Gateway beat Royal to win WP ‘A Division’ Basketball Championship

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Gateway College won the U- 20 Western Province ‘A Division’ Basketball Championship beating Royal College, Colombo (31-26) in the final played at the Royal College court.

The Gateway team that remained unbeaten throughout the tournament had stiff competition in almost all the games.

Front row: Kavin De Silva(Assistant Coach), Tharindu Fernando(Coach), Maj. Gen. M.R.U. Bandarathilake (Head of Sports), Dr. Harsha Alles(Chairman), Chenuka Kasthuriarachchi (Captain), Vinita Shenoy(Principal), M.T.M. Fowzan(Basketball Coordinator)
Second row: Chavaan De Costa, Tharin Ranawake, Sairam Prabhakaran, MirteshThurairajah, Dwayne De Mel
Third Row: Nikhil Jayasinghe, Aaron Fonseka, Iqram Iqbal, Avishka Hettearachchi 

The final round games were quite intense as both the semi-final and the quarter-final went down to the wire. At the semis, Gateway beat Maris Stella (51-50). The quarter final saw Gateway beating S.Thomas (34-31). During the early rounds, Gateway beat Dharmapala Vidyalaya – Pannipitiya (59-45) and D.S.Senanayake College( 46-37).

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