Rosmini open World Schools Championship with victory


Rosmini College has made a successful start to their campaign at the ISFBasketball World Schools Championship in Crete.

Rosmini playing in Group F, defeated their Bulgarian opponents 74-47 on Saturday, a feature being that all twelve players scored points in the convincing win. Only Taine Murray (10 points) went into double figures although three players scored 8 points (Kainoa Lepou, Reihana Maxwell-Topia and Marvin Williams-Dunn) and Sean Murphy scored 9 points.

After winning the opening quarter 20-10, Rosmini increased its advantage to 37-23 at half-time and 60-32 at the three-quarter mark.

Rozza will face the other two teams in Group F on Sunday facing China in the afternoon preceded by North Macedonia in the morning. Macedonia defeated China 52-44 on Saturday.

Rosmini Head Coach was pleased with the opening performance.

“It was good to get a win but both China and Macedonia will be tougher opponents tomorrow.”

“China is the same team from Beijing that we played last January when they visited Auckland.”

In other news St Peter’s School Cambridge made a winning start in the girls tournament beating Greece 2 58-41.

Rosmini College

Marvin William-Dunn, Jason Mittef, Jayden Boucher, Taine Murray, Thomas Morgan, Tyler Martin, Kainoa Lepou, Cian Emery, Reihana Maxwell-Topia, Sean Murphy, Terence Abdon, Tom Seuren

Head Coach – Matt Lacey, Assistant Coach – Sonny Tuaputa

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