2015-16 Plano East High School Girls Basketball / Boys Basketball Media Guide

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On behalf of our students and staff, we welcome you to Plano East and thank you for your support of our athletics, fine arts, and academic programs. We appreciate your attendance at our students’ activities. We are proud to be a part of the Plano Independent School District- a district highly acclaimed for excellence in education. Continuing that tradition of academic excellence, Plano East has earned numerous state and national awards honors, and competitions. Our greatest pride, however, is in our students. It is their sustained high achievement in academic and extra-curricular arenas that attest to the true success of our school. It is on their accolades that we continue to build our legacy of “Winning With Class”. With graduation as our goal for each student, we believe with our community’s support we can prepare students for success in life after high school. Thank you for your attendance at our school’s activities. He hope you will continue to join us at future events. Sincerely, George King, principal “ Winning With Class” 3
On behalf of our students and staff, we welcome you to Plano East and thank you for your support of our athletics, fine ar...
From the Athletic Director PLANO EAST Welcome Plano East Basketball fans to another exciting season of Panther and Lady Panther Basketball. The 2015-2016 District 6-6A schedule looks to be one of the toughest in the state, if not the toughest in the nation. If you love high school basketball, this season promises to deliver quality high school basketball. I am so proud to be the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director at Plano East Senior high School and it is an honor to work with Coach Clarkson and Coach Morris. The basketball coaching staffs signify the Plano East motto of “Winning with Class”! The East community is fortunate to have coaches who are great role models for their students and student/athletes. I am so proud to be a Panther, and I appreciate all of your East Side Pride! On any given night we will have East alumni, students, parents, and teachers who support their team, who cheer the players on and bleed Panther black and gold!!! Last year was another great season for Plano East Panther Basketball, and we look forward to building on that success with TEAMS that work hard and play with passion. Please join me in supporting our Panther basketball teams. Enjoy the season, cheer loud, and be PROUD to be a Plano East Panther!!!!! Joey McCullough Athletic Director School Song FIGHT Song We are the Panthers We are proud to be the Panthers We’re the B-E -S-T Panthers ever, Panthers are we. Hail to the mighty Panthers, We love our mighty Panthers, Fight, Fight, Fight Panthers, We’re victory bound, FIGHT! Hail to the Alma Mater May thy name be told, where above thy gleaming splendor waves the Black and Gold Thou our guide in quest for knowledge where all men are free Oh dear Plano East Senior High Alma Mater hail to thee 4
From the Athletic Director  PLANO EAST  Welcome Plano East Basketball fans to another exciting season of Panther and Lady ...
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Senior 2016 P L A N O Singing the National Anthem before a game. The Hard Knock Life as Annie in a play. Grabbing a board or draining a three. No matter what you do, you’re all about the team! We love you, Lauren! E A S T 18 P A N T H E R S 2 0 1 5 - 1 6
Senior  2016  P L A N O  Singing the National Anthem before a game. The Hard Knock Life as Annie in a play. Grabbing a boa...
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Cherilyn graduated from El Dorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she helped lead the girls’ basketball team to 2 state championships (she was also a member of 2 state champion soccer teams). Coach Morris was named an AllAmerican out of high school and went on to play for the Washington Huskies in Seattle, Washington, transferring her sophomore year to Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. While at SNU Coach Morris helped lead her team to 2 NAIA National Championships and was not only named to the Kodak All-America Team, but also voted the National Player of the Year twice by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. After graduation, Coach Morris went on to play professionally in Malta and travel through Europe with Athletes in Action. Cherilyn played for the Colorado Xplosion in the American Basketball League (ABL). She was a graduate assistant coach for her alma mater when they won a 3rd consecutive national championship, and an assistant coach for Oklahoma Baptist University who finished in the Elite Eight. Coach Morris received her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1998. She finished up her playing career in the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL) with the Kansas City Legacy in 2002. Cherilyn returned to coaching for the 2004-2005 season to lead the sophomore team at Clark High School for 5 years where they won 2 city championships. She then moved up to Plano East to coach the Junior Varsity team for 5 years. This is Cherilyn’s 2nd year at the helm for the Lady Panthers. In her first season, she took over a struggling Lady Panther team that had previously produced a 0-10 district record and 4-24 overall record. The Lady Panthers rose to 19-14 overall and 8-8 in district with an appearance in the Texas state basketball play-offs in 2014-15. 22
Cherilyn graduated from El Dorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she helped lead the girls    basketball tea...
Meet Lady Panthers Assistant Coaches Coach Carven Holcombe a native of Houston Texas played his high school basketball at Jack Yates. He was voted the Texas High School Player Of The Year in 1983. Coach Holcombe played college basketball for Texas Christian University . He was the catalyst for the Frogs 1986 and 1987 Southwest Conference Championships. His his four years at TCU he was named 1984 SWC Conference Player of the Year, All Southwest Conference 1985, Southwest Conference Player Of The Year in 1987. The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Holcombe in the 1987 NBA Draft,and he played professionally in Europe for 7 years. Before arriving at Plano East Holcombe coached at Greenhill School in Dallas for 6 years as a Girls Junior Varsity basketball coach. His family consist of wife Debbie, sons Carven Jr, Sean, daughters April, Carmen and several grand kids. Coach Holcombe graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor Of Science in physical education. "I'm thankful for the opportunity Plano East has given me. I enjoy working with coach Morris and look forward to having a successful season." Coach Erik Popplewell grew up outside of Houston in Katy, TX. He comes from a basketball background with his family being from the Hoosier State. He played PG for the Katy Taylor Mustangs during high school, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Texas A&M University. Coach Popplewell has a variety of coaching experience of all different levels both boys and girls. He has served as the 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Freshman, JV, and Varsity Assistant coach throughout the last 8 years since earning his history degree in 2007. This past summer he married his wife, Abbey, and bought a house in the Plano area. He enjoys playing and watching all sports, and has recently dived into the age old quest of understanding women as his next challenge. That along with 11 nieces and nephews is keeping him plenty busy in life. 23
Meet Lady Panthers Assistant Coaches  Coach Carven Holcombe a native of Houston Texas played his high school basketball at...
PLANO EAST 15 01 6 Basketball -2 LADY PANTHERS 20 Plano East Date Day(s) Opponent Site Nov. 3 Tuesday Bishop Lynch *Scrimmage* EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Nov. 7 Saturday Skyline *Scrimmage* Skyline 9:00 AM 9th/JV/Varsity Nov. 10 Tuesday Carrollton Creekview EAST 5:30 / 7 JV/Varsity Nov. 12-14 Thur-Sat Frisco Heritage Tournament Frisco TBA Varsity Nov. 12-14 Thur-Sat Allen JV Tournament Allen TBA JV Nov. 17 Tuesday Mansfield Timberview EAST Nov 19-21 Thur-Sat Allen Varsity Tournament Allen Nov 24 Tuesday Waco Midway EAST 2 / 3:30 JV/Varsity Dec. 1 Friday Flower Mound Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Dec. 4 Friday Plano West EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Dec. 11 Friday McKinney Boyd Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Dec. 18 Friday Plano EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Dec. 22 Tuesday Marcus Away 12 / 1:30 JV/Varsity Dec. 28-29 Mon-Tues Prosper Holiday Tournament Prosper Jan. 2 Saturday Lewisville EAST 12/1:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 5 Tuesday Hebron Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 8 Friday Allen EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 12 Tuesday Flower Mound EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 15 Friday Plano West Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 22 Friday McKinney Boyd EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 26 Tuesday Plano Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Jan. 29 Friday Marcus EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Feb. 2 Tuesday Lewisville Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Feb. 5 Friday Hebron EAST 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Feb. 9 Tuesday Allen Away 6 / 7:30 JV/Varsity Feb. 16-17 Feb. 19-21 Feb. 23-24 Feb. 27-28 Mar. 5-7 Bi-District Area Regional Quarterfinal Regional Finals State Times Teams 5:30 / 7 JV/Varsity TBA TBA JV/Varsity Varsity Bold Denotes HOME Game Denotes District 6-6A Game Principal: George King Athletic Director: Joey McCullough Trainers: Chris Foley & Sarah Solis School Colors: Black/Gold School Mascot: Panther Varsity Head Coach: Cherilyn Morris Varsity Assistant Coach: Carven Holcomb JV/Varsity Assist. Coach: Erik Popplewell Win Every Day 24
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Plano East Boy’s Basketball - Statistical Records TEAM RECORDS: Most Wins In A Season: (1993-1994) 33-5 5-A STATE FINALIST Most Points Scored In A Season: (2014-2015) 72.6 PPG/2,251 total points Average Points Allowed Defensively For A Season: (1988-89) 45.8 PPG #1 in DFW Metroplex Margin of Victory For A Season: (2012-2013) +13.7 PPG (PE 60.6/OPP 46.9) Most Tournamens Won In A Single Season: 1. McKinney Tournament 2. Greenville Tournament 3. Grand Prairie Tournament 4. Region II Tournament in Waco SINGLE GAME RECORDS: Most Points Scored In A Game: (11-24-14) 127 vs. WT White (12-4-14) 114 vs. West Mesquite (11-24-07) 114 vs. Molina Least Points Given Up In A Quarter: (1-20-89) 0 vs. R.L. Turner (1-15-13) 0 vs. McKinney Boyd Least Points Given Up In A Half: (1-23-88) 8 vs. Plano Sr. High Least Points Given Up In A Game: (1-23-88) 25 vs. Plano Sr. High Most 3 Pointers by Plano East: (2-12-08) 16 vs. Allen (12-31-15) 14 vs. Trimble Tech INDIVIDUAL RECORDS: SINGLE GAME RECORDS: Most Points Scored In A Game: 47 by Jimmy King vs. Irving Nimitz (11-24-90) 36 by Kevin Smith vs. Woodrow Wilson (12/28/06) Most F.G.’s In A Game: 17 by Jimmy King vs. Irving Nimitz (11-24-90) Most Slam Dunks In A Game: 6 by Jimmy King vs. Newman Smith (2-8-91) Most F.T.’s In A Game: 13 by Jimmy King vs. Dallas Carter (2-22-91) Most Rebounds In A Game: 28 by Zach Smith vs. McKinney (1-24-14) 27 by Zach Smith vs. WT White (11-19-13) Most 3 Pointers In A Game: 8 by Isaac Asrat vs. Trimble Tech (12-31-14) 7 by Avery Redmond vs. Molina (11-24-07) 7 by Anthony Hill vs. Allen (2-12-08) 7 by Isaac Asrat vs. Cinco Ranch (12-12-13) INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS: Most 2 Point F.G.’s: 295 by Jimmy King (1990-1991) Most 3 Point F.G.’s: 90 by Isaac Asrat (2014-2015) 76 by Daniel Castilla (1991-1992) Most Free Throws: 183 by Jimmy King (1990-1991) 144 by Anthony Hill (2007-2008) Most Points: 842 by Jimmy King (1990-1991) 601 by John Perkins (1993-1994) Most Rebounds: 410 by John Perkins (1993-1994) 315 by Zach Smith (2013-2014) Most Steals: 115 by Jimmy King (1990-1991) 98 by Mark Brooks (1983-1984) Most Assists: 160 by John Perkins (1993-1994) 157 by Phillip Jackson (1996-1997) Best Free Throw Percentage-Min. 50 Attempts: Area Champions: 1993-1994 Area Champs 1998-1998 Area Champs 1999-2000 Area Champs 2004-2005 Area Champs 2007-2008 Area Champs 2012-2013 Area Champs Bi-District Champions: 1990-1991 1992-1993 1993-1994 1998-1999 1999-2000 2004-2005 2006-2007 2007-2008 2012-2013 2013-2014 District Champions: 1987-1988 1990-1991 1998-1999 2003-2004 2004-2005 2006-2007 2007-2008 2012-2013 85% by Robert Phifer (1982-1983) 85% by Audwin Chambers (1991-1992) Points Per Game Average: 25.2 by Jimmy King (1990-1991) 20.7 by Isaac Asrat (2014-2015) Rebound Average Per Game: 12.2 by Zach Smith (2013-2014) 10.8 by John Perkins (1993-1994) State Tournament Appearances: 1993-1994 State Finalists – lost to Sugar Land Willowridge 50-44 in championship game. 12 by Avery Redmond vs. Mesquite (12-12-09) Most Assists In A Game: Regional Tournament Appearances: 11 by John Perkins vs. Richardson (1-7-94) 1993-1994 Region II Champions 11 by Termaine Massey vs. Lakeview (12-16-94) 1999-2000 Region II Semi-Finalists Most Steals In A Game: 2007-2008 Region II Finalists 10 by Jimmy King vs. Dallas Lincoln (12-4-90) 2012-2013 Region II Semi-Finalists 28 PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES TO WEAR THE PLANO EAST BASKETBALL UNIFORM: Jimmy King (1989-1991) – 1990-1991 Mr. Basketball in Texas and McDonald’s All-American. Member of the Fab Five at Michigan. Went on to play for the Toronto Raptors and Denver Nuggets in the NBA. John Leake (1999–2000) Atlanta Falcons Charlie Peprah (2000-2001)– Green Bay Packers (Super Bowl Champion in 2011), Dallas Cowboys
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Coach Jeff Clarkson is in his 4th season as the head coach at Plano East. Coach Clarkson is a 1994 graduate of Plano East and was a two year letter winner on the basketball team. In his senior season, he helped lead the Panthers to a Runner-Up finish at the State Final Four in Austin. After high school, Coach Clarkson went on to play basketball at Collin County Community College (1994-96) and Tarleton State University (1996-98) where he graduated in 1999. Coach Clarkson began his coaching career as a graduate assistant for Tarleton State and received his Masters of Education in 2001. Coach Clarkson spent four years as an assistant coach at Naaman Forest and The Colony High School before getting the head coaching job at Naaman Forest in 2003. Coach Clarkson spent 9 seasons as the head coach at Naaman Forest leading them to 2 district titles (2008-09, 2011-12), 4 Bi-District Championships, 1 Region II Championship, and a trip to the State Final Four in 2011-2012. Coach Clarkson was named District Coach of the Year in 2009 and 2012 while at Naaman Forest. In Coach Clarkson’s first year back at Plano East, the Panthers won the District 10-5A Championship with a mark of 10-0. The Panthers ended the year as Regional Semi-Finalists with a final record of 30-6. Coach Clarkson was named 10-5A Coach of the Year for the 2012-13 season. In his second season, the Panthers went 19-10 and finished District 10-5A Runner Up and Bi District Champions. In his third year, the Panthers finished 19-12 and finished tied four ways for the last playoff spot in district 6-6A. The Panthers would come up one game short in the play-in tournament and miss the postseason. Coach Clarkson has been married to Tera for 11 years and has three children, Trent 7, Malorie 5, and Macey who is almost 2. 29
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Meet Panthers Assistant Coaches Coach Greg Thomas is in his 20th year with PISD and his 15th as varsity assistant with the Plano East basketball program. During this period, the East program has managed 5 District Championships and 2 trips to Regionals. Coach Thomas is a 1984 graduate of San Angelo Central High where he was a 2 sport letter winner in football and basketball. His team also participated and advanced to Regionals the in both sports. Following HS, Coach Thomas accepted a football scholarship to the University of Arkansas where, as Quarterback, he led his team to 3 consecutive bowl appearances from 1985-1987. He Graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor Degree in Communications. Coach Thomas has been married to Renee Thomas for 25 years. They have 4 children (Quiera, Quinae, Da’Ray and Chauncey) and 4 grandchildren, (Lenayea, Kaiden, Kiayh and Kayleigh). Coach Matt Wester is in his fourth year as the Varsity Assistant Coach at Plano East. In his twelve seasons coaching basketball Coach Wester has served in several different roles. He has served as a Varsity Assistant coach in Lubbock at Trinity Christian School. The two years he was there they won their district and played in the state championship games. After moving to the metroplex he became a Middle School coach at Rice Middle School and Parkhill Junior High. During his five years at Naaman Forest he served as a freshman coach and the JV coach. While he was an assistant Naaman won two district championships, appeared in the playoffs four times, and made one final four appearance. He is also the Certified Leader and program director for Upward Stars North Dallas. Coach Wester played on two TAPPS final four teams in High School. One of which was a state championship team. He also played college basketball at Wayland Baptist University. His degree came from Texas Tech University in 2004. He and his wife Micahl live in Dallas, and have been married for thirteen years. They have three children and expecting twins this April. Levi is six, Emery is three, and Claire is two. 30
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Meet Panthers Assistant Coaches Coach Jason Hall is in his 17th year of coaching and is a graduate of Farmersville High School. As a three year lettermen, he helped the Farmers to three straight district championships and to three straight playoff berths. His senior year, he was named district MVP, Sherman All-Area MVP, Greenville Dream Team MVP, Greenville All-Millennium team, and 1st team All-State. After graduation, Coach Hall attended East Texas State, now known as Texas A&M Commerce on a full athletic scholarship for basketball and also lettered as a member of the track team. As a four year starter for East Texas State basketball team, Coach Hall helped the Lions win the LSC Conference championship and led them to their first NCAA berth in school history. Along the way, Coach Hall was a two-time unanimous selection for LSC All-Conference, the LSC Conference Defensive Player of the year, the LSC Conference MVP, the number one vote getter on the NCAA DII South All-Region team, and an All-American candidate. He still holds the single season steals record with 80. Coach Hall was inducted into the Texas A&M-Commerce Hall of Fame on October 4, 2014 for his contributions to the basketball program. He recently was informed that the team he led to the NCAA playoffs during his senior year has been selected to be inducted in to the Texas A&M-Commerce Hall of Fame in the fall of 2016. Plano East is Coach Hall’s third school that he has coached at. He also was an assistant coach at Farmersville and at South Garland High School. When not coaching, Coach Hall enjoys spending time with his wife Kari, and his three boys, Jason, Jackson, and Jamison. He also enjoys participating in various sports and outdoor activities. Coach Taylor House is in his 2nd year with PISD and the Plano East Basketball program. Over the summer he married his wife Ashley House in Memphis, TN. He graduated Plano Senior High School in 2009 where he played both basketball and football. After high school he attended Texas Tech where he graduated in 2013 with a degree in Health, Exercise and Sport Science. While at Tech he played with the practice team for the Texas Tech Lady Raiders. At East he teaches English 3. 31
Meet Panthers Assistant Coaches  Coach Jason Hall is in his 17th year of coaching and is a graduate of Farmersville High S...
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Go Apaches! ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE Coach Cathy Diggs graduated from South High School in Wichita, Kansas. She attended Friends University where she received her BS in Health & Physical Educations. Coach Diggs has worked at Armstrong Middle School for 15 years and she teaches PE, Health and she’s the CA huddle coach. Under her leadership at Armstrong, the team has 3 city basketball championships and 3 city track championships. She also has 1 city basketball championship at Schimelpfeng. 7TH GRADE Coach Keshia Bolds. My name is Keshia Bolds, I am a 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Armstrong Middle School. I am the 7th grade volleyball and basketball coach. I graduated from Texas Woman’s University (TWU) with a B.S. Degree in Kinesiology in 2010 and a M.S. Degree in Health Studies in 2014. I have 10+ years of basketball playing experience, and while attending TWU, I was a member of the women’s basketball team from 2006-2010. I love to spend time with my family and friends and to travel as much as possible. I enjoy working out and playing basketball. This is my first year at Armstrong Middle School and I am excited for this school year! 60 GIRLS BASKETBALL
Go Apaches   ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL  8TH GRADE  Coach Cathy Diggs graduated from South High School in Wichita, Kansas. Sh...
Go Apaches! BOYS BASKETBALL ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE Coach Ben Robinson is the 8th grade boys basketball coach. 7TH GRADE Coach Rinaldo Redmond is a 2008 graduate of Plano East High School. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point (Army) where he played basketball under head coach Jim Crews (Member of the Indiana University undefeated national championship team). After transferring he played at The University of Louisville from 2011-2013 and also had the opportunity to work with Coaches Rick Pitino and Jeff Walz. Currently Coach Redmond is the 7th Grade Boys Basketball and he teaches 8th Grade U.S. History and PACE. 61
Go Apaches   BOYS BASKETBALL  ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL  8TH GRADE Coach Ben Robinson is the 8th grade boys basketball coach...
Go Raiders! BOWMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE Coach Cristen Marsh is in her 11th year of coaching basketball and her first year at Bowman Middle School. Her previous experience includes time at varsity levels as well as seventh and eighth grade. She has won two district championships in Carrollton ISD with undefeated seasons each year. Her coaching experience also includes volleyball and track where her passion lies for teaching fundamental skills and watching young athletes grow. She’s excited about the 2015-16 basketball season and anticipates much success with her 8th graders. She has taught history the first nine years of her career and has been placed in Physical Education this year. She has thoroughly enjoyed her time in Plano ISD and at Bowman so far. Go Raiders! 7TH GRADE Coach Lora Barron-Nunley is the 7th grade coach at Bowman Middle School. This is her sixth year at Bowman MS. She grew up in Lubbock, Texas and attended Monterey HS. Coach Barron-Nunley was a four year lettermen in basketball and a three year lettermen in softball. She played college ball at Lubbock Christian University. Coach Barron-Nunley enjoys watching basketball, being outdoors, dancing and spending time with family. She lives in Plano with her husband, Will. 62 GIRLS BASKETBALL
Go Raiders   BOWMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL  8TH GRADE  Coach Cristen Marsh is in her 11th year of coaching basketball and her first...
Go Raiders! BOYS BASKETBALL BOWMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE Coach Barrett Wooten has been the 8th grade boys basketball coach at Bowman Middle School for 4 years. He teaches US History and he is a PACE Team Leader. Coach Wooten attended William Jewell College. He is married to Jacquie Wooten and they have 2 children, Harper and Turner. 7TH GRADE Coach Bostwick, is a former Plano East graduate where he played basketball and baseball for PESH. He attended college at Texas State and is currently in his second year of coaching at Bowman. Last year, his boys took second place in the city. 63
Go Raiders   BOYS BASKETBALL  BOWMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL  8TH GRADE  Coach Barrett Wooten has been the 8th grade boys basketball...
Go Mavericks! MURPHY MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL 8TH GRADE Coach Vaught is in her 16th year coaching and 13th at Murphy Middle School. She coaches 8th grade basketball and Track. Coach Vaught has been married to Cornelius for 8 years. Row 1: Ella Jones, Mia Pavone, Ada Sarac, Lauren Tyson Row 2: Kat Fregien, Rediet Tucker, Fabi Rey, Ashlyn Smith, Kaitlyn Urano, Lauren Romo, Emmy Haney, Row 3: Catherine Romero, Tori Andolina, Lillie Scantlan, Chloe Regelean, Ally Poholsky, Zaria Stevenson, Hailey Baldwin, Macy Diepenbrock, Marta Nicolaidis, Haylee Washington Not Pictured: Marisa Romero 7TH GRADE Coach Evans is in her 11th year teaching and coaching for Plano ISD and her 4th year at Murphy Middle School. Coach Evans is a 2000 graduate of Plano Senior High where she played both basketball and volleyball. After high school, Coach Evans graduated with a degree in education from the University of Texas. Audrey has been married to her husband Dusty for six years and they have two daughters- Alana (3) and Annie (1). Top: Tatiana Gong, Angel Shamba, Kylee Fitzsimmons, Katelyn Boyd, Caly Pate, Megan O’Boyle, Alyssa Lambouses, Khuyler Hardy, Gina Pinkowski Middle: Brianna Toon, Lizzie Mortel, Emily Haake, Alyssa Coker, Chloee Woodard, Megan Key, Maddy Hart, Hailey Luchsinger, Sandy Moore Bottom: Tamra Williams, Martha Marigmen, Rachel Simms, Layla Bensellam, Jahnessa Vasquez Floor: Lora Yates 64
Go Mavericks   MURPHY MIDDLE SCHOOL  GIRLS BASKETBALL  8TH GRADE  Coach Vaught is in her 16th year coaching and 13th at Mu...
Go Mavericks! BOYS BASKETBALL MURPHY MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE • A 8TH GRADE • B Coach Nakwaasah Bio- Graduate of Stony Brook University (Long Island, NY) where he played 4 years of division 1 football. Teaches 6th grade world cultures and PE and coaches 8th grade football, basketball, and track. In his first year of coaching he helped the 8th grade murphy middle school football team to an undefeated city championship year and hopes to do the same with basketball. 7TH GRADE Coach Woodyard. This is my second year at Murphy Middle School, I coach 7th grade Football and Basketball and teach 6th grade Math. I am a local product growing up in Richardson schools and graduating from Berkner HS. I spent 6 years in the Army directly after high school, before going back to school and graduating from the University of Texas at Dallas. I am married (7 years) to my beautiful wife Mayli and we have two amazing kids, Mason (3) and Maddox (10 months). 65
Go Mavericks   BOYS BASKETBALL  MURPHY MIDDLE SCHOOL  8TH GRADE     A  8TH GRADE     B  Coach Nakwaasah Bio- Graduate of S...
Go Bobcats! OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL 8TH GRADE Coach Kaylin Kelley, graduated from Texas Tech in 2012 with a bachelors in exercise and sport science. 2 years basketball coaching experience in Burleson ISD. First year in Plano ISD. Row 1: Ella Jones, Mia Pavone, Ada Sarac, Lauren Tyson Row 2: Kat Fregien, Rediet Tucker, Fabi Rey, Ashlyn Smith, Kaitlyn Urano, Lauren Romo, Emmy Haney, Row 3: Catherine Romero, Tori Andolina, Lillie Scantlan, Chloe Regelean, Ally Poholsky, Zaria Stevenson, Hailey Baldwin, Macy Diepenbrock, Marta Nicolaidis, Haylee Washington; Not Pictured: Marisa Romero 7TH GRADE Coach Jessica Lentz graduated from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin with a degree in Kinesiology. 2 years of middle school coaching experience in Garland at International Leadership of Texas. First year in Plano ISD. Top Row L to R: Sofia Theodoras, Jenna Neves, Soumya Singh, Bria Stephens, Haley Stephens, Braelyn Hancock Middle Row L to R: Morgan Calabrese, Lillie Porter, Yasmin Palmer, Trinity Holmes, Mariana Ocampo, Hannah Vo, Hamsika Gorty Bottom Row L to R: Masa Jallad, Lainey Calabrese, Leen Tassabhji, Kendall Parker, Richa Gandhi, Lauren Trinh, Jada Li 66
Go Bobcats   OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL  GIRLS BASKETBALL  8TH GRADE  Coach Kaylin Kelley, graduated from Texas Tech in 2012 with ...
Go Bobcats! BOYS BASKETBALL OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE Coach Moman is originally from Birmingham, Alabama where he played football, basketball, and baseball in high school. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 2011 with a degree in Kinesiology. He has been at Otto for two years coaching football, basketball, and track while teaching Texas History. Bottom Left to Right: Ibrahim Saifullah, Roshan Pardiwala, Luke Snyder, Ryan Smith, Malik Russell, Basheer Kanan, Shawn Thomas, Samuel Comacho, Andrew Spiars Middle Left to Right: Edi Gamez, Nic Dinh, Latrell Goodwin, Nic Hobson, Darius Guo, Tyler Niven, Zawge Daniel Top Left to Right: Grant Wilcox, Angelo Cano, Josh Hord, Kavin Sitsabeshan, Raiyyan Siddiqui, Gavien Dixon, Bryan Pham 7TH GRADE Coach Godwin grew up in Rowlett, Texas. He went to school at Rockwall High School. A 4 year letterman for the basketball team. After high school, he went on to play collegiate basketball at Midwestern State University. During his four years, MSU won 3 conference championships and a regional championship in 2010 earning a bid to the D2 Elite Eight. Earned a degree in Sport and Fitness Management with a minor in General Business and continued his education to earn a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration. This is his 2nd year at Otto Middle School. Prior coaching experience include 3 years varsity head coach at Notre Dame Catholic High School in Wichita Falls and 1 year JV and Assistant Varsity coach at Parish Episcopal High School in Dallas. Bottom Left to Right: Jason Davis, Chase Tryon, Connor Miller, Yilef Mesay, Austin Nation, Ethan Williams, Nolan Sims, Seth Roznovsky, Connor Scott Middle Left to Right: Alex Wang, Sridatta Teerdhala, Anthony Davis, Caleb Garcia, Nathan Muela, Rohan Ganta Top Left to Right: Atulya Palacharla, Luke Maden, Cameron Wood, Drew Lutcher, Luis Sahmkow, Stephen Gay, Hari Srinivasan, Daylin Voss 67
Go Bobcats   BOYS BASKETBALL  OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL  8TH GRADE  Coach Moman is originally from Birmingham, Alabama where he p...
Go Lions! MCMILLAN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL 10TH GRADE Coach Kimberly Abbott (10th grade) graduated with her Bachelorette degree from Eastern New Mexico University, and her graduate degree from Texas Women's University. She is in her 20th year of Coaching and teaching. She has been a part of the EAST side for 9 years and she heads up the basketball program at McMillen High School. Left to right: Alondra Nava, Shatondra White, Allyson Leslie, Natalie Rivas, Samantha Sullivan, Anneli Edenkans, Madison Rodgers, Brooke Bishop, Aubrin Morring. 9TH GRADE • B 9TH GRADE•A Back row: (left to right) Yesenia Arredondo, Kiana Shaw, Sha’Laryn Wilson, Kennedi Brooks, Lexi Timm, Ty’Tiana Shaw Front row: (left to right) Sierra Salazar, Kimberly Hernandez, Emily Solis, Lupita Silva Ochoa Coach Carter (9th B team) I grew up in Ponca City, Oklahoma and attended Ponca City High School where I played softball as well as basketball on an independent, traveling team. I attended Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Foreign Language Education and a Bachelor's degree in Spanish. After teaching and coaching softball and basketball for three years in a small town south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, my husband and I, along with our two dogs, decided to move to the DFW area to pursue new and different opportunities. I love to learn about different cultures by traveling the world and exploring new places as often as I can! Coach Goslin (9th A team) is a former division one basketball player from the University of Texas at El Paso. She graduated with a degree in psychology and started get Plano teaching career in 2008 at Williams high school, where she coached 9th girls basketball and volleyball for 5 years. This is her first year as a McMillen Lion and she is truly excited about this new adventure. 68
Go Lions   MCMILLAN HIGH SCHOOL  GIRLS BASKETBALL  10TH GRADE  Coach Kimberly Abbott  10th grade  graduated with her Bache...
Go Lions! BOYS BASKETBALL MCMILLAN HIGH SCHOOL 10TH GRADE Coach Vernon Wallace is the McMillen Lions 10th grade basketball coach. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Dallas where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary studies and a EC-12 Special Education certification. Coach Wallas has been involved in teaching, coaching, and athletic training for over twenty years in the New Mexico and Texas areas. This is Coach Wallace’s first year at McMillen and recently he was a head coach and trainer for the North Texas Blue Devils Basketball Organization. Coach Wallace enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, sports, mentoring youth and introducing as many young people as possible to the game he loves... BASKETBALL. L to R: Andrew Gregory, Tierone Hardnett, Cameron Wallace, Reid McEowen, KJ Kordi, Justice Onyeugo, Germaine Gibson, Zamun Ahmed, Tim Maina, not pictured: Jacob Murphy, Jermarcus Thomas, Roshan damodaran. In front: Sami Suhwail (mgr) 9TH GRADE•A Coach Mark Lambert is the 9th grade A-team basketball coach at McMillen High School. He is from Lubbock, Texas and he attended Texas Tech University. Coach Lambert has been coaching for 24 years and he's in his 4th year at McMillen. He was the Varsity Assistant and JV coach at Lubbock High School, Wylie High School, Dallas Skyline and he has also coached at Bowman Middle School and Williams High School. Coach Lambert has taught Social Studies but he currently teaches World Geography. He is married to Lisa Lambert who is a teacher and cheer sponsor at McMillen High School and they have 4 children: Taylor, Kylie, Connor, Mackenzie and 1 grandson: Casen From L to R: Austin King, Jaelen Anderson, Damien Mendoza, Jake Hart, Tanner Pullen, Jackson Thomas, Jeremiah Budiman, Tyler Key, Justin Horton, Theron Afseth Coach Kendall Tapp is married to his beautiful bride, Jennifer, and they have been married for five years and they live in Plano. They have 3 beautiful daughters, Molly, Jenna and Kenley. He graduated from Waxahachie High School where he played football and baseball. He graduated from Baylor University in 1996 with an education degree. Coach Tapp is proud to have coached football, basketball and track for 11 years in the Plano East cluster. He taught physical education, health and world history. He served as a missionary to college students at the University of Arkansas for 3 years and to recent college graduates in the DFW area for 3 years before his current role at McMillen High School. Coach Tapp likes spending time with his beautiful wife and kids, friends from church, traveling, reading, being outdoors, and watching sports. 9TH GRADE • B L to R: Trevor Tangney, Ben Hartley, Beau Dillard, Cameron Buchanan, Cooper Gosnell, Caleb Cardenas, Nadeem al Barwani, Cameron Brady, Aidan Smith, Evan Akins, Tim Adio, not pictured: Mayan Massoudi 69
Go Lions   BOYS BASKETBALL  MCMILLAN HIGH SCHOOL  10TH GRADE  Coach Vernon Wallace is the McMillen Lions 10th grade basket...
Go Warriors! WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL 10TH GRADE Coach Brantley is in her eighth season as a coach for Girls Athletics. Coach Brantley is a proud graduate of the University of North Texas where she received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology with a Minor in English. Coach Brantley was born in McKinney and is a graduate of Plano Senior High. Even though she will always enjoy coaching, her greatest pleasure is being the mother of one of our own Lady Panthers, Aleiyah Brantley. Front Row: Jackie Patterson, CiCi Gonzalez, Kirstie Smith, Jaden Craig Back Row: Coach Brantley, Angel Belay, Danae Jones-Williams, Brensley Hancock, Felicity Adjetey Not pictured: Brandi Alvarez, Bruna Santos, Aisha Agbebaku 9TH GRADE • B 9TH GRADE•A Coach Amy Stone is in her second season as a coach for Girls Athletics at Williams High School. She coaches basketball and volleyball at Williams, as well as teaching English II and Pre-AP English II. Coach Stone attended University of North Texas and received her Masters of Secondary Education and a Bachelors of English Literature with a Minor in Health Promotion. Prior to teaching, she worked in the computer software industry for over ten years. Coach Stone was born in Wichita Falls, TX and graduated from Rider High School. She played basketball from third grade through high school. Coach Stone is a mother of 2 amazing boys, Jackson and Cru, both are students of Hughston Elementary in Plano. Coach Sandy Hoge is in her twentieth season as a coach and sixteenth for Girls Athletics at Williams High School. She coaches basketball, track, as well as teaching physical education. Coach Hoge earned her degree and played basketball for the University of Pacific. 70
Go Warriors   WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL  GIRLS BASKETBALL  10TH GRADE  Coach Brantley is in her eighth season as a coach for Gi...
Go Warriors! BOYS BASKETBALL WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL 10TH GRADE Coach Christopher Bartels is in his 4th year at Williams High School. He is the 10th grade Basketball & Football Coach. He attended Mission High School in Mission, TX where he played football, basketball and ran track. Coach Bartels graduated from the University of North Texas and he served in the U.S. Air Force. Front Row left to right: Matthew Vu, Caleb Hansen, Jason Nguyen, Brandon Chambers, Jonathon Le, Deric Shipp Back Row left to right: Shravan Boppana, Isaiah Hawkins, Luke Freeman, Jorge Zavala, Jalen Christopher, Josh Wilkerson 9TH GRADE Coach Barnes This will be Coach Barnes third year coaching in Plano ISD. His first two seasons coaching was at Murphy Middle School. His first season at Murphy Middle School they reached the City Championship Game but fell short and finished the season in 2nd place and a final record of 9-3. His 2nd year coaching at Murphy Middle School his (B) team won the City Championship Game and finished the season with a final record of 11-1. This will be my first season coaching at Williams High School as the Head Coach of the program and the Freshman (A) Team. Front, l to r: Zach Van Laere, Hayden Smith, Trenton Darby, Justin Phan, Anthony Navarrete, Jahdyn Sims, Zach Bratcher, Thinh Pham Back, l to r: Cinque Stephens, Cliffton Irving, Talib Sallam, Quad Bryant, Luciano Pieroni, Cameron Crossley, Kimani Mellers 71
Go Warriors   BOYS BASKETBALL  WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL  10TH GRADE  Coach Christopher Bartels is in his  4th year at Williams...
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