A Haryana (in light brown jersey) player tries to drive past a Kerala player.

A Haryana (in light brown jersey) player tries to drive past a Kerala player.

Chandigarh, 8th October 2014: Day two of the 31st Youth National Basketball Championship 2014 saw some exciting down-to-the-wire matchups. The day began with a closely contested match between the Kerala and Maharashtra girls’ teams. The Kerala girls edged out their Maharashtrian counterparts with a hard fought 53-44 victory. In the boys matches, team Delhi withstood a furious rally by the Maharashtra boys in the fourth quarter, pulling away for a 81-76 win. Another thrilling encounter was between the Haryana and Kerala boys. Haryana led from the start and held off a late comeback attempt by Kerala, picking up a 71-63 win. The day also saw a few drubbings and blow out wins, with home team Chandigarh girls handily beating the Gujarat girls 62-16. The Jharkhand girls too suffered a huge defeat against Rajasthan, who came away with a 44-7 victory.

A complete list of results of the matches held up to 5:30 pm on 8th October 2014 is as follows:

Girls:

  1. Kerala (Nivya Raj 24, Anusha J.P. 12, Ashwathi J. 8) bt Maharashtra (Shruti S. 24, Neha S. 9, Carina M. 7) 53-44 (8-3, 15-8, 6-14, 24-19)
  2. Karnataka (Bhoomika P. 17, Snigddha 14) bt Uttar Pradesh (Shreyasi Vats 15, Pooja Yadav 12) 73-46 (17-8, 16-15, 26-5, 14-18)
  3. Himachal Pradesh (Sonika 22, Shiva 8) bt Uttarakhand (Sawah 14, Rhea 8) 42-33 (8-11, 9-4, 9-13, 16-5)
  4. Rajasthan (Mahima R. 20, Nikita 8, Aasha 8) bt Jharkhand (Osma Singh 5) 44-7 (12-4, 15-0, 10-1, 7-2)
  5. Puducherry (A. Sona Priyanka 8, S. Samyuktha 8) bt Assam (Rima Begum 13, Pushpanjali Kumari 5) 26-22 (7-5, 9-4, 2-6, 8-7)
  6. Chandigarh (A. Kaur 21, A. Kanwar 19) bt Gujarat (A. Godhani 5, A. Pandaya 4) 62-16 (27-7, 12-0, 15-4, 6-5)
  7. Tamil Nadu (Gayathri S. 16, Ishwarya J. 14) bt Haryana (Surya 22, Riya 12) 76-53 (13-15, 27-15, 20-15, 16-8)

Boys:

  1. Delhi (Hansraj 23, Sombir 20) bt Maharashtra (Mearaj Inam 22, Saqlain Jamir 19) 81-76 (20-16, 24-20, 16-20, 21-20)
  2. Chhattisgarh (P. Pandey 21, M. Das 17) bt Gujarat (M.A. Palel 6, H.J. Shah 5) 73-32 (22-6, 14-7, 15-10, 22-9)
  3. Tamil Nadu (Bala D. 10, Vishvesh 9) bt Jharkhand (Nishant Kumar 10, R. Vedant 4) 46-16 (28-6, 9-4, 7-4, 2-2)
  4. Uttarakhand (Vishal 8, Prakhar 7, Vaibhav 7) bt Bihar (Nitesh 11, Govind 8) 36-27 (16-7, 5-6, 8-7, 7-7)
  5. Haryana (Deepak 22, Sonu Kumar 18) bt Kerala (Sudarshan P. 24, Ebin Wilson 11) 71-63 (20-19, 21-11, 14-13 16-20)

The tentative schedule for the rest of the day of 8th October 2014 and 9th October 2014 is as follows:

Date:08-10-2014 (WEDNESDAY)

COURT – 1

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
28 RAJASTHAN Vs MADHYA PRADESH BB 02.30 PM
29 CHHATTISGARH Vs WEST BENGAL GB 03.45 PM
30 PUNJAB Vs UTTAR PRADESH BB 05.00 PM
31 CHANDIGARH Vs WEST BENGAL BD 06.15 PM

COURT –2 (GOVERNMENT COLLEGE FOR WOMEN SECTOR NO 42)

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
34 BIHAR Vs UTTARAKHAND BE 09.30 AM
35 HIMACHAL PRADESH Vs JAMMU& KASHMIR BD 04.00 PM
36 ODISHA Vs MIZORAM BF 05.15 PM
37 ASSAM Vs PUDUCHERRY BF 06.30 PM

COURT –3(GOVERNMENT COLLEGE FOR WOMEN SECTOR NO 42)

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
39 RAJASTHAN Vs JHARKHAND GF 08.15 AM
41 ANDHRA PRADESH Vs ODISHA GF 04.00 PM
42 DELHI Vs JAMMU & KASHMIR GE 05.15 PM

Date:09-10-2014 (THURSDAY)

COURT – 1

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
43 KERALA Vs UTTAR PRADESH GA
  1. 00 AM
44 DELHI Vs KERALA BA 08.15 AM
45 MAHARASHTRA Vs PUNJAB GA 09.30 AM
46 MAHARASHTRA Vs ANDHRA PRADESH BA 10.45 AM
47 GOA Vs GUJARAT GC 12.00 PM
48 TAMIL NADU Vs WEST BENGAL GB 01.15 PM
49 RAJASTHAN Vs UTTAR PRADESH BB 02.30 PM
50 HARYANA Vs MADHYA PRADESH GB 03.45 PM
51 MADHYA PRADESH Vs KARNATAKA BB 05.00 PM
52 CHANDIGARH Vs JAMMU & KASHMIR BD 06.15 PM

COURT –2 (GOVERNMENT COLLEGE FOR WOMEN SECTOR NO 42)

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
53 GOA Vs GUJARAT BC 07.00 AM
54 TAMIL NADU Vs UTTARAKHAND BE 08.15 AM
55 BIHAR Vs JHARKHAND BE 09.30 AM
56 HIMACHAL PRADESH Vs WEST BENGAL BD 04.00 PM
57 ODISHA Vs PUDUCHERRY BF 05.15 PM
58 ASSAM Vs MIZORAM BF 06.30 PM

COURT –3(GOVERNMENT COLLEGE FOR WOMEN SECTOR NO 42)

No Team “A” Vs Team “B” Group Timing
59 BIHAR Vs HIMACHAL PRADESH GD 07.00 AM
60 DELHI Vs PUDUCHERRY GE 08.15 AM
61 ASSAM Vs JAMMU & KASHMIR GE 09.30 AM
62 ANDHRA PRADESH Vs JHARKHAND GF 04.00 PM
63 RAJASTHAN Vs ODISHA GF 05.15 PM