A belated but undiluted congratulations to the Kearsney College U16A basketball team, who won all 7 of their matches on their way to winning the U16 Tournament held at Michaelhouse last month before clinching yet another prestigious tournament a week later.
Feature photo caption: The victorious Kearsney College U16A basketball team at the Michaelhouse tourney.
The following weekend, the Kearsney College U16A side repeated the winning process in Johannesburg.
The St Stithians College U16 basketball tournament saw the Kearsney U16A basketballers beating St Alban’s College of Pretoria 41-35 in the final.
The Kearsney U16A basketball team beat St Stithians College, St Benedict’s, the International School of SA, Westville, St John’s College and Michaelhouse on their way to the finals.
It has been an outstanding first term for the Kearsney U16A basketballers, recording the following results:
21 Jan vs St Charles won 38-13
22 Jan vs Hilton won 38-30
29 Jan vs Claremont won 45-28
The members of the Kearsney U16A team that won the tournament at Michaelhouse were Tshepiso Mokoena, Reabetswe Sithole, Ntsika Mfayela, Matthew Shepherd, Connor Grenfell, Motheo Ramoriting, Gareth Fly, Kemani Mabaso, Luca Borrageiro, Gregor Campbell, Ayanda Jackson and Iviwe Shongwe.
30 Jan vs DHS won 21-18
30 Jan vs Michaelhouse U16B won 29-13
30 Jan vs Maritzburg College drew 23-23
30 Jan vs St Charles won 28-9
30 Jan vs Hilton won 25-12
30 Jan vs Northwood won 23-15
30 Jan vs Maritzburg College won 29-25 (Michaelhouse tournament final)
30 Jan vs Libros Northern Combined won 69-5
5 Feb lost 35-32 to Northwood
The victorious Kearsney U16A basketballers at the St Stithians College tournament were once again Tshepiso Mokoena, Reabetswe Sithole, Ntsika Mfayela, Matthew Shepherd, Connor Grenfell, Motheo Ramoriting, Gareth Fly, Kemani Mabaso, Ayanda Jackson, Luca Borrageiro (capt), Gregor Campbell and Iviwe Shongwe.
11 Feb lost 22-18 to St Stithians
11 Feb vs St Benedict’s won 29-12
12 Feb vs International School of South Africa won 32-15
12 Feb vs Westville won 36-15
12 Feb vs St John’s College won 32-24 (quarter-final)
13 Feb vs Michaelhouse won 33-21 (semi-final)
13 Feb vs St Albans won 41-35 (St Stithians tournament final)
26 Feb vs Westville won 31-19
And one game to go in the first term, at 2.30pm Thursday, 3 March 2022 against Clifton away at Riverside.
Kearsney U16A team vs Clifton
Tshepiso Mokoena, Reabetswe Sithole, Ntsika Mfayela, Matthew Shepherd, Connor Grenfell, Motheo Ramoriting, Gareth Fly, Kemani Mabaso
Coach: A Ntshingila
Well done to the Kearsney U16A basketball players and their coaches.