Three’s a magic number for BGS basketballers

Zurna Olali in action for BGS.
Zurna Olali in action for BGS.

BOSTON Grammar School’s under 15 basketballers took part in the Federation of International Basketball Associations Europe three-on-three competition - played at the Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield.

New FIBA Europe records for the number of teams participating (197) and games played (371) were set by England Basketball at the tournament.

The boys won all their group games, against sides from national league clubs.

They beat the Original Saints 9-4, 10-4, and Cheshire Jets 9-7, 8-6.

However, they narrowly lost 6-5 in the semi-final to eventual winners Young Heroes.