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Golden day for teenager.

BABLAKE School pupil Peter Cusack was part of the victorious England Central Wheelchair Basketball team who won gold in the 2014 Sainsbury's UKSCHOOL K SCHOOL Games. The 15-year-old was one of the youngest members of the squad, but he played a part in all of the matches. England Central won its pool games. convincingly, against Northern Ireland and England South, then went on to beat Wales in the semi-final.

The final was against last year's winners England North and despite Central opening up a small lead in the early stages of the match, the scores remained close for the majority of the fixture.

| An incredible final quarter though, with stunning performances at both ends of the court, saw Central avenge entral avenge the 2013 final defeat, winning the 2013 final defeat, winning 50-29. The UKSCHOOL Games, School Games, K held in Manchester, is a multi-sport event for the UK's elite young athletes of school age.

The competition, which involved about 1,600 of the nation's finest young sports nation's finest young sports stars, re-enforces the experience of the Olympic and Paralympic Games complete with opening and complete with opening and closing ceremonies.

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
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Date:Oct 14, 2014
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