Lady Viks ready to roll into season

Vale’s Emersyn Johnson (No. 13) takes a jump shot during a game last year. Johnson is one of a core group of key returning starters that will hit the hardwood for the Vikings for the 2019-2020 hoop season. (The Enterprise/File)

VALE – Jason Johnson, the Vale Viking girls varsity basketball coach, said he will look to a solid group of returning starters to help the Vikings find success in the current hoop season.

“We have a really good core and we are excited,” said Johnson.

Vale (1-0) got off to a good start this season and clinched a 53-25 non-league victory over Homedale Friday.

Back for the Lady Viks this season will be senior starter Rachel Wolfe, juniors Matyson Siddoway – a first team, all-league selection last season - and Emersyn Johnson. Senior . . .