Team: Chaminade Julienne Eagles
League/conference and division: GCL Co-Ed North Division.
Head coach: Randy Duff; first season after compiling a 232-109 overall record at Miami Valley.
Assistant coaches: Mark Jones, Samarie Walker, Christian Salazar (JV), Hailee Rittinger (freshmen).
2016-17 record, overall/conference: 6-17 overall, 2-8 league.
2016-17 highlights: Annie Weckesser was first team All-GCL; Dallas Jones was second team.
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Annie Weckesser, 5-7, sr., G; 11.6 PPG, 3.8 Reb, 3.2 assists.
Dallas Jones, 5-9, sr., G; 9.2 PPG, 6 RPG.
Staci Greene, 5-6, so., G; 9.8 PPG.
Eve Monaghan, 6-0 so., F; 8.4 PPG, 7.2 RPG.
Jordyn Varise, 5-8, so., G; 6.2 PPG.
About the Eagles: A youthful team eager to work hard and learn how to win. Duff has been coaching girls basketball for 15 years and oversaw a Miami Valley program that became a small-school power. He was twice selected as the Southwest District D-IV coach of the year, nine times a District 15 coach of the year and seven times as the Metro Buckeye Conference coach of the year.
Duff succeeds Mandy Myers. A CJ grad, Myers initially maintained the success that had vaulted the program among the state’s best. Taking over for Duane Williams in the 2011-12 season, that team advanced to the D-II regional semifinals and bettered that with an appearance in the D-II state final four the next season, its seventh and all since 1998. But CJ hasn’t had a winning team since.
CJ girls basketball schedule
7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted
Nov. 29 Cedarville
Dec. 6 Cin. Roger Bacon
Dec. 9 at Cin. Purcell Marian, 1:30 p.m.
Dec. 11 at Springboro
Dec. 16 Alter
Dec. 18 at Beavercreek
Dec. 22 Bay Village
Dec. 28 vs. Cin. McAuley at Lakota West, 3:50 p.m.
Dec. 29 vs. Toledo Central Catholic at Lakota West, 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 4 at Bellbrook
Jan. 6 at Carroll, 1 p.m.
Jan. 10 Fenwick
Jan. 18 at Oakwood, 7:15 p.m.
Jan. 20 at Badin, 2 p.m.
Jan. 22 Fairborn
Jan. 27 Cin. McNicholas, 2 p.m.
Jan. 31 at Alter
Feb. 3 Carroll, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 7 at Fenwick
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