Bryce Olsen is one of six Comox Valley players selected to play in the 28th annual Vancouver Island Seniors Classic All-Star Games.

Bryce Olsen is one of six Comox Valley players selected to play in the 28th annual Vancouver Island Seniors Classic All-Star Games.

Six Comox Valley basketball players selected for All-Star Classic

Annual event showcases the best of Vancouver Island's graduating high school athletes

Six Comox Valley high school basketball players have been selected to participate in the 28th annual Vancouver Island Seniors Classic All-Star Games.

Forward Aleasha Wiebe (G.P. Vanier), guard Avery Snider (Mark R. Isfeld) and forward Sophie Reimer (Mark R. Isfeld) will represent the North Island at the Girls game.

The Boys A Game will include guard Anders Storgaard (G.P. Vanier), forward Bryce Olsen (G.P. Vanier) and forward Nic Xylinas (Mark R. Isfeld) on the North Island squad.

The annual North vs. South showcase of the Island’s top graduating high school hoopsters goes March 28 at Spectrum School old gym in Victoria.

The Boys B game goes at 4:30 p.m. followed by the Girls game at 6:15 p.m. and the Boys A game at 8 p.m.

The Valley has always been well represented at the event. Last year Cole Hutchings (Isfeld) was the Boys A MVP and Sam Lewis (Highland) was the Boys B MVP.

Other North MVPs include: 2010 Chelsea Olsen (Isfeld) Girls, 2009 Rylan Higginson (Highland) Boys A, 2009 Tyler Olsen (Isfeld) Boys A, 2007 Keenan Milburn (Isfeld) Boys B, 1988 Kevin Jangula (Highland) Boys.

 

 

 

 

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