The Holy Heart Highlanders of St. John’s made it a clean sweep of the provincial high school basketball circuit this season with the Highlanders’ girls’ team capturing the all-Newfoundland and Labrador 4A title on home court Sunday.
The championship came two weeks after Holy Heart boys’ team won their 4A banner in Mobile.
The win capped a 32-1 season for the Highlanders girls’ squad, which won the Gonzaga tournament, Keith Keating Memorial, Waterford Valley Legend City Classic, Clarence Sutton Memorial at St. Kevin’s and the Sweet 16 championship.
Their only loss came in a cross-over in the Hall of Fame Cup held earlier this season in St. John’s.
Heart trimmed Holy Trinity Tigers of Torbay 67-62 in a hotly-contested final.
In semifinal play, the Highlanders beat Waterford Valley Warriors 69-57, while the Tigers got past the O’Donel Patriots 62-56.
At the A championship at Belanger Memorial Academy in the Codroy Valley, Dunne Academy of St. Mary’s beat St. Catharine’s Academy of Mount Carmel 59-52 in the final.
Scores from the championship games in the 2A championship at Lakewood Academy in Glenwood and 3A tournament at Stephenville High were unavailable.