Basketball Queensland would like to acknowledge the outstanding performance from the Australian Crocs and Sapphires who both took home Gold at the 2017 FIBA Oceania U17 Championships which were held in Hagatna, Guam!
FIBA organise some of the most famous and prestigious basketball competitions in the world, and so it was great to see so many Queensland players in both teams and have them be recognised for their incredible performance. Miela Goodchild, Kody Stattmann and Sam Froling were all named in the tournament All-Star Five, and Sam Froling was also named the Championship game MVP.
Following the Crocs and Sapphire’s success at the Oceania U17 Championships, both teams will move forward to the 2018 FIBA Asia U18 Championships, which will then qualify them for the 2019 World Championships.
Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate the Queensland players and coach selected for the 2017 FIBA Oceania U17 Championships:
Miela Goodchild (Logan Basketball Association)
Grace George (Ipswich Basketball Association)
Jessica McDowell-White (Southern Districts Basketball Association)
Kody Stattmann (Cairns Basketball Association)
Sam Froling (Townsville Basketball Association)
Callum Dalton (Gold Coast Basketball Association)
Aiden Krause (Mackay Basketball Association)
Claudia Brassard (Townsville Basketball Association)