D8 BASKETBALL: Thach Peter named league’s most valuable player


WATERLOO REGION (April 11, 2022) – District 8 announced on Monday that Monsignor Doyle’s Thach Peter was voted the league’s most valuable player for the 2021-2022 senior basketball season. 

The grade 12 forward helped the Mustangs to their first District 8 senior boys basketball championship in 29 years. Peter led his team in scoring, and had a season high 29 points against St. David’s. 

District 8 First Team All-Stars (left to right): Nate Chan, Thach Peter, Isaiah Blake, Noah Malacad, (Absent: Dom Lamontagne)

“Thach is a 6 foot 7 inch player who can play and defend all positions. Thach is a hard worker on and off the court,” said Monsignor Doyle coach Fadi Jolag. “It’s been a while since I have come across a player as talented as Thach. His future is bright, it is really up to him to decide if he will pursue basketball as a career or as a hobby.”

Peter is joined by Monsignor Doyle teammates, grade 12 guard Dom Lamontagne, who was voted as a first team all-star, and grade 11 forward, Jayden Bell who was selected to the second team. 

St. Mary’s High School collected the District 8 silver medal, and is represented with two first-team all-star selections. Grade 12 guard Noah Malacad and grade 12 forward Isaiah Blake. 

Another Pair of grade 12s were named as all-stars from Resurrection’s senior squad. Guard Nate Chan was named as first team selection while forward Tandyn Cant was selected to the second team. 

The starting backcourt for St. Benedict’s, grade 12 Malek Hamad and grade 11 Abdulah Hajjo were both named to the second team, and Daniel Ofwanya from St. David’s rounds our the senior basketball all-star selections.  

See below for a complete list of all junior and senior boys basketball all-stars. 

2021-22 District 8 Boys Basketball All-Stars

District 8 MVP: Thach Peter, Monsignor Doyle CSS

First Team (Senior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
IsaiahBlakeForward12St. Mary’s HS
NateChanGuard12Resurrection CSS
DomLamontagneGuard12Monsignor Doyle CSS
NoahMalacadGuard12St. Mary’s HS
ThachPeterForward12Monsignor Doyle CSS

Second Team (Senior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
JaydenBellForward11Monsignor Doyle CSS
TandynCantForward12Resurrection CSS
AbdulahHajjoGuard11St. Benedict CSS
MalekHamadGuard12St. Benedict CSS
DanielOfwanyaCenter12St. David CSS

First Team (Junior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
EvanAntolcicGuard10St. Mary’s HS
OwenFrayneGuard10St. Benedict CSS
HaydenJohnsGuard10St. Benedict CSS
MaxLesterForward10Resurrection CSS
AndrewUrosevicGuard10St. Mary’s HS

Second Team (Junior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
JoeLippertForward10St. David CSS
JohnLockeCenter10ESC Père-René-de-Galinée
WilliamMarshallGuard10St. Benedict CSS
GeorgeNasirGuard9Monsignor Doyle CSS
TeshawnTelferGuard10Resurrection CSS