Courting an NBA wish
AWARD NOMINEE FOR STAR
BASKETBALL player Jasper Rentoy might be only 170cm but he hasn’t let his height stop him from reaching for the stars.
The 15-year-old St Clair Wolves point guard has earned a spot on the under-16s Penrith Panthers Division 1 representative side in 2014 and 2015 as well as a starting position for the under-16 NSW representative team for 2015.
But it is Jasper’s commitment to training – eight hours on top of the usual two-hour training with his St Clair team – that has earned him a nomination for a Junior Sports Star award.
St Clair Wolves head coach Thomas Reid said: “Jasper has developed in the club since the under-12s and has worked long hours to reach the level he has.
“For a sport dominated with the mentality that tall players are better, Jasper has proven that smaller players have the same amount of value.
“His dedication to his dreams and the hard work
Junior Sports Star nominee Jasper Rentoy plays basketball for St Clair Wolves and he also has been selected to play for NSW.