Binoy does star turn for Orions

Darshan (centre) of Young Orions tries to evade NGV’s Achaiah (left) and Vinay in the State Junior basketball tournament on Tuesday. DH photo

Orions looked good from the start as power-forward Darshan (17) scored quickly to help them to narrow a 13-11 first-quarter lead. Orions scored 14 points in the second quarter alone to rush to a 27-15 lead.

NGV, who had a poor second quarter, fared no better in the third as they scored only four points to trail 19-42.

Achaiah (10) tried his hand at reducing the deficit but Orions’ Binoy completed the formalities.

Results: Boys: SAI, Dharwad: 46 (Shabaz 10) bt YFBC, Kolar: 17. HT: 27-5; Rovers, Dharwad: 37 (Muqtadir 10) bt KS Hegde, Mangalore: 18. HT: 23-9; National, Mysore: 39 (Amogh 14) bt YMMA: 26 (Dilip 9). HT: 16-14; Young Orions: 52 (Binoy 24, Darshan 17) bt NGVBC: 29 (Achaiah 10). HT: 27-15.

Girls: Mounts Club: 52 (Sagarika 15, Roshini 11) bt Ambedkar BC: 16 (Deepa 6). HT: 33-11.

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