Some of the best up-and-coming talent was on display at the Basketball Tasmania grade five and six tournament at Elphin Sports Centre over the weekend.
In the boys' division one, Sacred Heart Davie proved to be too good against Trevallyn in the grand final 48-40 to be crowned champions.
Xavier Davie starred for the winners as he top-scored for Sacred Heart with 22-points including 10 two-pointers.
Trevallyn's Harry Blyth led all scorers in the game despite being in a losing effort with 30 points including nine two-pointers and three from beyond the arc in an impressive display.
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Sacred Heart Davie impressed throughout the tournament, including a semi-final victory over fellow Sacred Heart side Shelton 53-20. Davie stole the show with 22-points, including 11 two-pointers, to be the most potent attacking force in the semi-final.
Trevallyn edged-out Punchbowl 39-37 to secure their grand final spot where Blyth dominated offensively to notch-up 28 points for the game.
Oscar Turale impressed for Punchbowl in the semi-final with 11 points to lead the scoring for his side.
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In the third-place play-off, Punchbowl Dean was too good for Sacred Heart Shelton 49-21.
Punchbowl's Flynn McKendrick and Turale were a formidable double-act in the third-place play-off and scored 14-points apiece to be the equal highest scorers for the game.
In the girls' division one, Punchbowl overcame Deloraine 41-38 to secure victory in a nail-biting grand final contest.
Aya Cottam starred for her school side as she led Punchbowl's scoring with 23 points for the game.
Cottam's shooting was impressive as she delivered eight two-pointers and two from beyond the arc to demonstrate her unquestionable talent.
Cottam's partner in crime during the grand final was Sophie Dean, who netted six two-pointers in her 14-point game.
Matilda Neate was the key for Deloraine in the final as she tallied up 32 points, including 15 two-pointers, to be a prominent thorn in Punchbowl's side all game.
Punchbowl went unbeaten in the tournament's early stages before Cottam (14 points) and Dean (24 points) combined to help their side overcome Sacred Heart in the semi-final 42-16.
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Deloraine's journey to the grand final saw them overcome Riverside Primary School 38-30 where Neate dominated to score 28 points, including 13 two-pointers to lead all scorers.
Sacred Heart Powell overcame Riverside Primary School in the third-place play-off 25-14 with Georgia Freeman leading all players with 11 points in the match to secure bragging rights.
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