Babykutty: In a scintillating performance, Assumption College, Changancherry took the title as they beat Providence College, Kozhikode 55-25 in the final of the Golden Jubilee Memorial 17th All Kerala Inter Collegiate Basketball Tournament here at the Assumption College Flood Lit Indoor Basketball Stadium in Changancherry.
In a combined effort and with the support of a vociferous crowd, Assumption had no difficulty in beating Providence, with Arathy Vimal and Kavitha Jose top scoring for the winners with 13 points. They were brilliantly supported by India Nelson who contributed 12 points and was chosen as the Best Player of the Tournament. Elizabeth Hillarios from Providence College was adjusted as the Most Promising Player.
On Wednesday, in an exciting semi final match Providence College, Kozhikode came from behind to scrape past St Josephs College Alapuzha 48-47 with Elizabeth Hillarios top scoring for the winners with 15 points and international Amrutha scoring 20 points for St Josephs. In the second semi final, host Assumption College had an easy victory over Alphonza College, Aluva with the score 47-8.
Earlier, in quarter final matches, Assumption beat SES College Sreekantapuram 48-33, St Josephs, Alapuzha beat St Josephs College, Irinjalakuda 43-42 and Providence beat V K Krishnamenon College, Kannur with the score 45-38.
- Assumption College, Changanchery 47 (Kavitha Jose 13, Arathy Vimal 13, India Nelson 12, Trittymol Joseph 6) bt Providence College, Kozhikode 25
- Assumption College, Changanchery 47 (Kavitha Jose 10) bt Alphonza College, Pala 8
- Providence College, Kozhikode 48 (Elizabeth Hillarios 15, Shilpa K 13, Athulya 12,Rhea Ajenran 10)
- Assumption College Changanchery 48 (Kavitha Jose 13) bt SES Sreekantapuram 33 (Amrutha AS 14)
- Providence College Kozhikode 45 (Elizabeth Hillarios 21) bt V K Krishnamenon, Kannur 36 (Riya Susuan Chacko 16, Premi P Lal 10)
- St Josephs College Alapuzha 43 (Amrutha E K 10, Anusha IP15) bt St Josephs College, Irinjalakuda 42 (Aswathy S Thampi 14)