WINNERS: Division one boys Grand Final – Don College defeated St Patrick’s College. Picture: Basketball Tasmania. Two North-West basketball teams have taken out a statewide competition on the weekend, showing the dominance of Coastal talent once again.
Don College and Marist Regional College were the two most successful teams, taking out the boys and girls championship.
Don College went up against St Patrick’s College in the Division one boys final on Sunday.
The Coastal side were too strong for the Launceston based school in an exciting and high quality game.
Marist Regional College were the victorious team in the Division one girls final.
They went up against Guilford Young College in the decider with the Hobart based side proving to be a challenge.
But the Coastal girls were too strong, making it two wins for the North-West in Division one.
The North-West also had success in the Division two competition as St Brendan Shaw College were victorious in the girls championship.
CHAMPS: Division one girls Grand Final – Marist Regional College defeated Guilford Young College. Picture: Basketball Tasmania.
The girls went up against Launceston’sNewstead College in the final on Sunday and made it three wins out of four for the Coast.
It was all Launceston in the Division two boys competition as Launceston College took the win over Newstead College in the decider which was surely a great rivalry.
Devonport hosted theTasmanian Secondary College Basketball Championships last Saturday and Sunday, with 31 teams competing in 64 games of basketball.
Held by Basketball Tasmania, itinvolved 15 schools from across the state.
They wenthead-to-head for the chance to compete as a state representative side at the National Schools Basketball Tournament held in Melbourne during December.
Representing the North-West wereDon College, Hellyer College, Marist Regional College, St Brendan-Shaw College and Burnie High School.
The two day event gavean insight into national and international basketball leagues, and gave playersthe chanceto improve their skill set.
The championship event wasshared between Coastal venues at the Devonport Basketball Stadium and at the East Devonport Recreation Centre.
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