Fiji Time: 6:07 AM on Sunday 29 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tilak aims for top spot

Emoni Narawa
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

WESTERN champions, Tilak High School under-19 basketball team is in Suva for business.

The Lautoka-based school will make its Tuckers Ice Cream Fiji Secondary Schools Basketball Championship debut today when it plays Saint John College from Cawaci in Levuka, Ovalau.

Being the top seeded team from the West, Tilak captain Richard Damuyawa said they wanted to stamp their mark this weekend.

"It's the first time we're here, it's a bit nervous but we want to go back giving our best performance and reaching somewhere good in the competition," the 18-year old said.

Facing teams such as Marist Brothers High School, Yat Sen Secondary School and defending boys U19 champions, Latter Day Saints, Damuyawa said defence would win them the title.

"I always advice the boys that offensive win games but defensive game wins championship," the Naitasiri lad said.

"We travelled a long way to be here and we've prepared ourselves very well to face the Suva schools. It's not going to be easy but we will try our best for the school, parents and the Western Division."

Tilak plays SJC at 11.30am at the Vodafone Arena.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61880.5998
JPY 52.941849.9418
GBP 0.32410.3161
EUR 0.42560.4136
NZD 0.71310.6801
AUD 0.66260.6376
USD 0.47860.4616

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 13 for Rio
  2. Manslaughter earns Lali 3 months, 21 days in prison
  3. Man jailed for raping cousin
  4. Police to beef up security at Bati ni Tanoa show
  5. Farmer walks
  6. 10 years for rapist
  7. Fiji Times Online most powerful
  8. FRA: Lack of compliance
  9. TIV Sangam AGM called off amid chaos
  10. Best improved cadet

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tears of joy for Jerry's family Thursday (26 May)
  2. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers Tuesday (24 May)
  3. Ryan gutted Tuesday (24 May)
  4. Hayne, Ryan miss out Wednesday (25 May)
  5. Hayne's Rio barrier Monday (23 May)
  6. Family, friends bid farewell to navy officer Sunday (22 May)
  7. Families live in fear Friday (27 May)
  8. Remains of missionary receives a proper burial 200 years later Friday (27 May)
  9. Life of sacrifice Sunday (22 May)
  10. 7s fans disappointed Thursday (26 May)