DATES: 19th Jan 2018
YR GROUP: Yr 5
SPORTS LEADERS: Morley Academy
VENUE: Morley Academy
SCHOOLS ENTERED: Gildersome, Westerton, Seven Hills, Birchfield, East Ardsley & Hill Top Primary
On Friday 19th January The Morley Academy hosted the Year 5 Basketball Primary event. The session was led by Kate Unsworth, Director of PE alongside Danny Nelson, Head Coach of The Leeds Force and Chris Desouza, the point guard from the team.
The day began with a number of different ball handling drills and shooting drills before the students embarked on the tournament during the afternoon. Each school represented brought a team of 10 players (5 girls & 5 boys). The school present were Westerton, East Ardsley, Hilltop, Birchfield, Seven Hills & Gildersome.
5th place was Gildersome & Westerton with 7 points
4th place was Hilltop with 8 points
3rd place was Birchfield with 9 points
2nd place was Seven Hills with 11 points
1st place was East Ardsley with 12 points
5th place was Westerton & Seven Hills with 7 points
4th place was Birchfield with 8 points
3rd place was Gildersome with 9 points
2nd place was Hill Top with 10 points
1st place was East Ardsley with 15 points winning all their games .
Kate Unsworth - Head of PE Morley Academy
'It was amazing to have over 60 students participating & playing basketball. Mrs Unsworth would also like to thank the staff & schools who attended as well as the 5 volunteers from The Morley Academy, Lyla Barnaby, Skye England, Jack Sykes & Antonia Opare Amo & Laura Ferguson.'