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Coral Academy basketball team wins academic competition

Coral Academy basketball team wins academic competition
Posted at 10:31 PM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 01:31:24-04

The Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas boys basketball team recently showed off more than just their skills in the court but also their skills in the classroom.

The team won first place in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s State Academic Team Championship for the highest overall GPA with an average of 3.70.

The NIAA is a nonprofit organization that serves as the governing body for high school athletics and activities in Nevada. To be eligible to compete, the schools must be members of the NIAA.

Coral Academy won the award over 35 Nevada high school basketball teams. The team's goal is to take on the all-state Academic Team next year where students will be recognized for having a 4.0 GPA the previous semester.