Posted on 17 November, 2017 in Sport, Students, Partnerships, Events

Students ready to defend International Basketball Championship

Students ready to defend International Basketball Championship

Darwin High School will again send a Basketball team to the International High School Basketball Championships in Malaysia next month to defend their title as Championship winners from the 2016 competition.

This year, the team is an invitational team consisting of four Darwin High School students who will be joined by students from Darwin Middle School, Taminmin College and Driver Middle School.

The tournament will take place in the first week of December in Kulim a regional town one hour from Penang in the state of Kedah, Malaysia. Darwin High will be the only Australian team amongst sixteen teams from Indonesia, Singapore, India, Philippines, Canada and Malaysia.

The team includes: James Toohey (captain), Will Burton, Jericho Cruz, Lucas Duncan from Darwin High School. Tyler Fanning, Zeb Hantelmann from Darwin Middle School. Logan Law from Taminmin College. Luca Tutty from Driver Middle School and Kayden Malseed from Kennedy College. Darwin High School teacher, Steve McGugan is Coach and Rob Hantelmann is Team Manager.

You can support the team by attending their Musical Bingo Fundraiser event on Saturday 25 November at Darwin High School from 6.30pm to 10pm in the Tank. Tickets are $15, with food and beverages also available for purchase. To book email [email protected].

Darwin High School would like to thank Darwin Family Law and Jayco Darwin for their support of the school's basketball program over the last two years.

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