Babykutty: Little Flower HSS, Koratty marched into the finals where it will meet St Michael’s GHS, Kozhikode, while in the boys section St Ephreme’s HSS Mannanam will take on Don Bosco, Irinjalakuda in the 13th All Kerala Inter School Viswajyothi Basketball Tournament for Boys and Girls here at the Viswajyothi floodlit basketball courts at Angamally.
In the girls’ first semi final, Little Flower defeated S N Trust Kollam 51-30 with India Nelson top scoring for the winners with 18 points and Aneeta scoring 11 for SN. In the second semi final, after trailing in the first quarter, St Michael’s GHS, Kozhikode defeated GVHS, Kannur 65-47 with Nivyaraj top scoring for the winners with 15 points and Amrutha scoring 19 points for GVHSS.
Earlier in the league rounds, Silver Hill scraped past Little Flower HSS, Koratty 73-72 to make the semi final.
Viswajyothi honours Kerala Silver Medalists
The Kerala boys who reached the finals after a gap of 28 years and the girls team which came runners up at the 31st IMG Reliance Youth National Basketball Championship were honoured at Viswajyothi Public School by the Viswajyothi Management. The members of the teams and coaches were handed mementos.
Semi Final Results
- Little Flower HSS, Koratty 51 (India Nelson 18, Anne T Rose Thomas 12, Vimmy Varkey 10) bt S N Trust, Kollam 30 (Aneeta PV 11)
- St Michael’s, Kozhikode 65 (Nivyaraj 15, Aswathy Jayasankar 12, Jansy TP 11) bt GVHSS Kannur 47 (Amrutha CK 19, Minnu Benny 14)
- St Ephrem’s HSS, Mannanam 77 (Arjun Murali 22, Akhil Jacon B Thomas 16, Doney Pail 10, Jithin Paul 10) bt Silver Hill HSS Kozhikode 55 (Mohazin NM 27, Nikunj S 11, Nirmal Sekhar 10)
- Don Bosco HSS, Irinjalakuda 70 (Antony Johnson 45, Tharian 15) bt St Joseph’s HSS Pulicunnu 66 (Vishnnu R 28, Sonu Jaison 13, Sudharshan 10)