Southern Peninsula Athletes Selected for Gold Nugget

Twenty of Southern Peninsula’s best up and coming U14 athletes attended the final camp of the Basketball Victoria Country Academy program over last weekend.

The two day camp consisted of 100 athletes from the surrounding areas taking part in fourteen hours of training across the two days with the following Southern Peninsula athletes being selected to attend the Gold Nugget Camp:

Jasmine Amendola
Bella Breen
Amber Grant
Chantelle James
Rebecca Rylance
Mikaylah Wicks

Benjamin Fisher
Joshua Geurts
Thomas Geurts
Henry Hustwaite
Darcy Jones
Steve Ranisavljev
Billy Wilson

Country Victoria’s elite under-14 boys and girls have been selected from the BVC Regional Academy Program and will be put through an intense training camp, to be conducted in Shepparton on the weekend of 27-29 September.

They’re out to impress as the best at the camp will be picked for selection to the 2018 Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup (ACJBC) and the 2018 Southern Cross Basketball Challenge (SCC).

The Boomers Matthew Dellavedova attended the 2002 Gold Nugget Camp and won gold for Victoria Country’s under-14s at the ACJBC in 2003.

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Congratulations and good luck for the upcoming Gold Nugget camp to be held in Shepparton in September!