MSSA- Basketball Competition

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.

 


TEAM PHOTOS


RESULTS

GIRLS

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

 

BOYS

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.'