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Marshland High in West Walton celebrates basketball success

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There has been cause for celebration at Marshland High in West Walton after its basketball teams completed a clean sweep of competition wins.

Years 7 through to 11 all triumphed in the West Norfolk District Tournament, held at King’s Lynn Academy.

After watching their Year 7 counterparts claim victory, it was the Year 8’s B team that saw off all challengers to triumph, winning seven matches and drawing one to take the championship with an impressive 66 points.

The Year 7, 8 and 9 Marshland High School basketball teams
The Year 7, 8 and 9 Marshland High School basketball teams

Top scorers for the team at Marshland, part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust, were Dovydas Vaitiekunas, with 30 points, and Gustavs Jonkus with 22.

The Year 8 A team finished sixth, winning two of their tournament matches, drawing three, and losing three, with Reece Dennis and Joseph Gant named their Players of the Tournament.

Meanwhile Year 9 faced King Edward VII Academy in a challenging final that saw them win 6-2.

Marshland’s Year 10 team beat Kings Lynn Academy 8-0, and the Year 11 players, also playing King Edward VII, won 5-2.

Year 10 students Adam Lukosevicius and Grantas Domku impressed, competing in both their own age category and for the Year 11 side, scoring impressively in both finals for Marshland.

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