Players in the finals of the senior division at the 2011 All Native Basketball Tournament.

All Native Basketball Tournament over, Prince Rupert denied 1st Place

The finals of the 52nd Annual All Native Basketball Tournament were held on Saturday night. Teams played with obvious passion in front of a thunderous crowds of enthusiastic fans.

Three teams made from Prince Rupert made it into the final games: the Rain in the women’s division, the Tribesmen in the intermediate division and the Coast Hotel team in the masters division. All three team lost the final game and took second place.

Here are the results of the tournament:

Women’s Division:

Division Winner: Kitimaat Haisla Ladies

Final Game: Kitimaat 63 – Prince Rupert 59

MVP: Adelia Paul

All Stars

Prince Rupert: Tricia Helin, Kristin Helin

Kititmat: Mirnada Ross, Kaitlynn Stewart

Gitwinksihlkw: Samantha Azak, Mariyah Tait

Metlakatla: Judy Carlick-Pearson, Denise Wilson

Bella Bella: Shayla Schooner

Intermediate Division

Division Winner: Kitimaat Junior Warriors

Final Game: Kitamaat 76 – Prince Rupert 63

MVP: Daniel Metz

All Stars

Prince Rupert: Adrian Robinson, Glenn Blandov Jr.

Kitimaat: Derrin Metz, Quentin Nyce

North Shore: Graylon Martin, Desmond Pack

Vancouver: Jaime Ross, William Edwards

Skidegate: Matt Gladstone Cole Edinger¬

Senior Division

Division Winner: Hydaburg Haida

Final Game: Haida 92 – Ahousaht 92

MVP: Devon Edenshow

All Stars

Ahousaht: Waylon Swan, Devon Robinson

Hydaburg: George Peratovich, Vinnie Edenshaw

Massett: Chris Campbell, Tyler York

NorthShore: Nate Kirk

Skidegate: Duane Alsop

Masters Division

Division Winner: Bella Bella Heiltsuk Nation

Final Game: Bella Bella 71 – Prince Rupert 63

MVP- Bella Bella’s Mitch Martin

Prince Rupert Coast: Will Sheppard, Jimmy Andreff

Bella Bella: Cliff Starr, Mike Reid

Gitwinksihlkw: George Robinson, Kevin Nisyok

Masset: Willis Parnell, David Hill

Just Posted

LETTER: Keep commercial fishery issues in correct context

Response to letter from Prince Rupert-based commercial fish harvester

Heart of Our City: Sean Carlson gives back as a trailblazer

President of the Kaien Island Trail Enhancement and Recreation Society helps Rupertites get on trail

MVP of the Week: Giving team a try

Lindsay Gidney has taken his passion for team and sport with him around the world

Former Prince Rupert man wanted on kidnapping and extortion warrants

Terrace RCMP requesting public’s help to find Ira Adam Bryant

This Week Podcast — Episode 85

Learn how you could create your own law. MP Nathan Cullen is this week’s guest on Create Your Canada

Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa

Kaden Pickering scored the winning goal in the 3rd period as Chilliwack won their semi-final 3-2.

VIDEO: As floodwaters recede, crews assess the damage to Grand Forks’ downtown

More than four dozen firefighters and building inspectors came out to help

Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup

The Dukes are off to the championship game after downing the Wild 2-1 Saturday at Prospera Centre.

Canada to face U.S. for bronze at world hockey championship

Canada was looking to play in the gold medal game for a fourth straight year, but saw 3-2 loss

Searchers for Vancouver Island father turn focus to Cowichan River

Cowichan SAR joined by many other SAR groups, volunteers now determined to find missing man

Vacationers urged to check for stowaway bats that could carry deadly disease

‘White-nose syndrome’ has killed millions of bats in North America, but hasn’t arrived in B.C. yet

Are B.C.’s gas prices enough to keep you from travelling May long weekend?

Gas prices in B.C. ranging from 125 cents per litre to more than 150 cents

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

Windsor sparkled on a warm spring day as tens of thousands of people jammed its quaint roads

Most Read