This year’s Vancouver Island Seniors Classic All-Star Basketball Games will feature plenty of Saanich talent.
The 29th annual running of the all-star games, with the best graduating high-school players on the Island, are Saturday at UVic’s new CARSA High-Performance Gym.
Two North Island versus South Island boys games and one girls game are all set for Saturday, starting with the boys B game at 4:30 p.m., the girls game at 6:15 p.m. and the boys A game at 8 p.m.
The South girls team includes Saanich players Calli McMillan-Beaucamp (Claremont), Jenna Wild (Pacific Christian), Mia Roberts (Saint Michaels), Aveen Glen (Saint Michaels), Danayit Woldu (Spectrum), Elle Hamilton (Claremont), Jasmine DeVries (Pacific Christian), Cassandra DeVries (Pacific Christian) and coach Tara Beauchamp (Claremont).
The South boys A team includes Saanich players Ty Schindel (Lambrick Park), Trey Crust (Lambrick Park), Kobe Morris (Spectrum), Alam Jawanda (Spectrum), Harjot Gill (Mount Douglas) and coach Scot Cuachon (Camosun College). Six more Saanich players were named to the South B team: Ty Adams (Lambrick Park), Will Nicholls (Claremont), Gavin Cobb (Mount Douglas), Eli Cunningham (Reynolds), Alec Keech (Saint Michaels) and Kyle Clarke (Claremont).
Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students.