West Hatch High School’s under-14s basketball team have won the Harlow and West Essex District Cup with a 48-44 victory over St John’s School, Epping.
The team was unbeaten in four matches and then recorded the narrow victory in the final held at Passmores Academy in Harlow on Thursday, May 9.
The victorious West Hatch squad is Durell Prempeh, Jaiden Bramwell, Joe Johnson, Brandon Mcdonald, Antoine Milla, John Mavideniz, Antony James, Chibudo Ike, Mahin Ahmed, Zahid Petkar, Benson Maira, Erikas Pleikys and Karl Reading.
West Hatch High School PE teacher Jamie Howell said: “The team have trained hard all year and played excellently throughout all the games.
"During the final which was a close contest all players played their part with captain Antoine Milla leading the charge scoring 19 points followed by the MVP (most valuable player) Durrell Prempeh who scored 15.”
The victorious West Hatch High School under-14 basketball team with the Harlow and West Essex District Cup