2013 Awards



6th Annual Arc de Triumph 3 Pt Shooting Contest

1st – Marinel Santiago  (Churchill, Grade 12):  7 treys in double OT shoot-out
2nd – Brianna Tsui  (York House, Grade 9):  4 treys in double OT shoot-out
3rd – Joy Lin  (York House, Grade 9)


Junior Girls Final Standings

1.  Britannia Bruins
2.  York House Tigers

 Also in participation:
Crofton House Cougars
Killarney Cougars
Magee Lions
Notre Dame Jugglers
Prince of Wales Walesmen
St. Patrick’s Celtics

Senior Girls Final Standings

1.  Britannia Bruins
2.  York House Tigers
3.  Notre Dame Jugglers
4.  Churchill Bulldogs
5.  St. Patrick’s Celtics
6.  Magee Lions

Most Valuable Player
Ashley dela Cruz Yip  (Britannia)

Best Defensive Player
Naomi Morcilla  (Britannia)

All-Tournament Team
Lauren Bondi  (Notre Dame)
Shikha Kumar  (Churchill)
Katrina Kwong  (Magee)
Marie Meyer  (St. Patrick’s)
Vanessa Pizzolon  (Notre Dame)
Marinel Santiago  (Churchill)
Shayna Slobin  (York House)
Helen Wilson  (Britannia)
Laura Worsley  (York House)
Jilliane Vina  (Britannia)


Scholarship Winners

 Since the tournament’s inception in 2008, the VGBA has been committed to recognizing individual student athletes playing in the Vancouver Girls’ Basketball Challenge who are true citizens of our community. A number of scholarship are being awarded every year from TELUS to graduating student-athletes who are active leaders in school and community programs, and who have shown proof of academic and athletic accomplishments, and post-secondary aspirations.

TELUS scholarships may be used at any recognized post-secondary institution. And through a collaboration between VGBA and Langara College, there will be additional scholarship opportunities for participants in the tournament who choose to attend Langara.  Here are the scholarship winners this year:

TELUS VGBA Challenge Scholarship Winners
Shaniece Angus
Angie Banh
Ashley dela Cruz Yip
Kini Do
Natasha Hemer
Mayumi Rous
Marinel Santiago
Hyacinth Segundo
Bronte Stark
Helen Wilson
Jilliane Vina

Langara College Scholarship Winner
Ashley dela Cruz Yip

VGBA Falcon Basketball Scholarship Winner
Marinel Santiago


To date, 50 scholarships have been awarded since the inception of the TELUS Vancouver Girls’ Basketball Challenge.