Jets up for awards

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Two Sunbury Jets players have been nominated as finalists for the Big V senior championship all-star five and most valuable player awards.

Ish Sanders will be going for a second straight most valuable player award in the men’s championship division.

Sanders is averaging more than 28 points per game, the second most in the division and has been a key reason for the Jets going deep into finals.

Trevon Clayton is in the running for a second straight defensive player of the year award. Clayton is averaging 11.56 rebounds a game.

Ida Andersson has been nominated for the women’s awards for her strong season.

After missing games early in the season due to injury, Andersson averaged 14 points and 3.28 assists a game.

Andersson will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of her former teammate, Maria Steen Jespersen, who won the award last year.

Chloe Hildebrand has been nominated for the championship youth player of the year award in her first season at the club.

She averaged 12.74 points per game and a team high 4.37 assists per game.

Emily Conn had been named for the defensive women’s championship player of the year. She averaged 2.29 steals per game.

Meanwhile Owen Stephens and Daniel Salvatore are up for the all-star five and most valuable player awards in youth league men 2.

Stephens sits second on average points per game, with 23.09, while Salvatore averaged 12.46 points and 10.54 rebounds rebounds per game.

Youth league coach John De Jonge has also been recognised with a nomination for youth league 2 men’s coach of the year.