Basketball championship heats up with semi-finals and finals

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The regular season of the Interscholastic Basketball Championship (IBC) is coming to an end.

After 5 weeks of competition, the top four teams consisting of two of Pool A and B will compete for the championship starting tomorrow, Thursday, February 25, at 3:30pm at L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium.

In Pool A, Methodist Agogic Centre (MAC) (2-2), the number 1 seed will go up against 2nd seeded St. Joseph Primary School (2-2) at 3:30pm.

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In Pool B, Ruby Labega, the number 1 seed and overall best record holder, not having lost a game at 4-0, will go up against Martin Luther King Jr. School, who is 3-1 and is looking to stay unbeaten and get the chance to reach the finals, at 5:00pm.

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The winners of each game will play in the championship game on Friday, February 26, at 3:30pm at L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium.

Organizers, the Walichi Basketball Association, is encouraging parents, teachers, students and alumni to come out and support these youth who are displaying their talents for all.

The winning school will travel to Curaçao during the weekend of March 10, to compete in the Inter Insulair School Competition versus schools of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao.

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