3rd January 2017, Kozhikode: The girls of Little Flower High School, Koratty and the boys of Shanthal Jyothi Public School, Muttom bagged the 2nd Kalyan Kendra All Kerala Inter School Basketball Tournament held at the Manchira Maidan in Kozhikode.

Champions! The girls of Little Flower HS, Koratty receiving their trophy. Image credits: Kerala Basketball Association

The girls from Little Flower HS dominated their final’s match against St. Michael’s GHS and lead by 37-27 at the half. They went on to beat them by 72-40 with Ms. Festy P Jose leading the scoring charge with 21 points for the champions.

In the semi final, Little Flower defeated St Goretti’s GHS, Nalanchira 52-27 to meet St Michael’s who beat Shanthal Jyothi, Muttom 47-41.

The boys of Shanthal Jyothi receiving their trophy. Image credits: Kerala Basketball Association

In the boys final’s, Shanthal beat the home team Silver Hill HS, Kozhikode 61-51. Aswin Binu of Shanthal was the top scorer with 17 points and was also given the ‘Best Player’ award for his efforts throughout the tournament. For Silver Hill HS, Abhishek Jaison scored 10 points.

In the semi-final, Shanthal Jyothi beat GVHSS, Manjeri 45-12 while Silver Hill, Kozhikode beat Little Flower, Koratty 67-51 to make it to the final.

The trophies and mementos were distributed by Shri K N K Nair – former player of the Services team and currently the coach of Kozhikode University. The winners received INR 7500 and runners up received INR 5000.

The detailed results of the tournament are as follows

Finals

Girls
Little Flower HS, Koratty 72 (Festy P Jose21, Aleena Seby 16, Sneha Sebastian 15) bt St. Michael’s GHS, Kozhikode 40 (Justina Selma Saju 10)

Boys
Shanthal Jyothi Public School, Muttom 61 (Aswin Binu 17, Dominic10) bt Silver Hill HSS, Kozhikode 51 (Abhishek K Jaison 10)

Semi Final

Girls
Little Flower HS, Koratty 52 (Festy P Jose14, Aparna Sadasivan 11) bt St. Goretti’s GHS, Nalanchira 27 (Sreekala 10)
St. Michael’s GHS, Kozhikode 47 (Anagha T Jagadeesh 16, Justina Selma 10) bt Shanthal Jyothi, Muttom 41 (Olivia T 16, Rosa Thomas 14)

Boys
Silver Hill HS, Kozhikode 68 (Kashyap Mohan 20, Abhijith Roy 18) bt Little flower HS, Koratty 51 (Arun Shaji 18, Anthony Varghese 15, Gokul Babu 10)
Shanthal Jyothi Public School, Muttom 45 (Arun Joy 11, Aswin Binu 11) bt GVHSS, Manjeri 12

Quarter Final Matches

Girls
St. Goretti’s GHS, Nalanchira 47 (Sreekala 17, Andra Sivan 14) bt Providence GHS, Kozhikode 27 (Aditi 11)
St. Michael’s GHS, Kozhikode 40 (Angelia 11, Devika Prasood 12) bt Presentation GHS, Kozhikode 11

Boys
Silver Hill HSS, Kozhikode 46 (Kashyap Mohan 16, Abhishek Jaison 10) bt St. Sebastian’s, Koodaranji 14
GVHSS, Manjeri 46 (Sravan Sunil 14) bt Bhavans, Kozhikode 11

Team Ekalavyas
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