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Dehradun, October 12, 2014: Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in collaboration with IMG Reliance recently launched its two leagues, designed for college and school students – Indian School Basketball League (ISBL) and Indian College Basketball League (ICBL).
The Challenger League in schools concluded its second day here at Doon International School with hosts winning one and losing one. The girls took the court in the first half of the day. In the first fixture, girls of Doon International School overpowered St. Thomas’s College 41-11. Antima scored 14 to ensure her team was the dominant side in the match.

Second match was between DAV Public School and St. Mary’s School. Ashima’s 11 points ensured DAV won the match 21-11. St. Joseph beat Aryan School 29-20 in the third match of the day while the fourth match was won by Jaswant Modern School against Shigally International Academy. The scoreline read 32-21 in favour Jaswant Modern School.

Meanwhile in boys, The Doon’s School outclassed DAV Public School 26-10 in the opening match. The second fixture was a see saw contest between St. George’s School and Kasiga School. A late surge from Kasiga wasn’t enough to overcome early lead taken by St. George. At
21-20, St. George clinched the close contest. The last match was between The Doon International School boys and Pestle Weed School. The host side couldn’t take home advantage before losing 15-33 to Pestle Weed.

ISBL Challenger League Results:

Girls: Doon International School (Antima 14) beat St. Thomas College (Vaishali 7) 41-11; DAV Public School (Ashima 11) beat St. Mary’s School (Vanshika 5) 21-16; St. Joseph’s School (Srishti 19) beat Aryan’s School (Chhani 14) 29-20; Jaswant Modern School (Banita 10) beat Shigally International Academy (Sangay 13) 32-21.

Boys: Doon International School (Rohit 7) lost to Pestle Weed (Arjun 12); The Doon’s School (Janvir 10) beat DAV Public School (Aahan 3)
26-10; St. George (Bisheshank 13) beat Kasiga School (Prakhar 10) 21-20.

Gopalakrishnan R
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