How do you replace a legend?

Coach Al Brondolo hopes to build his own successful culture with girls hoops program

Al Brondolo (center) replaces outgoing coach Trace DeSandres (left). They are shown at a recent scrimmage held for the girls basketball team at MCHS. Also shown is assistant coach Tom Darcy, a holdover from the staff of DeSandres. Photos by Matt JohnsonWith legendary coach Trace DeSandres deciding to step away from coaching, the big question for Mariposa varsity girls basketball remains: how do you fill the shoes of one of the most successful girls basketball coaches in school history?
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