The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently sponsored the Paparé Interschool Basketball Championship conducted by ThePapare.com, Sri Lanka’s no. 1 sports hub.
The Boys’ final was won by Maris Stella College, Negombo, beating S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia while St. Joseph’s Girls’ School, Nugegoda, defeated Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya to win the Girls’ final.
Individual awards presented by Commercial Bank’s Dotcom Teen Account were won by Dunal Fernando of S. Thomas’ College and Malshan Rumaiz and Chenura De Alwis of Maris Stella College for being the Best Defensive Player, Best Offensive Player, and the Most Valuable Player respectively, at the Boys’ final.
At the Girls’ final, H. K. Thisari of St. Joseph’s Girls’ School – Nugegoda, Sandrene David of Holy Family Convent Bambalapitiya, and Rashmi Tanya Perera of St. Joseph’s Girls’ School – Nugegoda were awarded the Commercial Bank Dotcom Best Defensive Player, Best Offensive Player and Most Valuable Player titles respectively.
Both matches were played at the Air Force Health Management Center Indoor Basketball courts, and the individual awards were presented by Mrs. Aparna Jagoda – Senior Manager Marketing of Commercial Bank.