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B.C. basketball comes calling

Nanaimo’s teenage basketball players have got game.

Eleven locals have been named to Basketball B.C.’s provincial teams following a tryout process this spring.

Tyus Barfoot of Nanaimo District Secondary School is on the U17 provincial team, Natasha Jensen of NDSS and Olivia Mjaaland of Wellington made the U16 girls’ team and Dover Bay’s Quinn Mirau and ND’s Callum Gemma are on the U16 boys’ team.

Madeline Hart of Dover made the U15 girls’ program and Alex Staniforth of Welly and Ryan MacDonald and Jordan Gladstone of Dover are part of the U15 program.

Dover Bay’s Nathan Pasloke and Richard Zhang are on the U14 team.

Depending on the division, the B.C. all-star teams will travel to tournaments on the Lower Mainland, Washington, Nevada and Edmonton.

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