May 30, 2017
Mavisville Preparatory emerged winners of the prep schools division of the Southern Conference mini basketball tournament held at the Breezy Castle courts. Mavisville went unbeaten winning all five games in their division.
Emanuel Christian Academy who won four of their five games, where runner up.
Defending and many times champions Holy Family primary “A” team won the primary schools division defeating Holy Family “B” 18-2 in the primary division after both teams had won their respective zones in the preliminary round.
The tournament was played in a round-robin format in the prep schools division with the schools accumulating the most wins declared the winner. In the primary division the teams were divided in two zones with the winners of each zone meeting in the finals.
A total of 12 schools ( 7 primary and 5 prep) participated in last week’s tournament. Daniel Gardener of Hillel Prep was named MVP of the prep schools division.
Gerald Smith of Holy Family Primary was MVP of the primary division.
The tournament was organized by the Southern Basketball Conference as part of the 2017 Howard McCatty Basketball development outreach program with funds from the Sports Development Foundation and the Jamaica Basketball Association.
photo Captioned :-
– Mavisville prep in royal blue and gold uniform (img_144734.jpg)
– other group photo – Holy Family A
– player in green shirt – MVP primary – Gerald Smith of Holy Family
– player in blue bib – MVP – prep schools, Daniel Gardener of Hillel prep