning, jr., middle hitter; Catherine Pinone, jr., middle hitter; Rory Fischer, sr., setter.

A note: Tall, athletic team will replace four starters with a strong junior class.

MANCHESTER

Last year: 14-4

Coach: Ezequiel Alejandro

Top players: Heather Tabachnick, sr., setter; Ciara Perez, sr., outside hitter; Rachel Santacroce, sr., outside hitter; Carly Burges, jr., middle hitter.

A note: Lost eight seniors, and all six starters, from last year's team.

SOUTH WINDSOR

Last year: 12-6