Mundakayam, 7th December, 2016: St. Thomas HSS, Kozhencherry (Sports Hostel Krianoor) beat Girideepam Bethanny Kottayam 70-67 in the boys section, and Mount Carmel HSS, Kottayam defeated Girideepam Betahnny 55-46 in the girls section to claim the 7th St. Joseph’s All Kerala Inter School Basketball Tournament here at the Central School in Mundakayam.
In the semi-finals Girideepam girls beat Christ Central School, Thiruvalla 25-8, and Mount Carmel beat St. Joseph’s HSS, Alapuzha 55-46 to reach the finals.
In the boys category, Girideepm beat SH Changancherry, 60-44 to reach the final where they faced St. Thomas HSS, Kozhencherry.
Trophies and mementos were distributed by PC George (MLA) and Jeena PS.
St Thomas HSS, Kozhencherry 70 (Sejin Mathew 34, Subin Jacon 13, Shiin C Simon 11) bt Girideepam Bethanny, Kottayam 67 (Shanzil Muhammed 18, Ejaz Ameer 11, Gregory C Raju 11)
Mount Carmel HSS, Kottayam 55 (Ann Mary Zacharia 19, Dona Elza Zacharia 12)bt Girideepam Bethanny, Kottayam 46 (Susan Florantene 26)