The Ministry of Education Elementary School Basketball Tournament for central schools concluded yesterday with Koror Elementary School (KES) earning the victory over Meyuns Dolphins during the championship game.
Meyuns won over SDA School in overtime during the semi finals to earn their spot in the championship game and then played a sensational game with KES in the championship game whereas the game went into overtime with scores tied at 37 a piece at the end of regulation time. Both teams struggled to score as they both shifted into high defensive gear. Koror managed to sneak two shots past the tight meyuns defense while meyuns only scored one. Koror wins with the final score of 41-39. Koror will now have to face the champions of the non central schools, Peleliu Elementary School, to determine the national basketball champion for this school year.