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Natabua High School Spring Big Surprise

  Natabua High School caused the biggest upsets in the Tuckers Fiji Secondary School Basketball Championship yesterday. They toppled Marist Brothers High School and Suva Grammar School at the Multipurpose
16 Aug 2016 11:31
Natabua High School Spring Big Surprise
Marist Brothers High School against Natabua High School yesterday at the Multi-purpose Court, Lautoka. Photo: Arishma Devi-Narayan

 

Natabua High School caused the biggest upsets in the Tuckers Fiji Secondary School Basketball Championship yesterday. They toppled Marist Brothers High School and Suva Grammar School at the Multipurpose Courts in Lautoka.

The Lautoka school overcame MBHS 21-14 and then went on to outplay SGS in the boys Under-19 division, winning 34-18.

Yat Sen Secondary School also came off the block with wins over Shri Vivekanand College of Nadi 25-23 in a close encounter and thrashing Ratu Navula College of Nadi 21-2. John Wesley College the defending champions in this grade are not taking part.

In the girls U19 division, only three games were played as at 5pm with Suva Grammar School and Latter Day Saints recording powerful wins over their opponents.

Tournament co-ordinator Conrad Fox said YSS, LDS, MBHS and NHS look the teams to beat in this championship.

A total 67 games have been scheduled and the last game was due to start at 9pm last night, highlighting the number of games and teams taking part, even with four courts available.

“This is the first time the championship has been moved to Lautoka and the Lautoka City Council has helped tremendously in seeing that everything was in order,” Fox said.

 

Results

U19 Boys: YSS 25 – SVC 23, NHS 21 – MBHS 14, SVC 20 – RNC 0, NHS 34 – SGS 18, YSS 21 – RNC 2, RNC 20 – Central College 0; U19 Girls: JNC 7 – ACS 3, SGS 16 – SVC 2, LDS 21 – JNC 0; U17 Boys:  NHS wbd RNC, ISS 20 – GHS 11, Ba Pro 13 – NMC 15, JNC 18 – NHS 11, YSS 25 – Ba Provincial Freebird College 10, LDS 8 – GHS 6, MBHS 11 – NMC 7, SJC 10 – SGS 5, LDS 29 – SVC 10, MBHS 8 – YSS 4; U17 Girls: SGS 12 – YSS 3, JNC 12 – SVC 10, LDS 36 – SJC nil, JNC 16 – ACS 6, LDS 17 – SJSS 7, SJSS 23 – SGS 15, SVC 10 – JAS 6, GHS 10 – JAS 3, ACS 8 – JAS 4; U15 Boys: SGS 20 – SVC 17, MBHS 12 – LDS 11, LDS 22 – JWC 17, YSS 13 – SGS 8, JWC 23 – GHS 12; U15 Girls: SGS 12 – YSS 3, SGS 15 – LDS 6, LDS 16 – JAS 4

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

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