Ahmedabad, November 18, 2014: Hosts St. Xavier’s, Loyola’s boys team sealed a final spot in the Challengers League of Indian School Basketball League, organized by Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in collaboration with IMG Reliance (IMG-R) here on Tuesday.

The home team beat My Own High School 60-50 riding on Devansh’s 18 points in the first semifinal. Their opponents in the final St. Kabir, Naranpura beat DPS Bopal 54-43 thanks to Sanjay’s 20 points.

But the girls from DPS Bopal bettered their boys team’s show by sealing a spot in the final beating Anand Niketan 27-22. They will take on the winner of Mount Carmel and Eklavya, the second semifinal which is scheduled to be played on November 19.

Challenger League Semifinal Results: St. Xavier’s School

Boys: My Own High School (Jigar 14) lost to St. Xavier’s Loyola (Devansh 18) 50-60; St. Kabir’s Nanpura (Sanjay 20) beat DPS Bopal (Parantap 23) 54-43

Girls: Anand Niketan Shilai (Navya 12) lost to DPS Bopal (Charmi 7) 22-27

November 19 fixtures: At St. Xavier’s School


Girls: Mount Carmel vs Eklavya – 2:45 PM

3rd & 4th place

Boys: DPS vs My Own High School – 4 PM

Gopalakrishnan R
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