Fatima sweep North Zone Schools Basketball
Sports News Reporter an hour ago Fatima Under-17 basketball captain Jedaiah King attacks the basket. –
Fatima College completed the 2023 Secondary Schools North Zone Basketball season in style on Thursday with their third title.
Fatima’s U17 side went unbeaten to add that trophy to their bulging 2023 cabinet.
At Mandela Park in St Clair, Fatima College defeated Mucurapo East 37-21, led by their captain and national U-16 point guard Jedaiah King who had a game-high 16 points. He had assistance from William Francis, who scored 11 points, to assist Fatima College to what is being called their best season in basketball history, going undefeated in all three age groups (U-15, U-17, U- 20) gone.
CHAMPS: Fatima College’s under-17 basketball team. –
According to Garvin Warwick, head coach at Fatima College, “the achievement is one that the school and the players will remember for the rest of their lives. Their hard work throughout the year has paid off. Our goal was to play as a team, defend as a team and win as a team.”
Fatima College hopes to carry the victory in the National Championships. Fatima’s U17 team will now join Pleasantville Secondary, Holy Cross College and Bishop High School of Tobago at the National Championships in April.
In the third-place playoff game, South East Port of Spain defeated Belmont Secondary 45-36 with Kaseem Prince scoring a game-high 24 points.
Fatima secured the U15 title with a 63-16 win over QRC on Wednesday. Fatima College jumped out to an early ten-point lead in the second game of the night and never looked back. Fatima College showed why they were undefeated all season with the overall scoring of Idriis Martin with 16 points, William Francis with 16 points and Yeshowah Campbell Smith chipping in with 13 points.
Warwick praised his team for their commitment to the program and confidence in his system. “I’m grateful to have the opportunity to be around this special group of kids and help them achieve their goals. I’m grateful to the college and the students who continue to trust my leadership, which is a huge part of coaching .
Idriis Martin of Fatima College attacks the QRC defense in the Secondary Schools North Zone U15 final. –
“Looking forward to what the future holds for these young men on and off the court.”
Fatima’s under-15s join Signal Hill Secondary School, Pleasantville Secondary and Holy Cross College in the Under-15 National Schools Basketball Championships in April.
In the third place playoff game, St Mary’s College defeated South East Port of Spain 34-28, led by Joshua Knox’s 13 points.
The U20 competition was played in a league format with Fatima proving a class above the rest.