18TH NESTLÉ MILO SEC SCH B’BALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Government secondary school,Abuja wednesday thrashed Crowther Memorial college Lokoja, Kogi
state 40-36 in their first match at the ongoing Milo Secondary school basketball championship at Indoor Sports hall of Asaba Township Stadium.
The three quarters of the game saw a well contested match as the results read, 11-11, 7-9 and 11-11,before FCT pulled off in the final quarter to beat Kogi 40-36 point.
In the other match played, Osadenis Mixed Secondary school Asaba, Delta state prevailed over Henson Demonstration Sch., Benin City Edo state out-dunking them by 35-23 baskets in an exciting match.
In the Girls category, in Group A, defending champions, St.Jude Girls Sec Sch Amarata Bayelsa state confirmed their supremacy over Yejide Girls Grammar school Ibadan, Oyo State with an emphatic 30-12 points to progress to the next stage of the championship.
St.Jude girls coach, Tony Nelson, commended the girls for their resilience and what he described as a job welldone, “We are taking each game as it comes as we work towards the title defence.
In the second game played, Wesley Senior Secondary School Lagos defeated Government Secondary School Numan Adamawa by 43-9 points.
In today’s games, Benue will slug it out with Adamawa, while Oyo will confront Kogi in the Girls category.
In the girls’ cadre, Benin will meet Adamawa,while FCT will clash with Cross Rivers State at the Indoor Sport Hall of Asaba Stadium.
The big finals come up on Saturday.