1ST Buccieri Memorial Inter School Basketball Tournament signed off in grand style
The First 1ST Buccieri Memorial Inter School Basketball Tournament concluded on 28th May, 2018. In the Boys’ category Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Rongkhon lifted the trophy defeating Government Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Tura. In the girls’ category St. Xaviers’ Secondary School, Tura beat Don Bosco Higher Socondary School convincingly to win the inaugural tournament.
Mr. Rupert M Sangma, MDC from Tura constituency was the Chief Guest while Shri Jaspaer P Sangma, DSO and President of Don Bosco Alumni was the Guest of Honour. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest was all praise for the school authorities for organising the timely tournament to enable students to engage themselves in Sports and Game, particularly basketball. While calling upon the students from the region not to shy away from completion and basketball is certainly a challenging game, physically and tactically, he said. Congratulating the winners he urged them to carrying on developing their skills of the game.
The Guest of Honour expressed his joys to witness the thrilling matches between the competing teams in the finals. While congratulation the triumphant teams, he encouraged the runners up and those who did not reach the final not to give up. While promising his support for the annual tournament, he noted that sports persons from Garo Hills need to work hard so that the can compete at the state and national level. Schools can be nursery for all sports and games he concluded.
The Chief Guest presented the trophy to winners, the most valuable players and players of the match while the Guest of Honour handed over the trophies to the runners up.