Basketball team win cup

Garstang Community Academy/Garstang Giants U16 Basketball team won the Lancashire Cup last night in Bacup against Clitheroe Grammar 94-49.
Garstang Community Academy/Garstang Giants U16 Basketball team won the Lancashire Cup last night in Bacup against Clitheroe Grammar 94-49.

Garstang Community Academy Under 16 basketball team have won the Lancashire Cup.

The squad sealed victory with a 94-49 result over Clitheroe Grammar School.

Coach Gordon Kidd said it has been a remarkable season for the team, who have played unbeaten for eight months of the season.

He added: “They are the best basketball team I have ever personally seen at this level.

“It was entertaining to watch, with opposition parents and teachers applauding our teams baskets at some points.”

John Challioner picked up three dunks and 20 assists 
during the match, with Ellis Couch voted MVP for 44 
points scored.