The Somerset Spartans Basketball Club held the Winter Season Presentation Event to celebrate a successful 2019 season. It was a great evening where we reflected on the season, thanked the staff, coaches, parents, and players for their dedication and passion throughout the year.
A big thanks to our 2019 Winter Season Team Managers: Narelle Higgs, Justine Cirocco, Tim Bartley, Tracey Longfield, Kelly Partridge, Joanne Burnell, Rebecca Jackson, Rhyll McMullen, and Stewart Moore.
Special thanks for help at the presentation event:
Somerset's Logistics and Events departments, Maintenance and our IT student helpers for their help setting up for us. Ranee Liu (U15 Benny's Mum) for her amazing moon cakes, Elvira Mathieson (Lachie's Mum) for her assistance and delicious donuts, Fe Taylor (Jude's Mum) for her help on the night, and Donovan Pearse (Ava, Luis and Maya's Dad) for doing such a great job on the BBQ. Thank you to all others who helped out on the night too!
All of the coaches received gifts as a sign of appreciation for all the time and effort they put in for us.
• Vicki Franks - U9 Mixed (Division 1), U13 Boys Black (Division 4), Open Girls Green (Division 2)
• Ashleigh Hunt - U11 Girls Blue (Division 2) *runners up
• Alex Yee - U11 Boys Blue (Division 1), U15 Boys White (Division 4)
• Peter Correa - U11 Boys Green (Division 2)
• Jensen Just and Jack Moore - U11 Boys White (Division 2)
• Donovan Pearse - U13 Girls Blue (Division 3) *champions
• Jordon Webb and Wilson Partridge - U13 Boys Green (Division 1)
• Ryan Cook - U13 Boys White (Division 3)
• April McMullen - U15 Girls Blue (Division 2) *runners up
• Ray Vaisutis - U15 Boys Blue (Division 1), U17 Boys Green (Division 2), U20 Men Green (Division 2)
• Mitchell Murdock - U15 Boys Green (Division 3) *runners up
• Joe Webb - Open Girls Blue (Division 1)
• Dean Marais - U13 Boys Blue (Division 2) *champions, U15 Boys Black (Division 3), U17 Boys Blue (Division 1), U17 Boys White (Division 3), U20 Men Blue (Division 1)
We acknowledged some players with our Spartan Spirit Awards by giving them special water bottles with their names engraved. These awards were given to players who reflect our club values, being respect, family, commitment, and courage, and demonstrate great effort, attitude and mateship on and off the court. Below are the 2019 Winter Season Spartan Spirit Award winners:
• U9 Mixed: Ava Pearse
• U11 Girls: Abhilasha Sarmah
• U11 Boys Blue: Will Pluss
• U11 Boys Green: Jack Pluss
• U11 Boys White: Phillip He
• U13 Girls: Maya Pearse
• U13 Boys Blue: Amon Watanabe
• U13 Boys Green: Benji Just
• U13 Boys White: Josh Amores
• U13 Boys Black: Gene Wu
• U15 Girls: Matilda Guthrie
• U15 Boys Blue: Tyler Longfield
• U15 Boys Green: Luke Rana-Smith
• U15 Boys White: Aditya Naik
• U15 Boys Black: Harry Walters
• U17 Boys Blue: Wilson Partridge
• U17 Boys Green: Frank Tomlinson
• U17 Boys White: Nico Verin
• Open Girls Blue: Katisha Webb
• Open Girls Green: Courtney Stoten
• U20 Men Blue: Ben O'Boyle
• U20 Men Green: Aaron Ma
Thank you everyone for a fantastic winter season!
Summer League begins Week 1 of Term Four!
If you would like to play basketball for the club please contact Dean Marais firstname.lastname@example.org
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