Girls UA Rise

Season Begins in March

Team Overview

In 2024, we are excited to announce that NBBA will be participating on the Girls Under Armour Rise Circuit! The Girls UA Rise is a complimentary circuit to the GUAA, focusing on high-level competition and exposure to college coaches as its core purpose. The league consists of three age groups: 17U, 16U, and 15U. There are two league sessions with the season culminating at the Girls UA Rise Championships in July.

2024 17U UA Rise Roster

#3 Kate Townsend 5’8 G (Santa Rosa HS – 2025)

#12 Maya Saibel 5’7 G (Redwood – 2025)

#13 Dylan Zapolski 5’6 G (Justin Siena – 2026)

#21 Jocelyn Gigounas 5’9 G (Marin Catholic – 2025)

#23 Jordan Washington 6’0 F (Justin Siena – 2025)

#24 Sienna Frazier 5’10 F (Marin Catholic – 2025)

#32 Brooke Denler 6’0 C (Redwood – 2026)

#33 Amelia Thomas 5’6 G (Marin Academy – 2025)

Coach: Kayden Korst

Director: Zach Borello

  • Participation on a Girls UA Rise Team means there is a commitment to traveling throughout the country during the spring and summer seasons. We will be traveling to all three (3) Girls UA Rise Sessions, as well as one (1) other tournament in early June. Dates and Locations are¬†below
    • April 19 – 21: UA Rise Session 1 (Manheim, PA)
    • June 1 – 2: Heat Check (Ladera Ranch, CA)
    • July 14 – 16 UA Rise Session 2 (Indianapolis, IN)
    • July. 19 – 22: UA Rise Championships (Hamilton, OH)
  • All travel is paid for by each player’s family.¬†Travel costs are NOT included in the season dues.

Costs for the UA Rise teams cover tourney entry fees, gym rental, liability insurance, coaching stipends, equipment and all administrative costs.


Tournament Schedule


DateTournament/LocationNCAA Certified
April 6 - 7
Sat - Sun
Spring Hoops Challenge (East Bay, CA)
Presented by Jalen Green Elite, Lakeshow, NBBA and NorCal Elite
April 13 - 14
Sat - Sun
Best of the West (Roseville, CA)
Presented by Select Events Basketball
April 19 - 21
Fri - Sun
UA Rise Session 1 (Manheim, PA)
Presented by Under Armour Next
NCAA Certified
May 4 - 5
Sat - Sun
Spring Invitational (Oakland, CA)
Presented by Hype Her Hoops
May 17 - 19
Fri - Sun
Spring Live NorCal (Roseville, CA)
Presented by Hype Her Hoops
NCAA Certified
June 1 - 2
Sat - Sun
Heat Check (Ladera Ranch, CA)
Presented by Hype Her Hoops
July 12
West Coast Clash (Oakland, CA)
Presented by Hype Her Hoops
NCAA Certified
July 14 - 16
Sun - Tues
UA Rise Session 2 (Lebanon, IN)
Presented by Under Armour Next
NCAA Certified
July 19 - 22
Fri - Mon
UA Rise Championships (Hamilton, OH)
Presented by Under Armour Next
NCAA Certified

NBBA Alumni at the Next Level

First NameLast NameSchoolDivisionYearHS / Previous SchoolsHS Class
KatherinePodollMacalester CollegeD3Archie Williams2017
ZoeStachkowskiCal Poly SLOD1Redwood HS / Irvine Valley2018
CamrynFigueroaDominican UniversityD2Cloverdale HS2018
ShastaParkerCal State San MarcosD2San Marin HS / University of Portland2018
JuliannaCampasChapman UniversityD3Novato HS2018
KaydenKorstCal State San MarcosD2San Domenico2019
GabbyBeltranLewis & ClarkD3Redwood HS2019
NicoleGleesonNapa Valley CollegeJUCO / D2Vintage HS / Dominican University2019
SherieneArikatSonoma StateD2JuniorPetaluma HS / Occidental College / Santa Rosa JC2020
KylieHorstmeyerUniversity of San DiegoD1JuniorRedwood HS2020
AlexaGreenwoodCal LutheranD3JuniorMarin Catholic2021
MaizyArmstrong-BrownNapa Valley CollegeJUCONapa HS2021
AlexDitizioSanta Rosa JCJUCOSt. Vincent de Paul2021
TaylorIacopiSanta Rosa JCJUCOPetaluma HS2021
RoseNevinSanta Rosa JCJUCOPetaluma HS2021
MajaCykowskaUniversity of Arkansas - Fort SmithD2FreshmanSan Domenico2022
SarahTaitButte CollegeJUCOSophomorePiner HS2022
LailahCareyCal State East BayD2FreshmanSan Marin HS2023
HannahGolanPoint Loma NazareneD2FreshmanThe Branson School2023
JulieMartinezSanta Rosa JCJUCOFreshmanSan Marin HS2023
KeeleyWrightSouthern OregonD2FreshmanSan Marin HS2023