Kumasi Girls
Owusu attempts a shot on a drive


The biggest and most important results in the 2019 Sprite Ball Championship were recorded by Mfantsipim School and Kumasi Girls Senior High School.

The two teams emerged winners in the Boys and Girls Divisions respectively in this year’s tournament played earlier today.

Mfantsipim School won its fifth Sprite Ball title thanks to a 35-16 win over West Africa Senior High School (WASS) in the final game.

WASS got off to a very good start thanks to a 6-0 lead but got pegged back by a battling Mfantsipim side that tied the game’s score at eight in the first half.

Several fast break points off costly turnovers from WASS got Mfantsipim to establish a big lead and seal the win.

In the Girls Division, Kumasi Girls got its second straight Sprite Ball title thanks to a 22-14 win over Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School.

Kumasi Girls became the first school in the division to successfully defend its national trophy after Sacred Heart and T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School.

Sprite Ball is Ghana’s biggest high school basketball tournament.

Boys Division
West Africa SHS 29-18 Sekondi College
Prempeh College 20-22 Osu PRESEC
Opoku Ware School (OWASS) 23-18 St. Johns School

St. John’s 18-23 OWASS
Mfantsipim 28-18 Adisadel College

Mfantsipim 24-14 Osu PRESEC
Mfantsipim 35-16 WASS

Girls Division
Accra Wesley Girls 20-8 Nkawkaw SHS
Mfantsiman Girls SHS 27-3 Mawuli SHS
St.Louis 21-9 Shama SHS

Mfantsiman 18-9 St. Louis SHS
Shama SHS 16-14 St. Louis SHS
Kumasi Girls 22-14 Mfantsiman Girls SHS

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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