2024 Junior West Championship March 15-17, Regina, Sask

March 11, 2024

BC Wheelchair Basketball Society announces Team BC Roster for Junior West Championships


March 11, 2024 (Vancouver B.C.)  BC Wheelchair Basketball Society is excited to announce the roster of B.C. athletes and team staff headed to Regina, Sask, for the 2024 Junior West Wheelchair Basketball Championship.

The Junior West Championship will take place from March 15-17, 2024, at the REAL District. The tournament will feature the top junior-aged athletes in Western Canada from Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, andSaskatchewan.

“With Team B.C. having won the historicalgold medal at the Canada Winter Games in 2023, there is great momentum as we start the next four (4) year cycle,” states Kevin MacEachern, Coach and BCWBS Board of Director. “Having just returned from the beautiful town of Lhtako Quesnel for the BC Winter Games, and seeing all the talented athletes battle it out on the court, the future of Wheelchair Basketball in B.C. looks bright.”

Team BC Roster
Heidi Boland , Pender Island                               Kim Boland,Pender Island
Lily Brook, Salmon Arm                                         Hamza Elburai, Richmond
Cameron Gelowitz, Kamloops                             Caden Hyde,  Chilliwack
Keaton MacEachern, Chilliwack                         Lachlan Sandford, Mission
Riley Stiles, Prince George                                   Brandon Twaites, Pitt Meadows
Lucas Van Herk, Chilliwack                                  Jeffer Ward, Vancouver

Team Staff    

Adam Frost, Coach, New Westminster
Kevin MacEachern, Coach, Chilliwack
Marni Abbott, Coach, Vancouver
Jacob Emerson, Team Manager, Richmond
Karen McKitrick -Twaites, Assistant Manager, Pitt Meadows

The 3-on-3 tournament will feature the top U-24 athletes in Western Canada as provinces prepare to compete at the 2027 Canada WinterGames in Quebec City, Que.  This inclusive tournament will feature athletes with and without mobility disabilities competing together.


“We'd like to thank all the athletes who attended camps throughout the season and continue to PUSH the GAME™. Team BC has a great roster of athletes headed into the upcoming Jr West Championship as we prepare to defend our historical gold medal in Quebec in 2027,” commented MacEachern.

Follow the action March 15-17, on the WBC YouTubechannel.

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