Basketball Manitoba is proud to present the Manitoba Provincial Team program which identifies, trains and develops the top basketball players in the province.  Get to know the current team members below.  Click or tap on an image to view it in full size.







Manitoba Provincial Team


TEAM 17U Female
NAME Talia Peters
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 5"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winkler
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Garden Valley Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Garden Valley Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Diana Taurasi and Kelsey Plum. Raptors
SUMMER GOALS Improve as an overall player and win a medal at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play post secondary basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making Team Toba and travelling to play basketball in the States when I was younger.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Pam Danis, My Mom
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university and play CIS
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Still be involved with basketball, get more girls into the sport.
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Anna Kernaghan
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 9"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
College Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Steph Curry; Golden State Warriors
SUMMER GOALS To get a medal at Nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play university basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the AAAA JV provincial championships
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Do a career I'm passionate about
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Lauren  Bartlett
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 4"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 9 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Oak Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Oak Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Isaiah Thomas and the Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS To become a better shooter and to win a medal at the Canada Games.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play basketball at the university level.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the 2017 provincial championship.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My sister Deidre.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL After high school I would like to play basketball in university and become a doctor.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER When my basketball playing career is over I would like to stay active by participating in other sports.
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Autumn Agar
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 0"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Fort Richmond Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Fort Richmond Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Steph Curry and Golden State
SUMMER GOALS Learn and improve my basketball skills
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play university basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making the  provincial team for my last year possible
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My mom
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Study to become a teacher
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Travel to Africa
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Lana Shypit
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 9"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 11 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Glenlawn Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Glenlawn Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
SUMMER GOALS To win gold at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To keep playing for many years
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Watching my older sister play when I was 3 years old and knowing I wanted to play basketball
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My family
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play basketball at university
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Become a museum curator
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Vanessa Lee
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 9"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 17
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Klay Thompson
SUMMER GOALSImprove my skills and medal at the Canada games.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play in university if the opportunity is given.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning bronze medal at Women's Nationals in 2015.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My brother
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Attend university and continue to play basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Help coach in the community.
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Claire Signatovich
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 1"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 9 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Oak Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Oak Park High School
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
SUMMER GOALS To medal at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To get a university scholarship
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning varsity basketball provincials this past year
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My mom
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play basketball at university
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Be a doctor
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Emily Johnson
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 0"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 10 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Oak Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Oak Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James - Cleveland Cavaliers
SUMMER GOALS This summer I would like to improve my outside shooting and rebounding.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS In the future I would like to play for a university team.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My fondest memory in basketball was winning the varsity provincial basketball finals.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My brothers Ryan and Owen.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL After high school I would like to attend university and play university basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER When my basketball career is over I would like to become a coach and help other players improve their skills.
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Jillian Duncan
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 0"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Linden Christian School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Linden Christian School
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City Thunder
SUMMER GOALS To win gold at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play basketball in University or College
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning Bronze at the Nationals in 2015
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My Sister
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Become a Dentist
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Emerson Martin
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 2"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Dakota Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Dakota Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Player: Karl-Anthony Towns Team: Golden State
SUMMER GOALS To be more competitive and vocal on the court and to continue developing my perimeter skills.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To have basketball apart of my future after high school. Including playing university and possible future coaching.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning a close game against the Glenlawn Lions in the SCAC finals and being awarded with league MVP.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE All of my amazing coaches that continue to push me and help develop my skills.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL To continue my education in the field of kinesiology and play basketball at a high level.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Find a way to keep basketball apart of my life by coaching and work as an athletic therapist.
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Deborah Nkiasi
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 0"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 17
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Vincent Massey Collegiate
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant
SUMMER GOALS Win Gold for the summer games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play basketball in the CIS
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning provincials in 2016
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Coach Emile Wallack
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university and play Basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Obtain a good job and have a family
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Niyah Becker
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 2"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Lincoln Prep
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM N/A
SUMMER GOALS Medal at Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Represent Canada in the Olympics, see how far basketball will take me
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Representing Canada in Spain for the U17 world championships
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Pursue basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Still be involved in the sport
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Sonum Sidhu
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 8"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 6 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Fort Richmond Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Fort Richmond Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kyrie Irving
SUMMER GOALS Further develop my skills
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Get ranked
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning bronze at 15U nationals
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Sisters
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Mikayla Funk
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 3"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winkler
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Northlands Parkway Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Northlands Parkway Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM DeMar DeRozan
SUMMER GOALS To improve my skills and get a better understanding of the game
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I hope to play on a university team
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making the 2016 Manitoba provincial team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My parents
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I would like to go to university and study kinesiology
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Follow the kinesiology path and find a job I enjoy
TEAM 17U Female
NAME Faith Clearsky
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 10"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Brandon
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Crocus Plains Regional
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Crocus Plains
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Plainsmen
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kyrie Irving / Cavs
SUMMER GOALS Improve on game
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play college ball/wnba
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Getting on varsity team in grade 9
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Coach Hartman
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL College
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Police officer
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