Babykutty, Press Release: Little Flower HSS Koratty and Don Bosco HSS Irinjalakuda took the title in the girls and boys sections respectively in the second edition of the GPS Premier Invitational Inter School Basketball Tournament for Boys and Girls in association with Leapstart, at the newly constructed Purackal Joseph Memorial Indoor Hall, Thiruvaniyur, Cochin.
In the girls final match, Little Flower HSS defeated last year’s champion Mount Carmel HSS Kottayam with the score of 48-25 after leading 30-10 at half time. For Little Flower, Kavitha was the topscorer with 16 points.
In the boys final Don Bosco Higher Secondary School (HSS), Irinjalakuda defeated Girideepam Bethany 54-36, with Antony Johnson top scoring with 23 points for Don Bosco.
The trophies and cash awards of Rs 10,000 (winners) and Rs 5000/- for runners up were distributed by Fr Philiphs Wadakkaekalam, International referee and Chairman Tec Commission of Kerala Basketball Association at a function attended by School Chairman PJ Jacob, Director Johnson Jacob, Dean Lakshmi Ramachandran, Principal Indira Panicker and Head (Enrichment) Shami Muhammed.
Special Prizes for Best Player went to Antony Johnson (Boys) Don Bosco and Ann Rose of Little Flower Koratty and Promising Player went to Anju Mathew from Mount Carmel and Arun of Girideepam Bethany.
Detailed Results Finals
Little Flower HS Koratty 48 (Kavitha 16, Ann Rose 10) bt Mount Carmel GHS Kottayam 25 (Anju Mathew 6, Athima 6)
Don Bosco HSS Irinjalakuda 54 (Antony Johnson 23, Shamil 10) bt Girideepam Bethany Kottayam 36 (Anand 8)