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School Sport: Oaks Park dunk rivals

PUBLISHED: 11:00 12 February 2015

Oaks Park's year 12 basketball squad face the camera

Oaks Park's year 12 basketball squad face the camera

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Basketball squads enjoy lots of success

Oaks Park's year 11 basketball squadOaks Park's year 11 basketball squad

Oaks Park pupils have been enjoying plenty of success on the basketball courts of Redbridge recently.

The year seven girls’ squad proved too strong for their Valentines High School rivals, running out convincing 56-8 winners.

Oaks Park played extremely well from the start, making lots of interceptions and turnovers, resulting in an emphatic win.

Player of the match as chosen by Valentines was Iman Chekkour, while Makfire Ajeti finished as Oaks Park’s top scorer with an impressive 22 points.

Oaks Park's year seven girls basketball squadOaks Park's year seven girls basketball squad

Oaks Park: Iman Chekkour, Makfire Ajeti, Mirriam Nayya, Roxie Smart, Ninuja Uthayakumar, Tanya Ssebana, Maryam.

The year 10 boys recorded a 38-22 win over Seven Kings in the Redridge League and edged past Wanstead by a 44-43 margin in the cup quarter-finals to set up a tie with Forest Academy.

The year 11s beat Chadwell Heath Academy 41-29 in their cup quarter-final, meanwhile, and the Sixth Form squad eased to a 53-12 triumph over Beal to set up a semi-final meeting with Chadwell Heath or Mayfield.


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