The finals of the Year 8 Girls Basketball Championships were held at the Wildcats Arena on 3rd February and provided a series of matches with thrilling, close finishes.
In the semi finals form teams Emmanuel and Farnborough were made to work very hard for their victories against Djanogly and Bulwell respectively with only a couple of baskets margin of win in each game.
In the bronze play of match Bulwell really upped their game, and despite some alte second half scoring from Djanogly held on for a 10 – 8 victory to take the bronze medals – a first for girls basketball at Bulwell.
The final saw the top 2 teams play off with Emmanuel taking a strong early lead. In the second half Farnborough dug in and with 1 minute left on the clock had secured a 1 point lead and looked to be heading for the title, but a late late Emmanuel score saw them take the win and the gold medals