Schulz named D8 MVP in senior girls basketball


WATERLOO REGION (November 21, 2013) – Resurrection’s Sarah Schulz captured her second-straight District 8  MVP award as the league announced its senior and junior girls basketball all-star teams on Thursday.

Schulz led the Phoenix to a perfect 12-0 record in District 8 play including a 36-25 win over the St. Mary’s Eagles to secure Resurrection’s second straight D8 title. Schulz was the games top scorer registering 19 points in the championship win.  Her best game of the season came on Nov. 6 when she poured in 31 in a 48-30 win over Woodland CHS.

Schulz was just one of four Phoenix named to the District 8 senior girls all-star team.  Joining Schulz on the first team was teammates Celia McGlynn while Kelsey Caza and Ellen McGowan earned second team honours for the champion Phoenix.

St. Benedict’s Kayla Leusink garnered first team honours along with St. Mary’s Bethlehem Zebib and Kristin Hofstee of Woodland.  Rounding out the second team were Bobbi-Sue Hentges (St. David CSS), Catherine Zafera (St. Mary’s HS), and Dana Milani (St. Benedict CSS)

Resurrection and St. Benedict’s tied with two representatives apiece on the junior squad.  Krissia Vasquez and Jama Bin-Edward were named from the Phoenix while Afifa Salaad and Laura Ivits represented the Saints.  Alexis Stoyakovich from St. Mary’s rounded out the junior first team.

Second team junior all-stars included Jamie Torrance-Perks (Rockway MC), Victoria Barroso (Monsignor Doyle CSS), Brooke Mulder (Woodland), Megan Goar (St. David CSS) and Lauren Darrell (ES Père-René-de-Galinée)

The entire D8 all-star team will showcase their skills at next week’s annual All-Star game between District 8 and District 10 (Guelph).  The event goes Wednesday, November 27th at the University of Guelph.  Junior tipoff is scheduled for 6:00pm while the senior game goes at 8:00pm.  Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.

2013-14 District 8 Senior Girls Basketball All-Stars

Most Valuable Player: Sarah Schulz (Resurrection CSS)

First Team
Sarah Schulz Guard/Forward 12 Resurrection CSS
Kristin Hofstee Outside 11 Woodland CHS
Kayla Leusink Guard 11 St. Benedict CSS
Celia McGlynn Guard/Forward 11 Resurrection CSS
Bethlehem Zebib Forward 12 St. Mary’s HS


Second Team
Kelsey Caza Center 11 Resurrection CSS
Ellen McGowan Forward 12 Resurrection CSS
Bobbi-Sue Hentges Guard 11 St. David CSS
Catherine Zafera Guard 12 St. Mary’s HS
Dana Milani Guard 12 St. Benedict CSS


2013-14 District 8 Junior Girls Basketball All-Stars

First Team
Jama Bin-Edward Forward 9 Resurrection CSS
Laura Ivits Forward 10 St. Benedict CSS
Afifa Salaad Guard 10 St. Benedict CSS
Alexis Stoyakovich Forward 10 St. Mary’s HS
Krissia Vasquez Guard 9 Resurrection CSS


Second Team
Victoria Barroso Guard 10 Monsignor Doyle CSS
Lauren Darrell Guard 9 ES Père-René-de-Galinée
Megan Goar Forward 10 St. David CSS
Brooke Mulder Forward 10 Woodland CHS
Jamie Torrance-Perks Guard 10 Rockway MC