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St. Martin De Porres Primary School boys are the National Primary Schools Basketball champions Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 00:00

The 2016-2017 National Primary Schools Basketball competition came to an end on Friday 3rd November, 2017, with the championship games played at the St. John’s College Gymnasium.

The schools that competed in the boys’ competition were Corozal Methodist School (Corozal Town), San Francisco School (Orange Walk Town), St. Martin De Porres School (Belize City), Faith Nazarene School (San Ignacio Town), Forest Home Methodist (Toledo) and Holy Family School (Hopkins Village).

In the boys’ championship game, St. Martin De Porres Primary School defeated San Francisco Roman Catholic School by the score of 43 - 12 to become the National Primary Schools Basketball Champions. The top scorer for St. Martin De Porres Primary School was Kentrell Marshall with 18 points while the top scorer for San Francisco RC School was Jamar Higinio with 4 points.

In the consolation game, Faith Nazarene Primary School defeated Holy Family RC Primary School by the score of 13-8. The top scorer for Faith Nazarene Primary School was Christopher Waight with 6 points and the top scorer for Holy Family RC School was Amaad Arana with 3 points.

In the first game of the semi-finals, San Francisco RC Primary School defeated Faith Nazarene Primary School by the score of 16-10. The top scorer for San Francisco RC Primary School was Myron Bethancourt with 5 points while the top scorer for Faith Nazarene Primary School was Ajay Pate with 4 points.

In the second semi-final game, St. Martin De Porres Primary School defeated Holy Family RC School by the score of 39-20. The top scorer for St. Martin De Porres School was Kentrell Marshall with 13 points, while the top scorer for Holy Family RC School was Paul Bradley with 9 points.

In the first game of the boys’ competition, Faith Nazarene Primary School won over Forest Home Methodist School by the score of 28-12. The top scorer for Faith Nazarene Primary School was Henry Escobar with 9 points while the top scorer for Forest Home Methodist School was Gregory Locario with 6 points.

In game two, St. Martin De Porres Primary School defeated Corozal Methodist School by the score of 22-12. The top scorer for St. Martin De Porres Primary School was Kentrell Martinez with 8 points while the top scorers for Corozal Methodist School were Ian Velasquez and Darivon Gillett with 3 points each.

In game three, Holy Family Primary School defeated Forest Home Methodist School by the score of 28 - 11. The top scorers for Holy Family Primary School were Amaad Arana and Paul Bradley with 5 points each. For Forest Home Methodist School, the top scorer was Irvin Baezer with 5 points.

In the fourth game of the boys’ competition, St. Martin De Porres Primary School defeated San Francisco RC Primary School by the score of 22-14. The top scorer for St. Martin De Porres Primary School was Chris Humes with 7 points while the top scorer for San Francisco Primary School was Adrian Gillett with 7 points.

In game five, Faith Nazarene Primary School defeated Holy Family RC Primary School by the score of 25 - 15. The top scorer for Faith Nazarene Primary School was Avant Moody with 7 Points while the top scorer for Holy Family School was Paul Bradley with 9 points.

And in the final game regular competition, San Francisco RC Primary School defeated Corozal Methodist School by the score of 21-9. The top scorer for San Francisco RC School was Myron Bethancourt with points while the top scorer for Corozal Methodist School was Ian Velasquez with 8 points.

At the end of the competition, Kentrell Marshall of St. Martin De Porres Primary School was named the Most Valuable Player of the competition.

We say congratulations to all the student-athletes that competed in the championship.