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Opoku Ware, Wesley Girls win Sprite Ball tenth anniversary - Dec 30, 2016


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Opoku Ware School and Wesley Girls High School have won the Sprite Ball Championship's tenth anniversary edition in the boys and girls divisions respectively. Opoku Ware beat record winners Mfantsipim School 27-25 in the final game surviving a late onslaught in the second half.

The former led 19-9 at half time but its lead was overturned in the subsequent half by a rampaging Mfantsipim side. However a three point play from Opoku Ware's Amuzu Harris was the difference maker in the game.

St. John's School beat Pope John School 23-16 to win third place.

In the girls division, Wesley Girls High School beat Kumasi Girls Senior High School 6-4 in the final game as dethroned champion Aggrey Memorial Mount Zion School beat Mamfe Methodist Senior High School 26-10. Below is a full list of results on the final day of three day competition:
Championship caliber results determine Sprite Ball on Final Day

Results on the final day of the Sprite Ball Championship's tenth anniversary edition proved crucial in making Opoku Ware School the first Ashanti Region representative to win the boys division. Opoku Ware beat Mfantsipim School 27-25 to win the tournament.

In the girls division, Wesley Girls Senior High School beat Kumasi Girls Senior High School 6-4 to win the competition after returning from a four year absence. Below is a full list of results on Sprite Ball Day 3:

Boys Division

Quarter Finals

St. John's School 32-23 Mawuli Senior High School
Pope John Senior High 21-15 St. Augustine's College
Opoku Ware 25-13 Sacred Heart Senior High School
Mfantsipim School 26-6 GSTS

Semi Finals

Mfantsipim School 37-8 Pope John

Opoku Ware School 27-21 St. John's School

Third place Game

St. John's School 23-16 Pope John Senior High

Final Game

Opoku Ware School 27-25 Mfantsipim School

Girls Division

Semi Finals

Kumasi Girls Senior High 19-12 Mamfe Methodist Girls Senior High School
Wesley Girls Senior High 15-9 Aggrey Memorial Mount Zion

Third place Game

Aggrey 26- 10 Methodist Girls
Wesley Girls 6-4 Kumasi Girls

  



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