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    READY TO BOUNCE: From left, Macy Sturrock, Pippa McDonald, Chase Whelan and Isaac Gregor are ready for a basketball marathon at Horsham Primary School. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Primary School shooting hoops in cancer fight

Horsham Primary School pupils will play basketball for about five hours straight at school today to raise money in the fight against cancer.

The youngsters are taking part in a basketball marathon, rotating players for ‘red’ and ‘blue’ teams and ensuring a game is always in progress during the challenge.

Participant Chase Whelan, who has personally raised about $215, said grade-sixers had taken on the task to generate money for Cancer Council’s annual Relay for Life.

“It’s about everyone also getting together and having a great time,” he said.

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