Team reaches last four in national basketball finals
A BASKETBALL team from the Ashcombe School made it to the finals of a national competition.
The under-15 girls reached the final four of the England Basketball National Schools Competition in Nottingham once again this year.
They won a nail-biting semi-final 54-52 against Priestnall, but lost 49-65 in the final to Northampton School for Girls on Sunday at the Nottingham Wildcats Arena.
To reach the regional rounds the team beat Aylesbury 35-7, Princes Risborough 81-33 and the European School, Oxford 60-24.
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They then played St John's in the regional round, winning 69-40, and Maynard School, Exeter, in the "zonal" round, winning 41-21.