The semi finals of the girls under 15 all island championship took place today at the St. Joseph’s Girls School basketball courts. The two semi finals were played between St. Joseph’s College, Nugegoda v St. Lawrence Convent and Holy Family Convent v St. Bridget’s Convent.
Holy Family Convent v St. Bridget’s Convent
In the first semi final St. Bridget’s beat HFC in a closely contested game. This encounter was a repeat of the Colombo South Zonal Qualifier final which was held in December. SBC came into the match hoping to repeat the win, however this time around HFC came out with all guns blazing to put up a very determined fight led by point guard Onela Dunuwille.
Halftime – HFC 09 – 10 SBC
Fulltime – HFC 18 – 24 SBC
Holy Family Convent – Onela Dunuwille 5 points
St. Bridget’s Convent – Netanya Perera 9 points
St. Joseph’s Girls School v St. Lawrence Convent
In the second semi final St. Joseph’s dominated St. Lawrence in a rematch of the Colombo North Zonal Qualifier final. This result of this match was written from the beginning of the second quarter as St. Lawrence was performing in patches against a very consistent opposition.
Halftime – SJC 34 – 15 SLC
Fulltime – SJC 66 – 27 SLC
St. Joseph’s College – H.K. Thisari 34 points
St. Lawrence Convent – Yuthara Jayanetti 9 points
Final day fixtures – 9th May at St. Joseph’s Basketball Court, Nugegoda
3.00 pm – Third Place Playoff – St. Lawrence v Holy Family Convent
4.30 pm – Championship Final – St. Joseph’s College v St. Bridget’s Convent