Kanhangad 15th, 2015: Defending champions Thiruvananthapuram will take on Pallakkad in the women division which will be a repeat like previous year’s final. And in the men’s first division the defending champions Ernakulum will take on Kozhikode in the final of the of the 60th Senior State Basketball Championship for Men and Women at the twin Basketball courts of the GVHSS Floodlight Stadium here at Kanhangad.
In the men’s section the 1st Men semi final we witness a neck to neck fight between two professional sides as it ended in the favor of Ernakulum, the team which had a major participation from Customs and central excise and defeated Thiruvananthapuram where their major contribution was from KSEB 49-45 and in the second semi final it was an fight between the two younger sides. Kozhikode making it into the finals in the senior division after a long interval by defeated Kottayam with the score 54-47.
In the women’s division Thiruvananthapuram being the favorites with three internationals Jeena, Stephy and Anjanna defeated Kozhikode 63-34 while and the second semifinals Palakkad defeated Thrissur 53-43 to reach the final.
Earlier In the quarter final matches Thriuvananthaurm women defeated Kottayam 58-41 while in an excting women quarterfinal Pallakad has to fight against Kollam as Pallakad won this one in a beatiful team game style by defeating their opponents 69-53.
In men division quarterfinal matches were played by defending Champion Ernakulum that defeted Kasrgod 72-59 ,Thiruvananthapuram beat Pathanmthitta 42-22 ,Kottayam beat Alapuzha 67-54 ,Kozhikode beat Thrssur 69-56 to complete the Semi finals line up.
Kerala Basketball Association to Honor 2015 Internationals. Kerala Basketball Association will also honor the Coaches as well as the International Participants of Kerala in the Year 2015 on the Final day of the State Senior Basketball Championship hera at Govt Vocational HSS in South Kanghagad and also will be honoring the All India Inter University Champions Kozhikode University.
Women Semi final
- Thiruvananthapuarm 63( Jeena PS 16, Anjanna PG 16)bt Kozhikode 34( Rhea rajendran10)
- Palaakad 53( Ashey Mathew 16, Neenumol PS 16)bt Palakkad 43( Asawthy S Thampy 15)
Men Semi final
- Ernakulum 49( Manoj R 14, Monish Wilson 13, Eudrick Pereira 10)bt Thiruvananthapuram 45(Albin Baby 12, Tony K Mathew 11)
- Kozhikode 54( Jishnu G Nair 19, Ajith VK 14)bt Kottayam 47( Robin s 14,Sudharshan 11)
Quarter Final Women
- Thiruvananthpuram 58(Jeena PS 21,Anjanna PG 13)bt Kottayam 41(Arathy Vimal 15,Nishi Marium Baby 10, Minnu Marium baby 10)
- Palakkad 69( Surya PR 25, Neenumol PS 15, Athira 10)bt Kollam 53( MerlinBaby 14, Sonumol Soman 14, Anjnna PG 13)
- Thrivananthapuram 42( Tony Mathew 12)bt Pathanmthitta 22
- Ernakulum 72(Manoj R 29, Monish Wilson 10)bt Ksrgod 59(Abhijith 21)
- Kozhikode 69( Arun 17, Abijithvijayan 15, Ajith 10)bt Thrissur 56(Sijomathew 13,Abdul 12)
- Kottayam-67(SohulKlal19,Arunbabu15,ArunAlexander12) bt Alapuzha-54(Subash J Shenoy15,Jomon jose12)