Basketball: Karnataka edge past Andhra

Riding on efforts from Savita, Navaneetha PU and Sagarika Shyam, Karnataka put it past Andhra Pradesh 66-60 in a women’s match of the 63rd Senior National basketball championships here on Tuesday.

Leading 36-20 at half-time, Karnataka consolidated garnering 30 more points as they defeated Andhra by a six-point margin.

Savita scored 21 points while Navaneetha and Sagarika Shyam chipped in with 15 and nine points respectively.

Results: Men: Tamil Nadu: 82 (Pratham 14, Rikin Pethani 14, S Ram Kumar 14, Hareesh Korath 11) bt Andhra Pradesh: 39 (Ramesh Kumar 12, Nihal Yadav 10). HT: 47-19; Rajasthan: 93 (Hirendra Singh 21, Vinod Kumar 21, Kamran Khan 17) bt Chhattisgarh: 43 (Shyam Sunder 9, Sameer Rai 8). HT: 55-27; Gujarat: 87 (Harpal Singh Vagela 26, Dishant Shah 25, Swapnil Thakor 13, Indravijay Singh Gohil 13) bt Assam: 77 (Somvir 21, Birender Singh 19, Harsh Vardhan 16, Mukesh Kumar 12). HT: 48-41; Maharashtra: 80 (Amit Kumar Gahlot 23, Baldaye Singh 17, Shinde Siddhant 10) bt Himachal Pradesh: 62 (Chander Shekhar 20, Dalip Choudhary 16). HT: 33-35.

Women: Chattishgarh: 81 (Poonam Chaturvedi 28, Seema Singh 16, Aakansha Singh 11, Kavita 10) bt Maharashtra: 53 (Anamika 13, Shireen Limaye 12, Renjusha Mathew 10). HT: 38-26; Rajasthan: 64 (Nisha Sharma 19, Priya Joshi 16, Anjali Sharma 13) bt

Chandigarh: 50 (Harkiran 17, Amrinder Kaur 11). HT: 40-18; Bihar: 47 (Jagriti Suman 17, S Satya Sravanthi 13) bt Odisha: 45 (Sitamani 22, Esther 10). HT: 28-23; Delhi: 82 (Raspreet Sindhu 18, Pratima Singh 16, Manauti Passi 13, Neha Joshi 11) bt

Punjab: 51 (Rajwinder Kaur 14, Suhma Rani 13). HT: 45-26; Kerala: 53 (Jeena PS 18, Anjana PG 9, Surya 8) bt Uttar Pradesh: 45 (Preeti Kumari 21, Shruti 8, Khushi Fatima Tauqer 7). HT: 32-24; Karnataka: 66 (Savita LS 21, Navaneetha PU 15, Sagarika Shyam 9) bt Andhra Pradesh: 60 (M Gayatri 22, Sofi Sam 18 Neethu Kumari 12). HT: 36-20; West Bengal: 61 (Sukurmoni 15, Varsha Verma 13, Manjeet Kaur 13) bt

Madhya Pradesh: 42 (Madhu Sharma 13, Minakshi 11). HT: 29-19.

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