Basketball season concludes with HWDSB boys all-star game
HAMILTON (March 29, 2017) – The 2016-17 basketball season came to a conclusion on Wednesday night as the Hamilton public school board showcased the top 48 junior and senior boys basketball players at its annual HWDSB All-Star game hosted by Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School.
Waterdown’s Zach Hennessey was named the most valuable player in the senior game leading the west team to a 88-57 victory over the east. Hennessey had 17 points in the win while Connor Goodes from Dundas Valley also broke double digits scoring 14.
The leading scorer for the east team was Orchard Park’s Sundeep Grewal who tallied 15 points in the loss.
In the junior boys game, the east would emerge victorious posting a 70-62 victory over their west counterparts. Saltfleet’’s Thomas Matsell poured in a game high 20 points to lead the west squad and earn most valuable player honours. Matsell’s Saltfleet teammate, Marko Josipovic also had a strong game scoring 16.
Ramir Rowley of Sir Allan MacNab was the top scorer for the East team tallying 17 points while Ancaster’s Jack Bondy recorded 12.
Senior West All-Stars
Ancaster HS: Sean Holmes; Dundas Valley SS: Connor Goodes; Hamilton DCH: Isaiah Huisman; Sir Allan MacNab SS: Nathan Hare, CJ Falconer; Waterdown DHS: Michael Hennessey, Zach Hennessey, Kyle Krist, Brodie Mougenot; Jason Buckingham; Westmount SS: Troy Bromfield; Christopher Buccella.
Senior East All-Stars
Delta SS:Austin Turner, Hunter Alexander, Austin Millben; Glendale SS: Milos Mladjan; Orchard Park SS: Sundeep Grewal; Saltfleet DHS: Andrew Bartlett; Sir John A. Macdonald SS: Daniel Niyonkuru, Bruno Fatia; Sir Winston Churchill SS; Jude Salomon; Myles Watson, Josh Hill, Touqeer Khan.
Junior West All-Stars
Ancaster HS: Jack Bondy, Ben Schurer, Turner Neame; Hamilton DCH: Giancarlo Perugin; Sir Allan MacNab SS: Ethan Foster, Quincy Vaughn, Rahmir Rowley; Waterdown DHS: Owen Parney; Westdale SS: Dima Ignjatovic, Ruide Bai; Westmount SS: Zach Hinz, Michael Tran.
Junior East All-Stars
Delta SS: Stefan Stewart; Glendale SS: Stefan Sljivar; Orchard Park SS: Nikola Surla, Karim Al Jnainati; Saltfleet DHS: Nolan Omerod, Marko Josipovic, Thomas Matsell; Sir John A. Macdonald SS: Mohammed Abdalla; Ermir Hazira; Sir Winston Churchill SS: Malik Allen.