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2018-2019 Varsity Roster
Name Height Jersey # Position Grade
Grace Kozak 5'6" 14 G 12
Jocelyn Ewell 6'3" 41 C 12
Madailein Holt 5'10" 20 F 12
Sierra Briet 5'7" 21 G 11
Ava Freeborn 5'8" 22 G 11
Kaitlyn DeJesus 5"10 41 C 10
Kaitlyn Hedge 5'10" 10 G 10
Haliey Johnson 5'10" 42 F 10
Brooke Slymen 6'0" 43 F 10
Angelina Bautista 5'7" 22 G 10
Jaya Michel 5'6" 23 G 9
Jessica Bakhsh 5'4" 24 G 9


2018-2019 JV Roster
Name Height Jersey # Position Grade
Leslie Lugo 5'7" 24 F 11
Mia Foerster 5'6" 15 G 10
Gabby Gilchriese 5'10" 30 F 11
Olivia McGee 5'7" 20 F 10
Emily McGee 5'4" 14 G 10
Jayda Black 5'5' 10 G 10
Isabella Dyer 5'5" 23 G 9
Bianca Powell 5'6" 3 G 9
Olivia Sullivan 5'8" 11 F 9
Olivia West 5'9" 41 F 9
Sarah Burton 5'9" 12 F 9
Sophia Lockwood 5'8" 32 F 9
Kendall Memoly 5'6" 1 G 9
Christine Tengyao Gu 5'5" 21 G 10
Katharine Lee 5'5" 20 G 9
Roxanna Olivier 5'4" 22 G 9

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
  • Caitlin Heinly - Seattle Pacific University

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

Head Coach - Christina Wear-Marinacci

Santa Margarita Catholic High School announces the hiring of Christina Wear-Marinacci as the head girls varsity basketball coach. Wear-Marinacci has an impressive playing resume including professional stints overseas from 2013-2017 where she was also a coach. Prior to her professional career, she was a starting forward and a captain for the Trojans of USC from 2010-2013 where she was a David X. Marks Foundation award recipient, an honor given to student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom.

Coach Wear-Marinacci has Orange County roots, having prepped at Foothill High School from 2005-2009. At Foothill, she was a four-time All-CIF first team member, Orange County and California State Player of the Year (2009), a McDonald’s All-American (2009), and a dual sport athlete where she was a four-year varsity letter winner in basketball and volleyball.

Coach can be reached at: wearc@smhs.org



Assistant Coach - Raelyn Cheung-Sutton

Coach Raelyn Cheung-Sutton enters her 4th year of coaching at SMCHS and will serve as the Assistant Varsity 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 is currently working at Santa Margarita as the Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Operations. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, catching up on the latest shows and movies, and traveling.

Coach can be reached at: cheungsuttonr@smhs.org



Head JV Coach - Jennifer Holmes

Coach Jennifer Holmes enters her 1st year of coaching at SMCHS and will serve as Head JV Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach. Jennifer attended Ontario High School where she was Team Captain and started all 4 years on Varsity. Averaging 25.2 ppg, 12.5 rbs, and 9.8 assists, she earned All-Mt. Baldy League First Team, All-CIF, various MVP awards, played in Inland Empire All-Star Games. She earned a Full Athletic Scholarship to the University of California Riverside playing for their NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Team.

While at UCR she earned a starting position her Sophomore year and received Most Inspirational Player that same year. During her collegiate experience they won The Big West Tournament and went on to play at the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Tournament. She earned her BA Psychology degree in 2006.

Coach Holmes has dedicated the last 8 years to coaching AAU Basketball for boys and girls of all ages in South Orange County for Team Nikos Basketball Academy. She is married to Brandon Holmes who is also a basketball trainer so needless to say she comes from a basketball home full of knowledge and years of experience. She has 2 beautiful children, a son who is 7 and daughter who is 11 and resides in Rancho Santa Margarita.

Schedule

2019-2020 Varsity Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Tuesday Nov. 19 Cerritos Cerritos HS 6:00pm
Monday Nov. 25 Foothill Foothill HS 5:00pm
Mon- Sat Dec. 2 - Dec 7 Vernie Ford Tournament Fullerton, Ca TBD
Mon- Sat Dec. 9- Dec. 14 Santa Ana Elks Classic Segerstrom HS TBD
Friday Dec. 20Segerstrom Segerstrom HS 5:00pm
Thu- Mon Dec.26 - 30 San Diego Holiday Classic San Diego TBD
Saturday Jan. 4 J Serra J Serra 6:00pm
Tuesday Jan. 7 Orange Lutheran OLU 6:00pm
Thursday Jan. 9 Mater Dei HOME 6:00pm
Tuesday Jan.14 Rosary Rosary 7:00pm
Saturday Jan. 18 Costa Mesa HOME 3:00pm
Tuesday Jan. 21 J Serra HOME 6:00pm
Thursday Jan. 23 OLU HOME 6:00pm
Saturday Jan. 25 Esperanza OLU 2:30pm
Monday Jan. 27 Mater Dei Mater Dei 7:00pm
Wednesday Jan. 29 Rosary - senior night HOME 7:00pm
2019-2020 JV Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Tuesday Nov. 19 Cerritos Cerritos HS 5:00pm
Monday Nov. 25 Foothill Foothill HS 3:30pm
Mon -Sat Dec. 3-8 Marina JV Tournament Marina HS TBD
Friday Dec. 20 Segerstrom Segerstrom HS 3:30pm
Mon- Sat Dec. 23, 26-29 Pacific Mariners Tournament Pacific HS TBD
Saturday Jan. 4 J Serra J Serra 4:30pm
Tuesday Jan. 7 Orange Lutheran OLU 4:30pm
Thursday Jan. 9 Mater Dei HOME 4:30pm
Tuesday Jan. 14 Rosary Rosary 5:30pm
Saturday Jan. 18 Costa Mesa HOME 1:30pm
Tuesday Jan. 21 J Serra HOME 4:30pm
Thursday Jan. 23 OLU HOME 4:30pm
Monday Jan. 27 Mater Dei Mater Dei 5:30pm
Wedesday Jan. 29 Rosary HOME 5:30pm

2019-2020 Frosh/Soph Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Tuesday Nov. 19 Cerritos Cerritos 3:30





Tuesday Jan. 7 OLU OLU 3:00
Tuesday Jan. 14 Rosary Rosary 4:00
Thursday Jan. 23 OLU HOME 3:00

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