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2018-2019 Varsity Roster
Name Height Jersey # Position Grade
Kara St. John 5'8" 21 G 12
Jocelyn Ewell 6'3" 41 C 11
Erin Biddiscombe 5'9" 12 G 11
Jillian Carr 5'6" 20 G 11
Grace Kozak 5'6" 14 G 11
Pascal Friend 6'0" 13 F 11
Helana Friend 6'0" 33 G 10
Kaitlyn Hedge 5'10" 10 G 9
Mikayla Homes 5'8" 23 G 9
Hailey Johnson 5'10" 42 F 9
Brooke Slymen 6'0" 43 F 9
2018-2019 Frosh/Soph Roster
Name Height Jersey # Position Grade
Sierra Briet 5'7" 21 G 10
Leslie Lugo 5'7" 24 F 10
Gabby Gilchriese 5'10" 30 F 10
Kaitlyn Dejesus 5"10 41 F 9
Angelina Bautista 5'7" 22 G 9
Mia Foerster 5'6" 15 G 9
Olivia McGee 5'7" 20 F 9
Emily McGee 5'4" 14 G 9
Jayda Black 5'5' 10 G 9
Gyanve Dang 5'5' 12 G 9
Jewell Hart 5'5" 23 G 9
Mia Carpino 5'9" 3 F 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

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 5th year at Santa Margarita as the Head Coach of the Lady Eagles Basketball Program. In the first year Coach Debusk and the Eagles advanced to the C.I.F Division 3 Finals. The runner –up team went on to win a State playoff game and ended the season 19-15 and top 10 in Orange County.

Prior to taking over the girls program, Coach DeBusk had been an assistant/associate head coach for the Santa Margarita boys program from 1997-2008. In 2008 Coach DeBusk’s served as the associate head coach and helped guide the Eagles who were led by 3 Time N.B.A. All-Star, and 3 Time N.B.A Champion Klay Thompson to a 2008 division 3 state title with a record of 30-5. As an assistant with the boys teams Coach DeBusk was part of three League titles, three C.I.F. titles (1998, 2004, and 2005), and two California State Titles (1998, 2008) and C.I.F. runner up in 2003,2004,2005,2006.

Craig is married to Kelly DeBusk and they have two beautiful children, 9 year old daughter (Hayden) and a 6 year old son (Brady).

Craig DeBusk teaches Health Science at Santa Margarita and enters his 21st year of teaching in the Diocese of Orange, and the 17th at Santa Margarita Catholic High School.

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 enjoys spending his time with his wife Kelly and 2 kids, family, and friends, and enjoys the beach, surfing, golf, traveling, and working out at OTF.

Coach Raelyn Cheung-Sutton | Coach Raelyn Cheung-Sutton enters her 3rd year of coaching at SMCHS and will serve as the Frosh/Soph Head Coach and 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 Martin De Guzman | Coach Martin De Guzman enters his third year of coaching at SMCHS. 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 wife Kellie.

Calendar

Schedule

2018-2019 Varsity Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Game Type Opponent Location Time Score
Mon- Sat Nov 12 - 17 Tournament Oxford Academy Prep Classic Oxford Academy TBD
Saturday Dec. 1 Tournament Mission Vista Oceanside,Ca 5pm
Mon- Sat Dec. 3 - Dec 8 Tournament Valley Christian Classic Valley Christian TBD
Tuesday Dec. 11 Single Sunny Hills HOME 6:30pm
Friday Dec. 21 Single Costa Mesa Costa Mesa 5:00pm
Wed- Sat Dec.26 - 29 Tournament Buena Park/Savanna Classic Buena Park TBD
Tue - Sat Jan. 2 - Jan. 5 Tournament Gator Classic Henderson TBD
Thursday Jan. 10 League Orange Lutheran HOME 6:00pm
Saturday Jan. 12 Single Canyon, Anaheim OLU TBD
Thursday Jan. 17 League Rosary Academy Rosary 7:00pm
Monday Jan. 21 Single Orangewood MLK - TBD OWA TBD
Thursday Jan. 24 League Mater Dei HOME 6:00pm
Saturday Jan. 26 Single Cerritos HOME 3:30pm
Wednesday Jan. 30 League J Serra J Serra 5:30pm
2018-2019 Frosh/Soph Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Mon- Sat Nov.26- Dec.1 Tournament Marina FS Tournament Marina TBD
Mon -Sat Dec. 3-8 Tournament Marina JV Tournament Marina TBD
Tuesday Dec. 11 Single Sunny Hills FS/JV HOME 3:30/5pm
Friday Dec. 21 Single Costa Mesa Costa Mesa 3:30pm
Wed- Sat
Tuesday
Dec. 26- 29
Jan. 8
Tournament
Single
Villa Park FS Tournament
San Juan Hills
Villa Park
San Juan Hills
TBD
4:00pm
Thursday
Tuesday
Jan. 10
Jan. 15
League
Single
Orange Lutheran
San Juan Hills
HOME
San Juan Hills
4:30pm
4:00pm
Thursday Jan. 17 League Rosary Academy Rosary 4:30pm
Thursday Jan. 24 League Mater Dei HOME 4:30pm
Saturday Jan.26 Single Cerritos HOME 2:00pm
Wednesday Jan. 30 League J Serra J Serra 4:00pm

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