The Sri Lanka Schools Under 17 Basketball tournament was held on Friday, the 16th of September.
The College Team led by Methika Seelanathakuruppu took part in this tournament which was held at the St.
Joseph’s College Basketball Court in Maradana.
In the first game of the tournament, the College Team took on the Under 17 team of Nalanda College,
Colombo. From the start, the game took was very competitive and kept the spectators on the edge of their seats till the very last second.
In the end, Nalanda College managed to emerge victorious by 7 points. They scored a total of 47 points with the Thomian side scoring only 40 points. Due to this defeat, the Thomians were knocked out of the tournament and weren’t able to qualify for the provincials, but nevertheless throughout the entire game, true sportsmanship was on display from both teams.