Head coach: Sue Grumley (1st season; Grumley (formerly Kocjancic is the third all-time leading scorer in Johnsonburg history with 1,234 career points and the mother of three 1,000-point scorers at the school including daughter, Abby, the fourth all-time leading scorer with 1,148 points, and sons Calvin, the all-time leading boys’ scorer and second all-time leading boys’ scorer in District 9 history with 2,257 points, and Cameron, the third-leading boys’ scorer in school history with 1,513 career points who also scored 1,000 career points at Clarion University)
2019-20 Record: 2-19
Playoffs: No playoffs
Top returning players: Tess Kochancic (Jr., F/G, 5.0 ppg; Led team in steals), Kaci Stelene (Jr., F, 7.7 ppg, Led team in scoring and rebounding), Julia Jones (So, F/G, 4.0 ppg; Was an important player on both ends of the floor last season), Camellia Pratt (Jr., G, 1.3 ppg, Season was cut short after 13 games due to an injury), Abby King (So., G, Appeared in 18 games with 7 points), Ella Lindberg (So., F, 1.8 ppg), Emma Myers (So. F/G, 18 points in 20 games), Annasophia Stauffer (So., G, 1.2 ppg)
Top players lost: Emma King (3.4 ppg, Led the team in assists), Megan Bienkowski (20 games, 13 points, was a strong defensive player)
Key newcomers: Alaina Sherry (So., G, Alaina is an all-around athlete who should contribute on both the offensive and defensive ends of the court), Candence Brechtel (Fr., G), Maria Casilio (Fr., G). Both Cadence and Maria learned and grew as basketball players at the junior high level. They both have the ability to contribute at the junior varsity and varsity level this year. The coaching staff is also looking for the sophomore players to be key contributors to a successful season.
Keys to the season: The girls having confidence in themselves as players and as a team. Each girl possesses the ability and talent to be key players on the team.
Things your team was doing during the COVID-19 pause of winter sports: Our focus has been on fundamentals, skills, and drills when we have been able to practice. The girls and staff have been flexible with all the schedule changes and directives passed down to us. When we are able to return to the court, a key to playing will be the hard work, flexibility, and commitment from the girls to move forward with our season.