Defending champions retain b-ball titles

Sports Reporter
Friday, 22 December 2017

Deccan Gymkhana ‘A’ and Sardar Dastur teams won boys and girls title with stunning victories
 

Pune: Defending champions Deccan Gymkhana ‘A’ and Sardar Dastur clinched boys and girls title respectively in the 3rd Akshay Bhosale Cup Senior District Basketball Championship at Deccan Gymkhana.

Deccan Gymkhana ‘A’ defeated Akshay Bhosale Gymkhana ‘A’ 73 while Sardar Dastur got better of Deccan Gymkhana 57-51.

In the boy’s semifinal, it turned out to be raining of baskets as both the teams kept on the scoring basket in tandem. Deccan took 48-29 lead. at the end of half time.

After resumption, Deccan boys continued their domination to clinch a title. 

In the girls final, Sardar Dastur started with a bang taking a 23-8 lead in the first quarter. Deccan girls fought hard and reduced the deficit to 15 points with the scoreline reading 36-21. In the end Sardar Dastur held nerves to secure 6 points victory.

Results:
Finals
Boys: Deccan Gymkhana ‘A’ 83 (Siddhant Shinde 34, ) bt Akshay Bhosale Gymkhana ‘A’ 73 (Yousuf Sayyed 26).
Girls: Sardar Dastur 57 (Suyosha Shetty 21,) bt Deccan Gymkhana 51 (Isha Gharpuray 19,).
 

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