St. Joseph’s win Western Province schools’ basketball title
St. Joseph’s College Team
Standing (from left) Methuka Karannagoda,Pavan Perera, Darren Bernard, Damketh Dammalage, Raphael Suraweera, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Adrian Wijewardana, Sandil Seniru, Marlon Lanerolle, Manish Perera.
Seated (from left) Hemal Fernando (Master in Charge), Mareen Abishake (Vice Captain), Rev. Fr. Priyan Thisera (Prefect of Games), Rev. Fr. Ranjith Andradi (Rector), Randima Sooriyarachi (Head Coach), Methika Jayasinghe (Captain) and Shane Daniel (Assistant Coach)
Exhibiting their superiority on the courts St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 emerged undisputed champions in the Western Province Schools Basketball Tournament as they beat Ananda College Colombo in the final.
The tournament was conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Basketball Association after a lapse of three years. The Joes on their way to the finals defeated D.S Senanayake College 48-36 in the preliminaries. In the final round they defeated, Lyceum International School Nugegoda 41-31 (Quarter Finals), Lyceum International School Wattala 43-42 (Semi Finals) and Ananda College (Finals) 67-41