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Belize City Primary Schools Basketball Competition opens Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 May 2017 00:00

The 2016-2017 Belize City Primary Schools Basketball competition opened on Wednesday 10th May, 2017, with two games played at the Gateway Youth Centre in Belize City.

This year’s competition will see 11 schools compete in the girls’ tourney while 13 schools will compete in the boys’ competition. The schools in the girls’ competition are All Saints Anglican School, Belize Elementary School, St. Luke Methodist School, Holy Redeemer School, St. Martin De Porres School, Wesley Upper School, Queen Square Anglican School, and St. John Vianney, St. John’s Primary School, Muslim Community and St. Joseph Roman Catholic School. In schools in the boys’ competition are: All Saints Anglican School, Belize Elementary School, St. Luke Methodist School, Holy Redeemer School, St. Martin De Porres School, Wesley Upper School, St. Ignatius School, Queen Square Anglican School, St. John Vianney School, St. John’s Primary School, Muslim Community School, Trinity Methodist School and St. Joseph Roman Catholic School.

In the first game played in the girls’ competition, St. Martin De Porres School won handily over St. Luke Methodist School by the score of 29-0. The top scorer for St. Martin De Porres School was Shantel Flowers with 19 points.

In the boys game played, St. Martin De Porres School also won over St. Luke Methodist School by the score of 35-11. The top scorer for St. Martin De Porres School was Evan Welch with 12 points while the top scorer for St. Luke Methodist School was Andy Flowers with 6 points.

The competition continued on Monday 15th May, with three games on the schedule. In the first of two games played in the boys’ competition, Queen Square Anglican School defeated Trinity Methodist School by the score of 22-19. The top scorers for Queen Square Anglican School were Ian Hinds and Ahmad Matthews with 6 points each, while the top scorer for Trinity Methodist School was Aaron Leslie with 9 points.

In the second game in the boys’ competition, Wesley Upper School won over its sister school St. Luke Methodist School by the score of 12-9. The top scorer for Wesley Upper School was Denver Hamilton with 6 points and the top scorer for St. Luke Methodist School was Denfield Williams with 3 points.

In the only game played in the girls’ competition, Wesley Upper School upended St. Luke Methodist School by the score of 28-0. The top scorers for Wesley Upper School were Liandra Bainton and Courtney Broaster with 12 points each.

The competition then continued on Tuesday 16th May, with three games on the schedule. In the only game played in the girls’ competition All Saints Anglican School defeated Holy Redeemer School by the score of 4-2 The top scorer for All Saints Anglican School was Treya Menzies with 4 points while the top scorer for Holy Redeemer School was Kiana Novelo with 2 points.

In the first game played in the boys’ competition, All Saints Anglican School defeated Holy Redeemer School by the score of 27-15

The top scorer for All Saints Anglican School was Shane Pratt with 16 points while the top scorers for Holy Redeemer School were Jaheed Bodden, Anthony Usher and Lebraun Reneau with 3 points each.

And in the final game of the day which was also in the boys’ competition, St. Ignatius School   defeated Belize Elementary School by the score of 30-27.

The top scorer for St. Ignatius School was Kyle Castillo with 6 points while the top scorer for Belize Elementary School was Eric Williams with 20 points.