The record winners of Ghana’s biggest high school basketball championship Mfantsipim fell to a 14-45 loss to PRESEC-Osu in the opening game of the competition. Defending Champions Wesley Girls High School lost 20-23 to Accra Wesley Girls.
However, teams have clinched wins to restore pride to the region with former winner St. Augustine’s College beating T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School 31-16.
Augustine’s recovered from a sluggish start where both teams exited the court for a timeout with the Ahmadiyya leading the score2-1.
Adisadel College won its first matchup of the competition with a comfortable 30-18 win over Mawuli Senior High School.
The team’s win coupled with defending champions Opoku Ware School’s 27-38 loss to surprise package Sacred Heart Senior High puts the Cape-Coast side in line for a quarter final spot.
In the female division, Aggrey Memorial Zion Senior High beat Nkawkaw Senior High 24-17.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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