Joes bag Western Province basketball title beating Ananda | Sunday Observer

Joes bag Western Province basketball title beating Ananda

2 October, 2022

Standing from left: Methuka Karannagoda, Pavan Perera, Darren Bernard, Damketh Dammalage, Raphael Suraweera, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Adrian Wijewardana, Sandil Seniru, Marlon Lanerolle and Manish Perera Front row from left: Hemal Fernando (master in charge), Mareen Abishake (vice captain), Rev. Fr. Priyan Thisera (prefect of games), Rev. Fr. Ranjith Andradi (Rector of St. Joseph’s College), Mr. Randima Sooriyarachi (coach), Methika Jayasinghe (captain) and Shane Daniel (assistant coach)

St. Joseph’s College after a fine display of basketball emerged undisputed Champions in the Western Province National Schools Tournament, scoring an emphatic victory over Ananda College in the final.

The tournament was conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Basketball Association for boys and girls and was revived after a lapse of three years. The Joes on their way to the final defeated D.S Senanayake College 48/36 in the preliminaries. In the final round of matches they defeated Lyceum International School Nugegoda 41/31 (quarter finals) and Lyceum International School Wattala 43/42 (semi finals).

In the final they beat and Ananda College 67/41.