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Press Release: Aurangabad boys and girls maintained their winning streaks on the second day of the 65th State-level under-18 basketball tournament, organised by the Aurangabad District and Taluka Basketball Association, at the SAI’s Western Training Centre in Aurangabad today. Aurangabad boys dished out an impressive performance by scoring a convincing 54-20 victory over Jalgaon after leading 33-17 at half time. Ravi Chavare was on song, garnering 11 points and was ably assisted by skipper Anirudh Pandey, Ayush Borah, Amit Pandhre and Tanvir Singh Daroga. For the losers, Amol Patil played well, gleaning 14 points.

Aurangabad girls warded off stiff resistance from Solapur, winning 44-34. Vedika Malkhare gave a good account of herself, scoring 14 points, while Shraddha got nine wickets. Skipper Nupur Borah and Tejaswini Deshpande also looked good during the match that saw the hosts girls sitting pretty at 23-11 at half time. 

Following are the results:
Boys
  1. Aurangabad 54 (Anirudh Pandey 20 pts, Ravi Chavare 11 pts) beat Jalgaon 27 (Amol Patil 14 pts). Half time score: 33 – 17.
  2. Mumbai South East 59 (Mearaj 17 pts , Sanjay S. 17 pts) beat Pune 52 (Mihir Joshi 16 pts, Ashish Khade 12 pts). Half time score: 23–24
  3. Nasik 49 (Aditya Asthekar 14 pts, Mayur Shinde 13 pts) beat Thane 42 (Vaishakh Nambiar 16 pts, Sushbit Nair 8 pts). Half time score: 20–14.
  4. Mumbai Central 60 (Milay Maria 14 pts, Rushabh Kalbhor 26 pts) beat Nagpur 55 (Abhitam Tapas 10 pts, Harish Pachpande 5 pts) Half time score: 31–13

Girls
  1. Aurangabad 44 (Vedika 14 pts, Shraddha 9 pts) beat Solapur 34 (Rakshanda 7 pts). Half time score: 23–11.
  2. Pune 44 (Ishwari Pingale 19 pts, Rupali Tripathi 7 pts) beat Kolhapur 25 (Tejaswini Kekare 8 pts). Half time score: 28–15.
  3. Thane 33 ( Carina Menesis 7 pts , Vishakha Kumar 10 pts) beat Satara 26 (Rutuja Pawar 7, Diksha Kadam 16 pts). Half time : 9– 20.
Gopalakrishnan R
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  1. sonam 4 years ago

    how to get selected in aurangabad’s basketball girls team …where to register for the audition round? ??//

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    • Gopalakrishnan R 4 years ago

      Pls speak to Mr Lalit Nahata (09822259458). He is from Pune, but he might be able to give you contacts of basketball coaches/administrators in Aurangabad

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  2. I want to get select for under 14 team for state level. So were should I give my audition’s and I am from Aurangabad Maharashtra

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