Bengaluru, 19th October, 2016: The Karnataka State U16 Championship for Boys and Girls is being held at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. The scores on the 18th and 19th of October are as follows.

Results of the Karnataka State U16 Championship for Boys and Girls
October 18th
Boys

MCHS 53 (Kavanadan 16) bt Greens BC 43 (Sharvin 23) [HT 17-28]

Creative BC 35 (Soumit 10) bt PPC 32 (Yug 9) [HT 22-16]

SAI, Dharwad 38 (Karthik 15) bt Kanaka Kolar 15 (Ganesh 9) [HT 23-12]

Girls

MCHS 45 (Abhinaya 14) bt Vimanapura SC 30 (Hadline 18) [HT 17-12]

CJC 28 (Rajvi 13) bt JSC 16 (Anagha 11) [HT 9-7]

October 19th
Boys

Rajkumar BC 38 (Mohan 18) bt Hoysala Hassan 31 (Chirag 9) [HT 19-12]

Rovers BC, Dharwad 36 (Vishwas 18) bt Devanga Union 25 (Madan 10) [HT 23-10]

Pattabhiram BC 45 (Mandar 16) bt B7 sports 09 [HT 25-5]

YMMA 57 (Milan 22) bt MCHS 22 (Rishab 9) [HT 37-11]

VBC Mandya 55 (Srujan 27) bt Protec, Mysore 30 (Prajwal 10) [HT 21-19]

Mangalore BC 35 (Needish 15) bt Merchants, Davangere 11 [HT 18-7]

Appaiah BC 36 (Milind 12) bt Vimanapura SC 26 (Nandu 16) [HT 21-16]

Girls

Appaiah BC 36 (Nidhi 14) bt B7 Sports 19 (Priyal 11) [HT 24-9]

DYES, Mysore 32 (Baby 10) bt BCBC 26 (Ritika 15) [HT 13-15]

About Karnataka Basketball

The official recognition to the game of basketball was given in the year 1934 by the Indian Olympic Association. This gave a fillip to the game, and the first National basketball Championship was organized in 1934 by the Indian Olympic Association.

Basketball was introduced to the Mysore State by Y.M.C.A. in 1920s. The Y.M.C.A. has played a vital role not only in spreading the message of sports in Bengaluru, but also developing organized system to promote sports. Mr. A.C. Das, Director of Physical Education and General Secretary Y.M.C.A. took up the primary responsibility. The Mysore State team did not participate in the first National Basketball Championship conducted by the Indian Olympic Association that was held at Delhi. It was in 1936 for the first time Mysore state basketball team was selected and fielded by A.C. Das at Lahore National Championship.

Captain M.G. Vijayasarathy, a product of Y.M.C.A. Chennai was another officer who rendered a great service in popularizing the game in the state. He was like a fatherly figure in the field of Mysore State sports and was responsible for promoting basketball along with his friends and colleagues in Colleges and other Institutions.

Basketball in Karnataka achieved new heights in the year 2014, because for the first time in its history, the state men’s team participated in a six nation International Basketball Tournament along with teams from Australia, Philippines, Singapore, Taipei and hosts Malaysia, for The Chief Ministers trophy at Penang, Malaysia.

Team Ekalavyas
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