Helena Graham has returned from Port Macquarie, Australia, with her Under-17 NZ South Rimu Girls teammates following an admirable campaign at the 13th Pacific Coast Slam Basketball Tour.
The 17-year-old’s side were victorious in an epic 62-53 semi final tussle with Western Reds to book themselves a final clash with New South Wales Kookaburras but were unable to bring the trophy back across the Tasman.
The New Zealanders eventually fell to a 67-35 defeat but Graham could take some solace in notching the most individual points in her team and honing her skills under the esteemed tutelage of Burt Tobia.
By JAMES FORD
PHOTO: St Kevin’s College student Helena Graham in action at the Pacific Coast Slam Basketball Tour – SUPPLIED.
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