Local basketball continues to get
positive news from abroad.
Young Caymanian Davi Cotterell did
the sport proud once again in California.
Cotterell, 18, was the Santa
Clarita Valley’s MVP in last week’s all-star game. The Bodden Town
native won the slam dunk contest and had 10 points and two steals in the
According to reports from the California media,
Cotterell stole the show and left a lasting impression on everyone present.
His athleticism allowed him to pull
off a two-handed reverse-lob dunk and attempt a one-handed, 360-degree windmill
An added feather in Cotterell’s cap
was the fact that he won the dunk contest over much bigger players who were six
feet six inches to six feet eight inches in height.
The six foot, two inch shooting
guard said it was great nabbing all of the recognition.
“That was fun to get out there and
play against the bigger players in the area,” Cotterell said. “Because I play
for a smaller-conference school, it was fun to play with them.”
For the record Cotterell is a
senior at Santa Clarita Christian
School and lives with a host family. He
plays for the Cardinals in the Heritage League of the California Interscholastic