Jenna Griffin of Port Moody's Heritage Woods is one of B.C.'s best young guards and she's suiting up Thursday in the Futures Classic. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved) (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Futures Classic All-Star game 2019: B.C.’s best rising girls talent brings a galaxy of talent Thursday to PoCo’s Riverside

PORT COQUITLAM — The Fraser Valley is as talented as ever, yet the Lower Mainland has its share of standouts as well.

The girls high school basketball talent set to take the spotlight all to themselves over the next one to two seasons will be on display Thursday (6 p.m.) in the Futures Game being played at PoCo’s Riverside Secondary.

For a feature look at one of the participants, STA’s Jessica Clarke, click here!

Here’s a look at the rosters for both teams:

Britannia’s Shemaiah Abatayo (left) and Sophia Wisotzki of Walnut Grove will star for the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley respectively in the Futures Classic game Thursday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of


Ella Mellinghaus (North Vancouver-Argyle)

Holly Brewer (North Vancouver-Argyle)

Engy Meseha (Vancouver-Lord Byng)

Gemma Cutler (North Vancouver-St. Thomas Aquinas)

Jessica Clarke (North Vancouver-St. Thomas Aquinas)

Kaila Fong (Vancouver-John Oliver)

Maggie Mackay (Vancouver-Lord Byng)

Shemaiah Abatayo (Vancouver-Britannia)

Surprise Munie (Vancouver-Britannia)

Liz Kennedy (Richmond-R.A McMath)

Marina Radocaj (Richmond-R.A McMath)

Sharlene Siy (Richmond-Steveston-London)

Sophia Bergman (North Vancouver-Seycove)

Sophia Vivero (Burnaby Mountain)

Semiahmoo’s Deja Lee (left) was named MVP at last month’s B.C. senior girls Quad A championships. Walnut Grove’s Sophia Wisotzki (right) was the 2018 B.C. Quad-A tourney’s Top Defensive Player. The talented pair are teammates Thursday in the 2019 Futures Classic at PoCo-Riverside. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved)


Deja Lee (Surrey-Semiahmoo)

Tara Wallack (Surrey-Semiahmoo)

Sammy Shields (PoCo-Riverside)

Tessa Burton (PoCo-Riverside)

India Aikens (Surrey-Lord Tweedsmuir)

Marin Lenz (Abbotsford)

Makenna Gardner (Langley Christian)

Arman Dulia (Surrey-Panorama Ridge)

Vanessa Lagrange (Pitt Meadows)

Julia Tuchscherer (Chilliwack-G.W. Graham)

Jenna Griffin (Port Moody-Heritage Woods)

Sophia Wisotzki (Langley-Walnut Grove)

Neelam Rai (Abbotsford-Yale)

Teah Best (Surrey-Fraser Heights)

Sam Ogbeiwi (North Surrey)

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