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Promising start for basketball team

Promising start for basketball team
Tuesday 9th December 2008 by C. Freeman
The Year 12 girls basketball team have played their first fixtures in the Corby and Kettering District League. The Brooke Weston Elites, who train every Wednesday afternoon, won 8 - 4 against Ise Community College but were beaten 16 - 8 by the Southfields side.

Miss Feeley has been coaching the Elites for the last two terms. She said: 'The girls were really strong and gave a great performance for their first match out. The crucial thing in basketball is positioning and tactics. We have also done a lot of work on shooting and accuracy. The team did well to win one of their matches as it is the first time they have played together in the league; it's an encouraging start.'

Emma Jarrold-McCardie said: 'It's fun, we work together as a team on our fitness, do a training session and finish off with a match.'

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