YMCA-YWCA OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION TEAM OF THE MONTH (April 2017): Canada Topflight Academy Boys' Basketball Team
Team Members: Agak Lual, Nigel Kuma Mintah, Aiden Warnholtz, Khaleem Sarazin, Jackson Bayles, Lual Akot, Muon Reath, Manel Ayol, Aiden Burns, David Mulia, Ricky Houle, Graddy Kanku, Vince Dejala, Coaches Aaron Blakely, Willy Manigat, Alain Cadieux & Director Tony House.
About: The Canada Topflight Academy boys’ basketball team emerged as the first-ever champions of the National Preparatory Association with their triumph at the national championship tournament Mar. 31-Apr. 2 in Mississauga. The first-year ensemble based out of Notre-Dame Catholic High School debuted with 5 consecutive losses before reeling off a streak of 13-straight victories to earn the title. At the national finals, Canada Topflight downed OFSAA ‘AAA’-champion St. Michael’s 82-69 in the quarter-finals, outlasted Toronto Basketball Academy 69-67 in the semis, and then scored a final 105-95 win over London Basketball Academy in the championship game.