Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Melville Intermediate Vs. Peachgrove Intermediate

On Tuesday 14th May Melville Intermediate Girls Basketball team went to play at the YMCA in the Hamilton Tuesday night competition.  The team was scheduled to play against a Peachgrove Intermediate Girls team but discovered that we were playing their Boys 'B' team instead.  A close first quarter saw the score 8-8, Peachgrove took a lead into half time of four points, before the third quarter ended up tied again, this time at 22 all.  In the final quarter Melville Intermediate pulled away able to defeat Peachgrove Intermediate 30-24.  We had a couple of players sick, Leseili had a hurt hand so she could only play one handed! These highlights were filmed by Hayley Jade.  Melville Intermediate are in thier red and green top while Peachgrove are wearing the Maroon with gold

Baksetball Vs. Peachgrove 15th May 2013 from myles webb on Vimeo.

Just this week Melville Intermediate has confimed that they are again entering the NZAIMS tournament.   Melville have entered this in Girls Basketball for the past four years.  It is the biggest Intermediate sports tournament in New Zealand - last year there were 160 schools present, including nearly 20 in Girls Basketball.  There were also schools from Australia attending.   Melville Intermediate has made the semi-finals each of the past four years and finished with medals on three of the four occassions, including winning in 2009.  

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