Woodcreek ranks No. 7 in the state and No. 3 in Northern California in Cal-Hi Sports' preseason softball top 20.
The Timberwolves went 26-4 last season and won the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship.
Returning for veteran coach Art Banks is No. 1 pitcher Amanda Horbasch (13-4, 0.96 earned run average) and the team's top four hitters - Jenna Curtan, Nicole Miller, Lexi Wilkerson and Frankie Orlando.
Elk Grove, which finished 20-7 last season, is ranked No. 15. Defending D-I section champion Sheldon is a bubble team.
Pacifica (28-3) of Garden Grove and last year's Cal-Hi State Team of the Year Norco (31-2) is No. 2.
Amador Valley (26-1) of Pleasanton is the top NorCal team at No. 3 and James Logan (29-1) of Union City is next at No. 5.
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