Mercy Mounthawk win U-19 basketball title

Published 12/12/2012 | 12:20

Mercy Mounthawk boys win the South West Region under 19 'A' Basketball final in Mounthawk on Monday

MERCY Mounthawk, Tralee made schools basketball history on Monday winning the Under-19 'A' South West Schoolboys basketball title for the first time.

They defeated Castleisland on an empathic scoreline of Mercy Mounthawk 65 Castleisland 31. It was a great team performance by the boys who now move onto the AllIreland League play-offs as a number one seed.

It also boasts well for their Schools Cup semi-final showdown with basketball powerhouse St Malachys of Belfast next Tuesday in the University of Limerick.

The cup was accepted by co-captains Darragh O'Hanlon, Patrick McCarthy and Paul McMahon.

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