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Belmopan Comprehensive High School is National Basketball Champions Print E-mail
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Thursday, 20 December 2012 00:00

Belmopan Comprehensive High School National Basketball ChampionsThe 2012-2013 National Secondary Schools Male Basketball Competition came to an end on Saturday, December 15th, 2012, at the Independence High Schools Basketball Court in Independence Village. Four schools representing the various regions of the NSSSA participated in this championship. The schools are from the north, San Pedro High School, central, defending champions Sadie Vernon Technical High School, from the west, Belmopan Comprehensive High School and from the south, Stann Creek Ecumenical High School.

On Saturday, December 15th, in the male championship game, Belmopan Comprehensive High School defeated Stann Creek Ecumenical High School by the score of 62-49 to regain the national high school basketball title. The top scorers for Belmopan Comprehensive High School were Akeem Watters with 17 points and Kevin Brown with 15 points, while the top scorers for Stann Creek Ecumenical were Quinton Brown with 21 points and Brandon Castillo with 12 points.

In the consolation game, Sadie Vernon Technical High School defeated San Pedro High School to finish this year’s competition with the Bronze medal. The top scorers for Sadie Vernon Technical were Jamal Augustine with 20 points and Lincey Lopez with 15 points.Meanwhile, the top scorers for San Pedro High School were Russell Linarez and Jose Guerrero with 13 points each.

On Friday, December 14th, in the first male game, Belmopan Comprehensive School defeated Sadie Vernon Technical High School by the score of 45-43. The top scorers for Belmopan Comprehensive School were Akeem Watters with 27 points and Felix Requena with 6 points. For Sadie Vernon Technical High School, the top scorers were Lincey Lopez with 14 points and Deon Roches with 8 points.

In game two, Stann Creek Ecumenical High School defeated San Pedro High School by the score of 45-33. The top scorers for Stann Creek Ecumenical were Quinton Bowen and Frank Williams with 12 points each and, the top scorers for San Pedro High School were  Jose Guerrero with 14 points and Russell Linares with 6 points.

At the end of the tournament, Belmopan Comprehensive High School’s Akeem Watters, who scored 44 points, was named the championship Most Valuable Player.