The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION
By: Terry Frey
Posted: 04/17/2019 7:18 AM
In conjunction with their annual high school graduating all-star games last Saturday in Winnipeg, Basketball Manitoba has announced their various award winners, players of the year and All-Manitoba teams.
Joel Dueck from Niverville Collegiate was named to the A/AA/AAA Male All-Manitoba 1st Team, while Kress Schmidt, also from Niverville Collegiate, was named to the 2nd Team. Rachel Waldner of Rosenort School was named to the A/AA/AAA Female All-Manitoba 2nd Team.
The Players of the Year are as follows: ‘A’ Male – Noah Parr, Pinawa; ‘AA’ Male – Kevin Dunn, Carman; ‘AAA’ Male – Aaron Thomas, Gray Academy; ‘A’ Female – Sarah Hallet, Boissevain; ‘AA’ Female – Alex Chester, Warren; and ‘AAA’ Female – Assia Delingoma, Neelin.
The Coaches of the Year are: ‘A’ Boys – Brent Barry, Pinawa; ‘A’ Girls – Keith Forsyth, Boissevain; ‘AA’ Boys – Larisa Ens, Carman; ‘AA’ Girls – Kevin Braun and Kirby Hearn, Warren; ‘AAA’ Goys – Jody Rock, Ravenscourt; and ‘AAA’ Boys – Jamie Kagan, Gray Academy.
Among the other scholarships and awards handed out, Eric Sung of Dakota Collegiate was named the winner of the Jim Bulloch Coaching Award.
And each receiving the Ron Meyers Leadership Award, a $500 scholarship sponsored by the Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, was Stefan Buchsmann of Morden Collegiate receiving the Male Award and Lauren Bartlett from Oak Park High School the Female Award.