National Sports Council’s Basketball


They came so close last year but fell short. However, this time around Springer Memorial girls went all the way to capture the National Sports Council’s Wanda Agard Belgrave Basketball Championship, defeating Combermere 46-43 in the final.

Former champions Queen’s College denied the girls from Government Hill last year but a much fitter looking Springer side with the likes of Rene Burke who was named the final’s Most Valuable Player, recovered from third and fourth quarter deficits to achieve a thrilling victory at the Barbados Community College. The score after the first three quarters was 10-16, 20-21 and 37-34.

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