What a year we have all had! Thank you to each and every one of you for the wonderful year we have had in Basketball! Lots of growth, achievements, developing and improving ourselves in lots of many ways.
FBA has seen extreme growth this year and thought to highlight a few:
Programme/League Term 4 2019 Term 4 2022
7U Hoopsters 11 56
Girls Got Game 25 47
11U Academy 58
13U Academy 64
Senior Representative Players 76
Jnr Club Comp Teams 29 62
Snr Club Comp Teams 0 14
Mid Week Hoops 14 20
Secondary Schools 30 25
TOTAL TEAMS 73 121
🏀 Total Players we have 1558. Broken down to 1109 Males and 442 Females.
🏀 Total Coaches is 47.
🏀 Total Referees is 35.
Thank you to you all for contributing to these awesome achievements. Without you all, we wouldn’t be able to continue to create opportunities for the Franklin Region in Basketball!
Franklin Representative & Development Prize Giving 2022
On Sunday with celebrated the achievements of Franklin Basketball. We acknowledged and recognised our Junior Development Academy Players as well as our Senior Representative players from 2022.
Junior Development Academy Awards:
11U Hornets - Coach Todd 11U Magic - Coach Sione
Most Improved: Jake Duehr Most Improved: Max Hei Hei
Defensive Player of Year: Frian Miguen B. Peña Defensive Player of Year: Jackson Gordon
11U Thunder - Coach Luke 11U Girls - Coach Simon & Sam
Most Improved: Caize Tollen Most Improved: Kalani Nakavulevu
Defensive Player of Year: Darby Reichenbach Defensive Player of Year: Koby Petrie
13U Boys - Coach Reuben & Mike 13U Boys Black - Coach Josh & Malachi
Most Improved: Brooklyn Stininato Most Improved: Brooklyn Ahu
Defensive Player of Year: Lenox-Leigh Ngaika Defensive Player of Year: Noah Otunuku
13U Boys Yellow - Coach Wi & Salle
Most Improved: Joel Martin-Hughes
Defensive Player of Year: Leo Sargent
13U Girls Yellow - Coach Corey 13U Girls Black - Coach Amanda & Jason
Most Improved: Mia Smith Most Improved: Chiara Rodriguez-Mackay
Defensive Player of Year: Sarah Spackman Defensive Player of Year: Sammie Bottomly
Senior Representative Awards:
15U Boys Black - Coach Joe & Sam 15U Boys Yellow - Coach Malachi
Most Valuable: Nathaniel Short Most Valuable: Zane Nicol
Most Improved: Joziah Otunuku Most Improved: Lachie Dillon
Defensive Player of Year: Braedyn Northcott Defensive Player of Year: Riley Fern
15U Girls - Coach Sam & Corey 17U Boys - Coach Jamie & Sione
Most Valuable: Sylvie Conroy Most Valuable: Noah Campbell
Most Improved: Kayson Belcher Most Improved: Payton Hughes
Defensive Player of Year: Tessa Cathcart Defensive Player of Year: Joseph Wilson
19U Boys - Coach Joe
Most Valuable: Te Tuhi Lewis
Most Improved: Will Leger
Defensive Player of Year: Caleb Fuller-Sandys
23U Boys - Coach Jamie
Most Valuable: Te Tuhi Lewis
Most Improved: Corey Perry
Defensive Player of Year: Reuben Tearle & Noah Bradley
Most Improved Referee: Jack Walters
Leadership in Refereeing: Braedyn Northcott
Reliability to Refereeing (Snr): Brooke Taylor
Reliability to Refereeing (Jnr): Izzy Costar
Club of the Year: Waiau Pa Clarks Beach
Outstanding Achievement: Brody Perry
Club Coach of the Year: Ethan Campbell
Coach of the Year: Samara Funnell
Referee of the Year: Alana Tombleson
Manager of the Year: Lyndal Fonokalafi
Club Boy: Brody Perry
Club Girl: Izzy Costar
Congratulations to all our players, coaches, managers and supporters for a successful year of development!
Thank you again to the FBA Community for the ongoing support and commitment! Have a safe and joyful holidays and we will see you all in 2023!