Willemstad:—- The Interscholastic Basketball Championship (IBC) selection team displayed great skill and talent throughout the tournament and were undefeated to become the 2016 champions.
The team consisted of 6 students of IBC champs Ruby Labega Primary School and 4 students of IBC sub champs St. Joseph Primary School where they travelled to Curacao on Thursday March 10th to play against Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao primary schools.
In the first game, St. Maarten went up against Aruba and won 17-8. Ismael Gumbs was the leading scorer with 12 points. St. Maarten later faced Bonaire and won 18-8. St. Maarten then faced Curacao and won, remained undefeated in the tournament and was declared Interinsulair 2016 champs. Displaying his talent that was shown in the local Interscholastic Basketball Championship (IBC) organized by Walichi Basketball Association Ismael Gumbs shined also in Curacao and was named the MVP of the tournament.
The Walichi Basketball Association would like to congratulate these young talented boys in representing St. Maarten in Curacao, performing well, showing sportsmanship and ultimately winning. Thanks goes out to Heavenly Water, Department of Sports and FDDK in Curacao for making this trip possible. The delegation will be arriving on Sunday March 13th 2016.
Source: St. Martin News Network IBC Selection Team are InterInsulair 2016 Champs.