Yejide Grammar School Ibadan, Oyo State picked the first semi final ticket in the girls category at the ongoing Western Conference playoffs of the Nestle Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championship.
The Ibadan side defeated Regina Mundi Snr Sec Sch Iwo,Osun State 41-02 to grab the semi-finals ticket with a very bold stance. Also Wesley Girls Snr Sch Lagos State silenced Anglican High School Ado, Ekiti State by 35-20.
In the other matches played, Greater tomorrow Int’l college Akoko, Ondo State defeated Idia college Benin city , Edo State by 15-13, while Ugborikoko Sec Sch Warri,Delta State beat Adedokun International school Ogun State 21-9.
The girls from Oyo state will slug it out with Anglican High Sch Ekiti in the first semi final, while Wesley Girls Snr Sec Lagos will confront Ugborikoko Snr Sch Warri,Delta state in the second semi finals.
In the boys categories, The hardworking, dedicated and disciplined Henson Demonstration school Benin, Edo State recorded a clean sheet in the group stage- beat Greater Tomorrow Intl College Akoko, Ondo state 48-11 in their last game, while Lagos side Ilupeju Grammar defeated Sch Greenland Intl academy Abeokuta, Ogun State by 28-14 to pull through to the semi-final.
The boys semi finals pairing will features Ilupeju Grammar Sch Lagos take on Osadenis Mixed Sec Sch Asaba, Delta state, while Ado Grammar Sch Ekiti State will face Henson Demonstration Sch Benin,Edo State at indoor sport hall of National stadium on Monday.
Culled from Vanguard Newspaper