BC Gr9 Grads – At the Next Level

All the best Grade 9’s play up”. No, they don’t.
A few might, but most are at the BC Gr9’s, see below.

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Karlo Villanueva
1997 BC Gr9 MVP from the 1st place Vancouver College Fighting Irish.
1998 BC Jr MVP.
1999 & 2000 BC Sr 2nd All-Star.
Former USports Ryerson Ram & UBC Thunderbird.
Former Holder of the Canadian University “CIS” Record for assists.

Erik Albrecher
1997 BC Gr9 1st All Star Team from the 2nd place Semiahmoo Totems.
Former USports University of Saskatchewan Husky & NCAA Div 2 Simon Fraser Clansman.

Derek Potter
1997 BC Gr9 2nd Team All Star Team from the 7th place Handsworth Royals.
Former NCAA Div 1 Oregon Duck.

Brian Robinson
1997 BC Gr9 2nd Team All Star Team from the 4th place Pitt Meadows Marauders.
2000 BC AAA Senior MVP from the 1st place Pitt Meadows Marauders.

Aaron Christenson
1997 BC Gr9 player from the 4th place Pitt Meadows Marauders.
2000 BC AAA Senior Boys First All Star from the 1st place Pitt Meadows Marauders.
Former NCAA Div 2 Simon Fraser Clansman.

Trafalgar Totems
2000 BC Gr9 Provincial Champions.
2001 BC Jr Champions (as LV Rogers).
2002 & 2003 BC Senior Final Four.

Sean Denison
2000 BC Gr9 MVP from the 1st place Trafalgar Totems.
2001 BC Jr MVP from the 1st place LV Rogers Bombers.
2003 & 2000 BC Sr 1st & 2nd All-Star.
Former NCAA Div 1 Santa Clara Bronco with several league All-Star selections.
Former Canadian National Team Player.
Currently playing professional basketball in Europe (as of 2022).

Doug Plumb
2003 BC Gr9 Honourable Mention All Star Team from 9th place Pitt Meadows Marauders.
Former NCAA Div 2 Minnesota State Maverick.
Former USports UFV Cascade & UBC Thunderbird with several League All-Star selections… …including 2nd team All-Canadian.
Played professional basketball in Europe.
Assistant then head Coach in the National Basketball League of Canada.

Marc Trasolini
2005 BC Gr9 MVP from the 1st place Vancouver College Fighting Irish.
Former NCAA Div 1 Santa Clara Bronco.
Currently playing professional basketball in Japan (as of 2022).

Denis Smajlovic
2005 BC Gr9 3rd Team All Star Team from placing Killarney Cougars.
2022 BC Gr9 Wildcard Coach.
Basketball Coach and Physical and Health Education Teacher at St. George’s.
Already 9 years coaching at all levels of high school ball including 2 back to back CAIS… …National tournament silver medals.

Dylan Kular
2007 BC Gr9 2nd Team All Star Team from 8th place WJMouat Hawks.
2008 BC Jr 1st Team All Star Team.
2018 BC Gr9 Wildcard Coach.
2022 BC Gr9 Wildcard Coach.
Founder of the Abbotsford Basketball Association.
President of the Fraser Valley Bandits.

Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers
2016 BC Gr9 Provincial Champions.
2017 BC Jr Champions.
2019 BC Senior Quad A Champions.


Nominees to add

Parker Simson

Mike Davis

The Bazooka

Luka Lizdek

Mason Bourcier

Burnaby South Rebels

Fardaws Aimaq
Link to: Richmond hoop star Fardaws Aimaq has sights set on NBA

Thomas Scrubb
2006 BC Gr9 3rd Team All Star Team from 3rd place Vancouver College

Phil Scrubb
2007 BC Gr9 2nd Team All Star Team from 3rd place Vancouver College

Lemar Durant