BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 2, 2015–The Belize Rural Zone 5 Primary Schools Basketball Tournament was played on Friday, January 30, at the San Pedro Basketball Court.
Participating in the double-elimination Rural Zone 5 Finals were the female (F) and male (M) teams of San Pedro RC School and Holy Cross Anglican School (San Pedro).
In the female category, San Pedro RC won two straight games, 4-2 and 6-2, over Holy Cross Anglican School.
In the male category, San Pedro RC won, 13-8, over Holy Cross Anglican in game 1; but Holy Cross Anglican bounced back to take game 2 by an 8-6 score, thus forcing the deciding game 3.
The male game 3 for the championship saw Holy Cross Anglican again prevailing, this time by a 20-10 score. Christian Orellana led Holy Cross scoring with 10 points.
The stage is now set for the Belize District Finals, which take place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 3, at Bird’s Isle in Belize City.
Representing Belize Rural will be: (F) Burrell Boom Methodist and San Pedro RC; and (M) Burrell Boom Methodist and Holy Cross Anglican of San Pedro.
Representing Belize City will be: (F) Belize Elementary and Holy Redeemer; and (M) St. John Vianney and St. Ignatius.
(Information courtesy Ms. Barbara Cadle, Belize District Sports Coordinator)