Former North Medford soccer standout and Southern Oregon Scrubs player Michelle Benitez will be the guest Friday when the Mail Tribune's live, unscripted and interactive sports chat returns for a 98th week.

Former North Medford soccer standout and Southern Oregon Scrubs player Michelle Benitez will be the guest Friday when the Mail Tribune's live, unscripted and interactive sports chat returns for a 98th week.

Benitez will speak with Mail Tribune sports reporter Dan Jones at noon on Facebook. Log on to the show at www.facebook.com/mtsportschat to watch and participate.

Jones and Benitez will take questions and comments live. You can also call during the show at 541-776-4499, email djones@mailtribune.com or post your questions on the Sports Chat wall.

Benitez is a member of the squad that won the girls U19 Rogue Valley Cup. She's also a returning guest on Sports Chat, having last visited to talk high school soccer in October 2010.