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Holders TN girls and UP boys register victories in Jr National B'ball

May 09, 2018 08:13 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Holders Tamil Nadu girls maintained their winning spree by outplaying Madhya Pradesh by 60-29 [16-05, 18-07, 10-13, 16-04] in group A match of the in the 69th Junior National Basketball Championship for Men and Women  at the Ludhiana Basketball Academy, Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana today.
Tamil Nadu won the first two quarters with ease and established a 34-12 points lead before losing the third quarter by 10-13. Tamil Nadu, spearheaded by Pushpa (13 pts), were again in offensive mood and claimed the fourth and final quarter by 16-4. Asmat contributed nine points for Madhya Pradesh.
In another Group A encounter, Karnataka got the better of Gujarat by 72-41[23-15, 25-11, 23-12, 01-03]. Harshitha (23 pts), Aiswarya (15 pts) and Sanjana (10 pts) combined well to demolish Gujarat's attack. Tavleen (10 pts) and Tanisha (9 pts) served Gujarat well but not enough to avert defeat.
Uttar Pradesh boys managed to beat Haryana by  97-78 [18-14, 28-13, 25-22, 26-29] in the bous Group A match.Tushal (28 pts) an, Priyanshu (24 pts) were the principal scorers for Uttar Pradesh. Rampal (22 pts) and Kapil (16 pts) were mainly responsible for reducing the margin for Haryana who won the fourth quarter by 29-26 before losing the first three quarters.
Men:
Group A: U.P (Tushal 28 pts, Priyanshu 24 pts) bt Haryana (Rampal 22 pts, Kapil 16 pts) 97-78[18-14, 28-13, 25-22, 26-29].
U.P (Prasun 29 pts, Priyanshu 25 pts) bt T.N (Sangeeth 32 pts, Akash 22 pts) 130-116[35-32, 31-20, 31-34, 33-30].
Punjab(Princepal 19pts, Rajan 16 pts) bt Haryana (Vikrant 22pts) 86-41 [27-07, 24-16, 19-06, 16-12].
Group B: Maharashtra(Suraj 24 pts, Faisal 17 pts) bt M.P(Uday Veer 15 pts, Harshwardhan 13 pts) 92-70[21-15, 25-15, 26-10, 20-30].
Kerala (Sejin 37 pts, ) bt Delhi (Nitish 22pts) 83-78[22-20, 22-24, 21-17, 18-17].
Delhi(Abhishek 18 pts, Aditya 11 pts) bt M.P(Animesh 16 pts, Harshavardhan 17 pts) 80-73[26-08, 17-22, 16-08, 21-35].
Rajasthan(Rajeev 29 pts, Sumeet 17 pts) bt Maharashtra(Tanay 29 pts, Faizan 17 pts) 92-74[18-05, 31-24, 22-26, 21-19].
Group C: H.P(Sukvender 17 pts, Rahul 10 pts) bt Goa(Calvin 25 pts, Antonio 15 pts) 67-66[18-13, 13-12, 12-13, 24-28].
Telangana(Vigneshwar 16 pts, Dinesh 15 pts) bt Goa(Jeshua 09 pts) 56-19[13-05, 16-08, 20-01, 07-05].
Group D: J&K(Sumit 31 ts, Gaurav 23 pts) bt Odisha(Suresh 19 pts) 80-73[15-22, 27-16, 24-14, 14-21].
Uttarakhand(Riyanshu 25 pts) bt Bihar(Dharmendra 13 pts) 54-31[26-07, 17-08, 6-5, 11-05].
Group F: Karnataka(Pratyanshu 22 pts, Srujan 21 pts) bt Mizoram(Zonun Sanga 25 pts, Lalrinawma 21 pts) 84-82[24-23, 25-15, 24-14, 21-20].
W.B(Amrendra 19 pts) bt A.P(anikanta 11 pts, Sai Pavan 11 pts) 56-44[19-13, 13-07, 15-08, 09-16].

Women: Group A: T.N(Pushpa 13 pts) bt M.P(Asmat 09 pts) 60-29[16-05, 18-07, 10-13, 16-04].
Karnataka(Harshitha 23 pts, Aiswarya 15 pts, Sanjana 10 pts) bt Gujarat(Tavleen 10 pts, Tanisha 9 pts) 72-41[23-15, 25-11, 23-12, 01-03]

Group B: U.P(Vaishnavi 41 pts, Harshita 10 pts) bt Rajasthan(Ishika 26 pts, Yashika 15 pts) 89-61[21-10, 18-24, 26-17, 24-10].
Kerala(Sreekala 21 pts, Aparna 12 pts) bt Rajasthan(Neha 30 pts, Yashika 12 pts) 79-58[24-16, 13-15, 23-14, 19-13].
U.P(Vaishnavi 50 pts) bt Punjab(Rajandeep 18 pts, Sakshi 16 pts) 67-54[20-11, 12-13, 22-16, 13-14].
Group D:  Jharkhand(Anu 11 pts, Swarnalee 11 pts) bt Bihar(Harshee 05 pts, Kavya 4 pts) 37-13[13-02, 11-00, 10-06, 3-5].
Group E: West Bengal(B. Das 18 pts, R. Mukherjee 8 pts) bt Chandigarh(Manjeet 08 pts, Shifali 06 pts) 44-25[06-02, 14-04, 10-15, 14-04]
Group F: A.P.(Swatha 09 pts) bt Uttarakhand(Shruti 07 pts) 40-23[5-7, 5-2, 12-04, 18-10]
Telangana(Aryasree 20 pts) bt Odisha( Pragati 25 pts ) 61-48[16-15, 17-15, 8-8, 20-10]

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