SAI score over JSC

SAI score over JSC

Ronak of JSC tries to thwart Abhishek of SAI (left) from scoring on Thursday. DH PHOTO

Leading handsomely by 19 points (37-18) at half-time, SAI boys hardly let the momentum slip to storm into the semifinal league stage. Abishek was ably supported by Mayur Bhatt, who basketed 17 points, to help Hostelers register a stunning victory.

Joining SAI in the last-four league stage were Rangers, Mysore and Kanaka, Kolar. Rangers had to dig deep to edge out Indiranagar Basketball Club 51-47, while Kanaka eased past Young Orions Sports Club 52-44. In the girls’ section, Sports Hostel, Mysore, and Jayanagar Sports Club made it to semifinal league with easy wins.

Results (all quarterfinals): Boys: Rangers, Mysore: 51 (Rajendra 15, Subhash 12) bt IBBC: 47 (Akshay 15, Karan 11). HT: 24-22; SAI, Dharwad: 67 (Abishek 27, Mayur Bhatt 17) bt JSC: 43 (Vipul 16, Kaif 15). HT:37-18; Kanaka, Kolar: 52 (Vishwanath 25, Girish 11) bt Young Orions SC: 44 (Darshan 14, Binoy 16). HT: 24-16.

Girls: Sports Hostel, Mysore: 48 (Navaneetha 13, Victoria 15) bt IBBC: 22 (Swathi 10). HT: 25-11; JSC: 62 (Vijayalakshmi 18, Anusha 10) bt Viveks SC: 31 (Surya 11).