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San Antonio Gov’t girls and Wesley Upper boys are Northern Zone primary schools basketball champions

Nationals on Friday at Belize Civic Center

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 5, 2020– Last Friday, February 28, the Northern Zone primary schools basketball championships were held at the Andres Campos Civic Center in Corozal Town, under the auspices of the National Sports Council. The Belize District champions and sub-champions in both female and male joined the top two primary schools from Corozal in a simple knockout format.

Wesley Upper School boys – Northern Zone Primary Schools Male Basketball Champions 2019-2020

Participating primary schools were, from Belize District: Females – (champs) St. John’s Anglican and (sub-champs) St. Martin De Porres; and Males – (champs) Wesley Upper and (sub-champs) Holy Redeemer RC. And from Corozal: Females – (champs) San Antonio Gov’t and (sub-champs) Church of Christ RC.

Below is a summary of games played.

FEMALES – Game 1 – St. John’s Anglican won, 26-4, over Church of Christ RC. Game 2 – San Antonio Gov’t won, 2-0, over St. Martin De Porres. Game 3 (Finals) – San Antonio Gov’t won, 6-4, over St. John’s Anglican.

MALES – Game 1 – Wesley Upper won, 40-3, over Church of Christ RC. Game 2 – Mary Hill RC won, 21-16, over Holy Redeemer FC. Game 3 (Finals) – Wesley Upper won, 61-16, over Mary Hill RC.

Northern Zone champions, San Antonio Government School girls from Corozal, and Wesley Upper School boys from Belize City will join other zone elimination champions from the West and South in the National Primary Schools Basketball Championships 2019-2020 which take place this Friday, March 6, at the Belize Civic Center.

Feature photo: San Antonio Gov’t School girls – Northern Zone Primary Schools Female Basketball Champions 2019-2020

(Information and pictures courtesy William Ysaguirre)


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