Basketball Caps awarded
Mike Hunter has played 50 games and is really starting to develop into a top class shooting guard. He would take every opportunity to improve. Every workout, every practice, and every game he is there improving his game. He competes in everything he does. He has a great basketball mind and a passion for the game. Mike is superb from beyond the arc and often creates scoring opportunities because of this for others. Due to his hard work in the off-season, was selected in the U19 Waikato team who came 7th at National Champions Tournament.
Dylan Bartels has played 65 games and has grown as a player and a leader. He has grown into an extremely tough and uncompromising player and this has led to him being a formidable foe for most opposition teams. He has a great basketball mind and a passion for the game. His love for the game of basketball drives him to play all the time to become the best player possible. Dylan is a 40 minute player whose passion and dedication optimize the quintessential team man that he is. And is a big reason why the team is doing so well.
Dylan Smethurst has played 60 games and has grown as a player and a leader. He has developed into a fine senior leader within the team and has valuable input both on and off the field. He is very physical with ball in hand and is a very electric slasher to the rim. He is an exceptional shooter of the ball, and possess the vision of a quality point guard. He is a determined defender which sets the tone for the team for them to follow. He has developed into a reliable team man.
Ryan Phillips is an extremely tough and uncompromising player and this has led to him being a formidable foe for most opposition players. He is superb with finishing at the rim and is very aggressive from beyond the arc. Like a good guard should be, he is strong on defence and usually wins a number of turnovers due to the pressure created. Ryan is a forty minute player whose passion and dedication optimize the quintessential team man that he is.