RICHMOND — My how time flies!
It was 12 months ago, with the revamped B.C boys high school all-star game format making its debut, that we were treated to one of the biggest surprises of the 2016-17 high school sports season.
The Triple A team defeated the Quad A team 103-98, ushering in our new era of four-tier appreciation within the provincial boys game.
Well, get ready for another dose Saturday as Richmond’s R.C. Palmer Secondary once again plays the host role.
The showcase Triple A vs. Quad A tilt tips off at 7:30 p.m., but it’s just one of a number of highlights throughout the day at Palmer.
The Single A vs. Double A game is scheduled for a 5 p.m. tip. In between the two games, it’s the three-point shooting finals (6:45 p.m.) and the slam dunk championships (7 p.m.).
Three-point prelims open at 2:15 p.m. and dunk prelims at 3:15 p.m.
Here’s the full rosters for both games:
Jake Willemsen (6-3 G, South Delta)
Nishad Tarak (Victoria-Belmont)
Bradley Braich (Abbotsford-Yale)
Vlad Mihaila (Surrey-Semiahmoo)
Jack Cruz-Dumont (6-3 G, Vancouver College)
James Woods (6-1 G, Langley-Walnut Grove)
Adam Paige (6-7 F, Surrey-Semiahmoo)
Gabriel Takeawoa (5-11 G, Surrey-Holy Cross)
Isaac Ickovich (6-6 C, Victoria-Belmont)
Jusuf Sehic (6-7 F, Burnaby South)
HEAD COACH — Ed Lefurgy (Semiahmoo)
Reid Jansen (6-1 G, South Kamloops)
Martin Djunga (6-2 G, Burnaby-Byrne Creek
Nick Sarai (6-2 G/F, South Kamloops)
Colburn Pearce (6-4 F, Prince George-Duchess Park)
Alex Wallace (6-4 G, North Vancouver-Argyle)
Majok Deng (6-8 G, Burnaby-Byrne Creek)
Bryce Mason (6-3 G, Richmond-R.A. McMath)
Ripley Martin (6-11 C, South Kamloops)
Werner Giovanni Manu (6-8 F, Pitt Meadows)
Burke Brussow (6-4 G, Maple Ridge)
HEAD COACH — Balraj Dhillon (Byrne Creek)
Nathan Pasloske (6-4 G, Mill Bay-Brentwood College)
Brendan Sullivan (5-11 G, Mill Bay-Brentwood College)
Bruno Chan (6-2 G, Mill Bay-Brentwood College)
Seyoung Choi (6-2 G, Vancouver-King George)
Mohab Mundadi (6-3 F, Vancouver-King George)
Boris Obradovic (6-5 F, Vancouver-King George)
Christopher Ross (6-4 G, North Vancouver-Seycove)
Spencer Ledoux (6-6 F, Kamloops-Westsyde)
Kobe McKnight (6-2 G, Vancouver-Britannia)
Andrew Reddy (6-3 F, Richmond-R.C. Palmer)
HEAD COACH — Blake Gage (Brentwood College)
Josh Allison (6-4 F, Langley-Credo Christian)
Tyler Schilling (6-0 G, Barriere)
Sam Pan (5-9 G, Vancouver-St. John’s)
Nathan Steenhof (5-9 G, Smithers-Bulkley Valley Christian)
Quentin Onyemourdi (5-10 G, PoCo-B.C. Christian)
John Oszust (6-4 F, Golden)
Harkirat Bhangu (5-9 G, Surrey-Khalsa)
Saymon Loki (6-5 F, Smithers-Bulkley Valley Christian)
Kavneer Dhaliwal (6-3 F, Osoyoos)
Amrit Mangat (6-0 F, Surrey-Khalsa)
HEAD COACH — Chris Steenhof (Bulkley Valley Christian)
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