Ulsoor ride on Farhan heroics

Basketball: State Youth meet: Kanaka, SAI enter next stage; Bharath girls score

Ulsoor ride on Farhan heroics

TOUGH BATTLE: Rangers’ Naidu (left) and YCBC’s Vishwas vie for the ball in the State youth basketball meet. DH PHOTO

Farhan-Hari (15) combine came into its own after the half-time when the scores was tied at 13-13. Rovers, who are one of the better teams in the tournament, rode on efforts from Melware (10) and Veeresh (10) but it was not enough to deny Ulsoor a handsome win in the end.

In another match, Kanaka, Kolar proved their strength with a 37-14 win over Durgans, Chitradurga. Rajath top scored for Kanaka with 15 points while Raghavendra’s seven-point effort was never going to be enough to keep Durgans in contention.

Sports Authority of India registered a convincing 36-20 win over YFBC, Kolar to advance to the next stage of the competition.

In the girls’ category, Bharath Sports Union pulled off a comfortable 22-6 win over Mangalore Basketball Club.

Sanjana (12) and Tansia (5) scored for Bharath and Anupama scored all the six points Mangalore managed to put on the board.

Results: Boys: Greens, Davangere: 17 (Giridhar 10) bt NAL Colony: 7. HT: 15-3; SAI, Dharwad: 36 (Mohsin 16, Yash Shetty 11) bt YFBC, Kolar: 20 (Janardhan 7). HT-20-9; Kanaka, Kolar: 37 (Rajath 15) bt Durgans, Chitradurga: 14 (Raghavendra 7). HT: 15-10; VBC, Mandya: 41 (Shamanth 18, Nikhil 6) bt Vijayanagar, Hospet: 32 (Punith 12). HT: 19-11; YCBC, Bellary: 42 ( Rahul 21, Chandrakanth 8) bt Rangers, Mysore: 20 (Vishwas 8). HT: 24-11; Ulsoor Sports Union: 49 (Farhan 25, Hari 15) bt Rovers, Dharwad: 35 (Melware 10, Veeresh 10) HT: 13-13.

Girls: Bharath Sports Union: 22 (Sanjana 12, Tansia 5) bt Mangalore Basketball Club: 6 (Anupama 6). HT: 4; Appaiah BC: 17 (Pavana 4, Narmatha 4) bt Vijayanagar, Hospet: 7 (Sharmila 5). HT: 5-4.

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