As the group stages closed in the U15 All Island C Division Girls` Basketball Tournament, the pre-quarter final stages are scheduled to be played on the 19th of February 2018. Here`s a complete look at the group stages and who will be playing who in the pre-quarter final stages.
Groups A and C games which were played at the St. Anne’s Basketball court turned up 4 teams for the pre-quarter finals. St. Anne’s emerged champions from the Group A followed up by Visaakha Vidyalaya Colombo and Roya Institute (RI) in third place. RI missed the opportunity in qualifying for the pre-quarters after losing both their matches. Holy Family Convent – Kurunegala, won the two group matches to top the group with Bishop’s College who only won over Good Shepard Convent, had to settle for the second spot.
Groups B and D was played in De Mazenod College Basketball Courts. In the Group B it was an automatic qualification for both teams as there were only two teams in the group. However, CIS Kandy defeated De Mazenood College 32 points to 24 at the end of the 4 quarters, to take top spot in Group B. Gateway College – Kandy and Wicherly International School booked their spots being the winners and runners-up respectively in the group D.
Last four groups E, F, G and H were won by Yashodara Girls School, Maliyadeva College, Holy Family Convent – Wennappuwa and Vembadi Girls School in Jaffna. They managed to win all the matches in their groups while Devi Balika, St. Lawrence Convent, Mahamaya and Horizon emerged runners-up in the respective groups respectively.
The pre-quarters will now be scheduled as follows:
1. St. Ann’s College vs Bishops College
2. Vishaka College vs Holy Family Convent
3. CIS Kandy vs Wicherly International
4. De Mazenood College vs Gateway Kandy
5. Yashodara Balika vs Mahamaya College
6. HFC Wennappuwa vs Devi Balika
7. Maliyadeva Girls vs Horizon International
8. Wembadi Girls High School Jaffna vs St.Laurence