PORT COQUITLAM — If you’re a bit of a misty-eyed girls high school basketball fan, it’s understandable.
As zone realignment around the province kicks in next season, Thursday’s annual Fraser Valley vs. Lower Mainland senior girls high school all-star basketball game marks a sad farewell.
The game, of course, will re-surface with a new title next season, yet generations of young women have spent high school careers playing in the province’s two largest zones.
Port Coquitlam’s Riverside Secondary will play host to both a senior game (8 p.m.) for Grade 12s only, as well as to a Future’s Game (6 p.m.).
We’ll look at the rosters for the Futures Games tomorrow.
Here’s the rosters for the senior game, with high school and post-secondary destinations the latter where applicable through information provided by the B.C. Secondary Schools Basketball Association.
Ayden Kristmanson (Whistler, Ryerson (U Sports))
Yvona Acimovic (Vancouver-Lord Byng)
Calli McCabe (Vancouver-Little Flower Academy)
Camie Ward (North Vancouver-Argyle, Capilano (CCAA))
Chelsea Bradshaw (North Vancouver-Seycove)
Jalynne Huynh (Burnaby Central)
Janel Tantengco (Vancouver-Killarney)
Jasleen Bahia (Vancouver-Britannia)
Jayna Wilson (Richmond-McMath, Langara (CCAA))
Jill Bowering (North Vancouver-Seycove)
Julia Strigl (North Vancouver-Handsworth, Alberta (U Sports))
Kara Moscovitz (Richmond-Hugh Boyd)
Olivia Thorpe (North Vancouver-St. Thomas Aquinas)
Pietra Kamstra (Whistler)
Argyle coaching staff
Jessica Parker (PoCo-Riverside, Fraser Valley (U Sports))
Jessica Wisotzki (Langley-Walnut Grove, Simon Fraser (NCAA))
Tavia Rowell (Langley-Walnut Grove, Grand Canyon (NCAA))
Hailey Van Roekel (Langley Christian, Douglas College (CCAA))
Deanna Tuchscherer (Chilliwack-G.W. Graham, Fraser Valley (U Sports))
Talia Sereni (Surrey-Earl Marriott)
Grace Killins (Coquitlam-Centennial, Simon Fraser (NCAA))
Kyla Smith (Abbotsford-MEI)
Emily Instant (Port Moody-Heritage Woods, UBC Okanagan (U Sports))
Tana Pankratz (Abbotsford-Yale, Victoria (U Sports))
Nikki Cabuco (Coquitlam-Dr. Charles Best, Fraser Valley (U Sports))
Jenna Dick (Langley-Brookswood, Eastern Washington (NCAA))
Janessa Knapp (Langley-Brookswood, UBC Okanagan (U Sports))
Faith Dut (Surrey-Semiahmoo, Florida (NCAA))
Jayden Gill (Abbotsford-Robert Bateman, Trinity Western (U Sports))
Tessa Burton (Poco-Riverside, UBC Okanagan (U Sports))
Walnut Grove coaching staff
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