U15 Boys Team Ontario Roster for Nationals Released
It’s getting closer to the U15 Boys National Championships! The big event kicks off on August 6 in Kamloops, B.C.
Ontario won gold at Nationals last summer and will be looking to defend their top spot. The roster is full of fresh faces to Team Ontario with a handful of athletes from the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA).
U15 Boys Team Ontario Roster for 2018 National Championships
|Nathan Barrett||Mississauga||Montverde Academy|
|Jaden Clayton||Whitby||Andrew Osbourne|
|Josiah Davis||Waterloo||Huron Heights|
|Autrey Dawkins||Brampton||Vaughan (OSBA)|
|Ben Ezeagu||Brampton||St. Edmund Campion|
|Javier Gilgeous-Glasgow||Toronto||Thornlea (OSBA)|
|DJ Jackson||Mississauga||St. Martin|
|Dylan Kalambay||Brampton||St. Edmund Campion|
|Noah Ngamba||Vaughan||Vaughan (OSBA)|
|Jahsemar Olembe||Kitchener||K.W. Vipers|
|David Ononiwu||Whitby||Bill Crothers (OSBA)|
|Rory Stewart||London, UK||St. Michael's|
|Malachi Coke-Harrison (Alternate)||Atlanta, USA|
|D'Angelo Cortese-Affoon (Alternate)||Brampton|
|Andrew Robinson (Alternate)||Brampton|
|Kole Scott (Alternate)||Pickering|
|Shaedon Sharpe (Alternate)||London|
|Anthony Wrzeszcz (Alternate)||Etobicoke|
The 2018 U15 & U17 Boys National Championships runs from August 6–11 at Thompson Rivers University. Ontario is the top seed in Pool A alongside Quebec (2), Saskatchewan (3), and Alberta (4). Team Ontario first matches up against Alberta on August 6 at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT), and the game result determines the date and time of their next game on either August 7 or 8.
While the Team Ontario Boys teams are in Kamloops, the girls’ provincial teams will be in Fredericton for the U15 & U17 Girls National Championships.
If you missed the other Team Ontario roster announcements for Nationals, check out the U17 Boys roster, U17 Girls roster, and U15 Girls roster, and #GetToKnowTeamO through athlete profiles on Ontario Basketball’s Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
The final instalment of our #GetToKnowTeamO collection, presented by @Nike, hones in on the U15 Boys, who enter Nationals as the reigning 🥇 winners!#TeamO will begin its quest for back-to-back National 🏆 on August 6 in Kamloops. #RoadToRepeat #OntariosVeryOwn pic.twitter.com/whRzXVUdgw
— Ontario Basketball (@OBABBall) August 2, 2018
Ontario Basketball has announced all Team Ontario rosters for Nationals, but check back tomorrow for a spotlight on the U14 Girls Team Ontario development team.
About Team Ontario
Team Ontario consists of the top male and female basketball players in the province in the U15 and U17 age categories, and the teams are a continual medal favourite at the annual Canada Basketball National Championships. Team Ontario’s coaching staff also represents some of the top coaches in Ontario. Between the four teams, Team Ontario has won gold at nearly 75% of the national championships since 2002.