The second Everyone’s Game Carnival for 2015 kicked off on the 21st of June.
The Carnival runs four times a year and specifically caters for athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities, who want to play basketball. The basketball games are played with modified rules and in the spirit of participation and fun.
The competition is held in a round robin fashion with teams from all over Perth competing against each other. The Carnival saw a total of 54 athletes competing in 8 teams from all across Perth. The Teams were divided into two divisions with games running for 15mins. The games were played with Great Spirit and Intensity. The conclusion of the day saw an All Star selected team and face off against the Coaches, with the All-Stars winning the closely fought game. After which there was an award ceremony for the individual medal winners.
Basketball WA would like to congratulate the All Stars selected as well as the individual medal winners.
EGC All Star Team
Chris Willers (Special Olympics), Matias Silver (Special Olympics), Rasha Mohamel (Special Olympics), Raymond Edge (Rocky Road), Michael Robertson (ROADS), Sara Morrison (ROADS), Jordan (Redbacks) & Leon (Redbacks)
Most Consistent Player: Raymond Edge (Rocky Road)
Top Play Maker: Ricky Chittleborough (Special Olympics)
Best Defensive Player: Gal Rose (Special Olympics)
Best Team Member: Mick Harvey (Rocky Road)
Most Consistent Player: Sam Rector (Special Olympics)
Top Play Maker: Mike Robertson (ROADS)
Best Defensive Player: Kasey Renolds (Redbacks)
Best Team Member: Emilie Davis (Special Olympics)
Basketball WA would like to thank all the participants, coaches, referees, parents and supporters who assisted in the first Everyone’s Game Carnival for 2015. BWA also acknowledges the support from Inclusion WA and Volunteering WA.
The next Everyone’s Game Carnival will be held on the 9th of August 2015 at the Bendat Basketball Centre. For further information on the next Carnival or Access and Inclusion at Basketball WA please feel free to contact Nigel Esau at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (08) 6272 0760.