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2017-2018 Girls Varsity Basketball Roster
Name Height Jersey # Position Grade
Renny Cribbin 6'0” 42 F 12
Jessica Fracker 5’7” 32 G 12
Sofia Vaquerano 5'6" 23 G 11
Kara St. John 5'8" 21 G 11
Jocelyn Ewell 6'2" 41 F/C 10
Erin Biddiscombe 5'9" 12 G/F 10
Jillian Carr 5'7" 20 G 10
Grace Kozak 5'5" 14 G 10
Caitlin Mendelson 5'10" 30 F 10
2017-2018 Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Roster
Name Height Jersey # Position Grade
Ella Walkey 5'9" 24 F 11
Reanna Liebl 5'5" 3 G 10
Gracie Houlihan 5'7" 4 G 10
Cassandra Vaquerano 5'6" 22 G 10
Kiara Somerville 5'7" 20 G 10
Ava Freeborn 5'8" 31 G 9
Sierra Briet 5'6" 23 G/F 9
Leslie Lugo 5'6" 44 G 9
Katie Eli 5'5" 42 G 9
Gabby Gilchriese 5'8" 41 F 9
Morgan Hall 5' 9" 25 G/F 9
Varsity Team Managers Sienna Gritton
Lauren Hall
Ella Walkey
JV Team Managers Makena Horn
Natalie Wilkins

Alumni

  • Melissa Zornig - UC Santa Barbara
  • Madison McKenney - UC Irvine
  • Elise Lorenz - Sacred Heart
  • Kiley Berlinski - Dominican University
  • Lauren Oosdyke - Northern Colorado
  • Georgia Follmer - Indiana University
  • Whitney Wood - Seton Hall
  • Brittany Taylor - Waldorf University
  • Lauren Powers - Sonoma State
  • Annie Mai - UC Irvine
  • Lauren Frazee - University of Idaho
  • Kristen Lynch - Princeton University
  • Vanessa Ferragamo - Vanderbilt University
  • Zaire Williams - New Mexico State

History

CIF Titles

  • 2014
  • 2010
  • 2005

State Regional Runner Up

  • 2014

Points

  • Career - Melissa Zornig 07-10 2,447
  • Season - Melissa Zornig 09/10 782
  • Game - Melissa Zornig 12/15/07 49

Rebounds

  • Career Whitney Wood 04-07 944
  • Season Whitney Wood 06/07 279

Assists

  • Career - Gillian Gipe 05-08 600
  • Season Madison McKinney 09/10 177

Steals

  • Career Gillian Gipe 05-08 469
  • Season - Gillian Gipe 06/07 130

Blocked Shots

  • Career Georgia Follmer 04-07 412
  • Season Georgia Follmer 06/07 128

3's made

  • Career Melissa Zornig 06-10 242
  • Season Melissa Zornig 06/07 & 09/10 67

FT's made

  • Season - Whitney Wood 06/07 145

FT %

  • Career (based on a minimum of 50 attempts) Melissa Zornig 07-10 (417 out of 522) = 79.9%
  • Season (based on a minimum of 25 attempts) Melissa Zornig 07/08 (95 out of 113) = 84.1%

Coaches

Coach Craig DeBusk | Coach Craig DeBusk begins his 4th season as Head Coach of the Lady Eagles at Santa Margarita. In his first year, the Lady Eagles reached the 2015 C.I.F. Div. 3A Finals. The Lady Eagles qualified for the Division III State Playoffs where they went on to win their first round game. Last season the Eagles finished 16-12. The Eagles won their first round Division 2AA game vs Alta Loma 63-39. The Eagles lost to #2 ranked Camarillo 50-40. Camarillo went on to the CIF Division 2AA finals.

Prior to taking over the girls program, Coach DeBusk had been an assistant/associate head coach for the Santa Margarita boys program from 1998-2008. In coach DeBusk’ s last year of coaching the boys, he served as the associate head coach and helped guide the Eagles who were led by N.B.A. All-Star, and Champion Klay Thompson to a 2008 division 3 State Title with a record of 30-5. As an assistant with the boys teams for 10 years Coach DeBusk was part of three League titles, three C.I.F. titles (1998, 2004, and 2005), and two California State Titles (1998, 2008) while reaching the C.I.F. Finals in 2003,2004,2005,2006.

Craig DeBusk enters his 21st year of teaching in the Diocese of Orange, and 16th at Santa Margarita Catholic High school where he teaches Health Science. A graduate of California State University of Chico in 1996, Coach DeBusk earned his BS degree in Health Science and received his teaching credential from National University.

Coach DeBusk is married to Kelly DeBusk, he have two children, 8 year old daughter (Hayden) and 5 year old son (Brady). Coach DeBusk enjoys spending his time with his wife Kelly, his two kids, family, and friends. He enjoys the beach, surfing, golf, traveling, and working out at Orange Theory Fitness.

Coach Annie (Mai) Garrett | Coach Annie (Mai) Garrett returns to Santa Margarita and will serve as the Varsity Assistant Coach. Coach Garrett graduated from SMCHS in 2004; claiming the Trinity League Title all four years (2000-2004) and 2003 CIF Finalist. She continued her collegiate basketball career at the University of California, Irvine; receiving her BA in Sociology and Minor in Education in 2008. She ranks sixth all-time in UCI career assists and fifth in free throw percentage (.748). Over her four year career, she averaged 5.7 points, while shooting 31% from three-point range.

In 2010, she served as a Varsity Assistant Coach for the SMCHS girls program and helped the Eagles to a 26-7 overall record and 2010 CIF Title. In 2010, she re-joined the UC Irvine women’s basketball program as the Director of Operations and in 2011 became an Assistant Coach. During the 2013-14 season, she helped guide the Anteaters to a 17-15 overall record, the most wins in 19 seasons. She finished at UC Irvine in 2016 as the first assistant and completed her Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia University in 2014.

Coach Garrett now serves SMCHS as the Assistant Athletic Director and Office Manager of the Athletics Department. She currently lives in Mission Viejo with her husband Kevin Garrett and English Bulldog Dora. Outside of basketball she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, traveling, working out, and playing with her dog Dora.

Coach Martin De Guzman | Coach Martin De Guzman enters his first year of coaching at SMCHS and will serve has the JV Head Coach. Martin graduated in 2007 from Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, CA, where he played Varsity Basketball his junior and senior years. In his junior year, Montgomery won the D2 NCS title. Martin went on to study at University of California, Irvine where he graduated in 2011 with a double major in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Engineering. During his time at Irvine, he was a scout player for the UCI Women’s Basketball Team from ’09-’11 and after graduating he worked as the Video Coordinator from ’11-’16. Martin currently works in Long Beach full time and lives in Irvine. In addition to basketball he enjoys video games, comics, and going to Disneyland with his fiancé, Kellie.

Coach Raelyn Cheung-Sutton | Coach Raelyn Cheung-Sutton enters her first year of coaching at SMCHS and will serve as the Frosh/Soph Head Coach. Raelyn graduated in 2012 from George Washington High School in San Francisco, CA, where she played Varsity Basketball her freshmen through senior years. Raelyn continued her collegiate basketball career at the University of California, Irvine; receiving her BA in Public Health Policy and Minor in Management in 2016. She led the Big West Conference in free throw percentage (.835), not missing a free throw during Big West play 1.000 (40-40). She also led the Big West in assists and was ranked 30th in the nation with a 5.6 assist average. She hopes to enter the field of collegiate coaching or sports administration. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, catching up on the latest shows and movies, and traveling.

Calendar

Schedule

2017- 2018 Girls Varsity Basketball Schedule (11 - 8) | (0 - 3)
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Nov 28
Nov 29
Nov 30
Dec 1
Esperanza
Victor Valley
Edison
Championship Game vs Brea
Brea Olinda
Brea Olinda
Brea Olinda
Brea Olinda
2:30pm
2:30pm
5:00pm
5:30pm
W 44-37
W 45-27
W 57-50
L 59-22
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Dec 6
Dec 7
Dec 8
Dec 9
Santiago
Chino
Cerritos
Sunny Hills
Orange
Orange
Orange
Orange
6:00pm
7:30pm
7:30pm
1:30pm
W 59-14
W50-38
L 53-50
W 45-35
Thursday Dec. 14 Sunny Hills Sunny Hills 6:00pm W 35-30
Thursday Dec. 21 Foothill Foothill 5:00pm L 48-47
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Dec 27
Dec 28
Dec 29
Dec. 30
Serra-SD
Culver City
Lathrop- Stockton
Gahr
San Diego
San Diego
San Diego
San Diego
9:00am
9:00am
9:00am
9:00am
W 49-45
L 41-31
W 46-24
W 53-32
Thursday Jan. 4 Mater Dei Mater Dei 4:00pm L 76-14
Saturday Jan. 6 Huntington Beach Mater Dei 9:00am L 40-27
Tuesday Jan. 9 Rosary Academy Rosary Academy 7:00pm L 36-25
Monday Jan. 15 MLK Classic vs. Arcadia Orangewod Aca. 1:00pm W40-29
Tuesday Jan. 16 JSerra JSerra 7:00pm L 42-23
Thursday Jan. 18 OLU HOME 6:00pm
Tuesday Jan. 23 Mater Dei HOME 6:00pm
Thursday Jan. 25 Rosary Academy HOME 6:00pm
Saturday Jan. 27 Aliso Niguel Aliso Niguel 5:00pm
Thursday Feb. 1 JSerra HOME 6:00pm
Wednesday Feb. 7 OLU OLU 7:00pm
2017- 2018 Girls JV Basketball Schedule (8 - 6) | (0 - 2)
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Tuesday
Wednesday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Nov. 28
Nov. 29
Dec. 4
Dec. 5
Dec. 6
Aliso Niguel
Trabuco Hills
San Juan HIlls
Long Beach Wilson
Marina
Aliso Niguel
Trabuco HIlls
San Juan Hills
Marina
Marina
5:00pm
7:00pm
4:30pm
4:30pm
4:30pm
L 32-29
W 32-25
W 45-38
W 48-44
W 36-34
Saturday
Saturday
Dec. 9
Dec. 9
Troy
Cypress
Marina
Marina
1:00pm
4:00pm
L 42-25
L 29-28
Thursday
Thursday
Dec. 14
Dec. 14
Sunny Hills FS
Sunny Hills JV
Sunny Hills
Sunny Hills
3:00pm
4:30pm
W 26-16
W 42-34
Thursday
Friday
Friday
Saturday
Dec. 21
Dec. 22
Dec. 22
Dec. 23
Foothill
San Clemente
Aliso Niguel
El Toro
Foothill
San Clemente
San Clemente
San Clemente
3:30pm
1:00pm
5:30pm
1:00pm
L 50-13
L 39-24
W 31-17
W 46-10
Thursday Jan. 4 Mater Dei Mater Dei 1:00pm L 79-17
Tuesday Jan. 9 Rosary Academy Rosary Academy 5:30pm L 54-22
Tuesday Jan. 16 JSerra JSerra 5:30pm
Thursday Jan. 18 OLU HOME 4:30pm
Tuesday Jan. 23 Mater Dei HOME 4:30pm
Thursday Jan. 25 Rosary Academy HOME 4:30pm
Saturday Jan. 27 Aliso Niguel Aliso Niguel 3:30pm
Thursday Feb. 1 JSerra HOME 4:30pm
Wednesday Feb. 7 OLU OLU 5:30pm

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