Hoops players off to Seniors Classic

Several high school basketball players showcasing skills at Victoria tourney

Several talented Comox Valley high school basketball players will be showcasing their skills Saturday, April 6 at the Senior Classic All-Star Games at St. Margaret’s School in Victoria.

Representing the North Girls this year are G.P. Vanier Towhees AAA players Jade Heavener (G), Kassandra Sewell (F) and Kendra Lee (G) along with coach Kevin Lee while from the AA Mark Isfeld Ice is Emma Balneaves (F).

On the North Boys A Team are Towhees Joaquin Paterna (F) and Scott Stevens (G) while the North Boys B Team includes Isfeld’s Matt Bowen and Ben Miller.

The North vs. South format games began back in 1988, where Kevin Jangula (Highland) was game MVP for the North Boys. In 2007, Keenan Milburn (Isfeld) was top scorer and Boys B MVP while Ryan MacKinnon (Highland) was top scorer for the Boys A squad.

 

Tyler Olsen (Isfeld) was Boys A MVP in 2008, Rylan Higginson (Highland) was Boys A MVP in 2009 and Chelsea Olsen (Isfeld) was Girls MVP in 2010. Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash competed in the 1992 Senior Classic.

 

 

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