BWA Annual Dinner - Award Winners

Basketball WA held its 2011 Annual Dinner on Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency in Perth. Attending by nearly 200 people, the night was a celebration of another great year of basketball in Western Australia. 

Congratulations to everyone who took out awards on the night, a full list of all the winners is below.

Volunteer Awards
Scoretable Official of the Year - Ruth Rogers (Geraldton)
Referee Coach of the Year - John Stone
Statistician of the Year - Richard Grant (Lakeside)
Personality of the Year - Mark Shipley
Volunteer of the Year - Jakie Keepa (Willetton) 

Western Australian Basketball League (WABL) Awards
Go for 2&5 Female Player of the Year - Mikayla Pirini (Willetton)
Go for 2&5 Male Player of the Year - Nathan Smith (Wanneroo)
Go for 2&5 Female Coach of the Year - Robyn Winter (Willetton)
Go for 2&5 Male Coach of the Year - Matt Foster (Willetton)
Go for 2&5 Referee of the Year - Kyle Easther (Wanneroo)

SBL Media Awards
Journalist of the Year - Thomas Davis (Geraldton Guardian)
Electronic Media of the Year - Wanneroo "Wolfpack" Wolves
Best Print Media - Geraldton Guardian
Print Story of the Year - Mark Donaldson (Wanneroo Weekender)
Photograph of the Year - Mick Cronin

Country Awards
Arthur McRobbie Award - Ken Davies (Denmark Basketball Association)
Country Administrator of the Year - Meredith Clarke (Esperance Basketball Association)

SBL Statistical Awards
Best Free Throw Percentage - Matthew Schmechtig 89.50% (Wanneroo) & Leah Rush 85.30% (Kalamunda) 
Best Three-Point Percentage - Joel Questel 47.60% (Kalamunda) & Kara Hargreaves 33.30% (Cockburn)
Best Field Goal Percentage - Jarrad Prue 65.90% (Lakeside) & Marita Payne 53.40% (Perth)
Leader in Blocked Shots Per Game - Tom Jervis 2.7bpg (East Perth) & Marita Payne 3.44bpg (Perth)
Leader in Assists Per Game - Joel Wagner 10.3apg (Perth) & Casey Mihivolovich 7.9apg (Mandurah)
Leader in Steals Per Game - Chris Dodd 3.2spg (Stirling) & Casey Mihovilovich 3.19spg (Mandurah)
Leader in Rebounds Per Game - Jarrad Prue 21.6rpg (Lakeside) & Lavessa Glover 12.46rpg (South West)
Leader in Points Scored Per Game - Adrian Majstrovich 30.04ppg (Perth) & Hailey Dunham 19.21ppg (Mandurah) 

WSBL All-Star Team
Point Guard - Kate Malpass (Willetton)
Shooting Guard - Casey Mihovilovich (Mandurah)
Small Forward - Jasmine Hooper (Willetton)
Power Forward - Leah Rush (Kalamunda)
Centre - Samantha Norwood (East Perth)

MSBL All-Star Team
Point Guard - Ty Harrelson (Cockburn)
Shooting Guard - Luke Payne (Lakeside)
Small Forward - Anthony Lee (Perry Lakes)
Power Forward - Greg Hire (Wanneroo Wolves)
Centre - Tom Jervis (East Perth)

SBL Major Awards
Peter Lucas Medal "Most Improved Referee" - Travis Stewart
Referee of the Year - David Bull
WSBL Coach of the Year - Anthony Fletcher (East Perth)
MSBL Coach of the Year - ANdy Stewart (Lakeside)
Most Improved Female Player - Rosie Tobin (Perry Lakes)
Most Improved Male Player - Damien Scott (Cockburn)
Most Valuable Female Player - Casey Mihovilovich (Mandurah)
Most Valuable Male Player - Anthony Lee (Perry Lakes) 

Photo by Wayne Wright (Wayne Wright Photography)


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