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LDS U15 In Semis

LDS U15 In Semis
The U15 Latter Day Saints team that defeated Grammar by 24-9 in the Tuckers Fiji Secondary School basketball tournament at the Lambert Hall on August 24, 2017. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga
August 25
11:02 2017

 

Latter Day Saints College U15 team has booked a semifinal spot at the Tuckers Fijian Secondary Schools Basketball Championship.

The Tamavua-based side proved too strong against Suva Grammar winning 24-9 in their final pool match yesterday at Lambert Hall, Suva.

The team lost to Marist Brothers High 21-26 in their opening match and defeated Gospel High School 18-11 in their second pool match.

LDS plays International Secondary in the semi-final while MBHS plays Jai Narayan College.

Head coach Lote Qoroya said the players have been sacrificing a lot during the first week of the school holiday.

“The plan now is to improve our performance from the pool rounds. This is knockout stage once we are out, we are out and the boys know it,” Qoroya said.

“These boys have been sacrificing a lot during the Hibiscus Festival week,” he said.

In other semi-final fixtures today in the U15 girls, St Joseph’s Secondary play International Secondary and Suva Grammar takes on Yat Sen Secondary.

In the U17 girls division Adi Cakobau School plays Suva Grammar while St Joseph Secondary plays LDS College.

In the boys division Natabua High plays St John College and Yat Sen Secondary meets Jai Narayan College in the second semi-final.

In the U19 girls division Yat Sen Secondary plays Gospel High while LDS College meets Suva Grammar in the second semi-final.

In the boys division St John College plays Yat Sen Secondary in the first semi-final while Marist will feature in the second semi-final against International Secondary School.

Results:

U15 girls; ISS 14-11 LDS, SGS 23-5 SVC, SJSS 16-5 SVC,

Boys; LDS 24- 9 SGS, MBHS 17-5 Gospel, YSS 10-4 SVC

U17 girls; JNC 18-7 SVC, ACS 20-5 YSS, ACS 14-12 SJSS, JNC 30-11 YSS, LDS 17 – 23 SJC, SGS 24 – 5 SJC

U17 boys; NHS 18-12 LDS, YSS  23-18 MBHS, JNC 17-16 SVC, SJC 26-20 SGS, LDS 23-13 MBHS, YSS 14-11 NHS, SGS 12 – 22 SVC

U19 Girls; ACS 7 – 23 YSS, GHS 12 – 31 SGS, SVC 16 -10 JNC, LDS 13 -19 YSS

U19 Boys; SVC 11 -20 SJC, GHS 10 – 17 MBHS, SGS 21 -13 NHS, YSS 21 – 15 SGS, ISS 28 – 22 LDS, MBHS 33 – 23  NHS, ISS 14 – 16 SVC, LDS 17 – 23 SJC.

Edited by Osea Bola

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