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On Tuesday 15th August, Junior School had a group of 42 students from Year 3 and 4 participate in the 'Hoop Time' Basketball tournament at The Arena, North Geelong.

There were a total of 34 teams playing over three divisions on the day. Although it felt chaotic, the Junior School students did an amazing job, playing four or five games over the day. It was pleasing to see the students display such positive teamwork, effort, attitude and respect towards others in all matches.

All rookie teams achieved successful results. In the 'Future Stars' Division, the Highton Heat lost by 1 point in the Semi-Final, and Highton Giants finished second in their pool. Both teams lost just one game for the day, to the eventual winner in that division.

A huge thank you to Mr Mark Foran and Mr James Johnstone for coaching and helping out on the day. Nick Owusu and Brenton O’Brien did a great job coaching both Future Stars teams. I would like to acknowledge the huge effort by Flora Murdoch, our College's Basketball and Netball Administrator. She organised uniforms, paperwork and equipment for 10 teams and scored all day.

If your child has gained an interest in Basketball, I encourage you to contact Flora to get involved in our College's Basketball program at school. Please see details below.

 

Are you interested in playing basketball for the CC Eagles in our afterschool basketball program?

Come and join us at our normal training sessions, to be held on Monday, August 21st  and Tuesday, August 22nd, Middle School Campus, Sports Aquatic Centre.

The current training schedule is as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 4pm - 5pm:

 

All U14,U16 and U18 Girls

 

 

 

Monday 5pm - 6pm:

 

All U16 Boys

 

 

 

Monday 6pm - 7pm:

 

All U18 Boys and U23 Boys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 4.30pm - 5.15pm:

 

All Prep, 1/ 2

 

 

 

Tuesday 5.15pm - 6pm:

 

All Year 3/ 4

 

 

 

Tuesday 6pm – 7pm:

 

All Year 5/6 and All U14 Boys

 

CC Eagles provide an appropriate level of competition to all our players, with a wide range of levels and age groups - male and female - under the guidance of Head Basketball Coach, Olivia Cameron. Players not attending Christian College are catered for, as well as current Christian College students.

If you or your friends would like to join us at training, you MUST register your interest at f.murdoch@ccg.vic.edu.au

Summer season commences in Term 4 at Basketball Geelong. If you would like an information sheet, this can be emailed to you or will be available at training, the Student Office or the Sports Aquatic Centre.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you or your parents should have any questions.

Nick Rice

Physical Education and Sport Coordinator - Junior School Campus

 

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