St Mary’s ‘A’ girls defeat Hoopers in quarterfinal

Sports Reporter
Thursday, 7 March 2019

St Mary’s ‘A’ defeated Hoopers 34-26 in the quarterfinals of the 9th Late Rajabhau Chitale Memorial Under-13 District Basketball Championship in progress at Deccan Gymkhana basketball courts on Wednesday.

Pune: St Mary’s ‘A’ defeated Hoopers 34-26 in the quarterfinals of the 9th Late Rajabhau Chitale Memorial Under-13 District Basketball Championship in progress at Deccan Gymkhana basketball courts on Wednesday.

The score at half time read 17-8 with St Mary’s girls leading the show. Arusha Navani (12), Alisha Dhoot (8) got on the scoreline for St Mary’s while Ridhisha Agarwal scored 15 points and Pragati Nawale scored 6 points for Hoopers.

In another quarterfinal match, Deccan Gymkhana defeated Vibgyor 32-18. The top scorer for Deccan Gymkhana was Janhavi Kakade who scored 15 points while Akshaya Patil chipped in with 9 points. For Vibgyor, Aditi Khadilkar scored 6 points and Naavya Agrawal scored 4 points.

Also registering a win was Chondhe Patil Academy who defeated Millennium School 27-25 which was a close game. The score at half time read 10-8 in favour of Chondhe Patil Academy.

Some good work by Sara Chopade (13) and Aastha Bhattacharaya (6) helped the academy girls register the win. For Millennium School, Avanti Hulawale (14) and Riya Patwardhan (4) got on the scoreline.

In another encounter, Sardar Dastur defeated Sanjay Sawant Basketball Academy 25-2 in a one sided encounter. For Sardar Dastur, Anaya Bhavsar scored 8 points and Prachi Kamble scored 4 points. 

Results: (Quarterfinals):
Girls: Sardar Dastur 25 (Anaya Bhavsar 8, Prachi Kamble 4) bt Sanjay Sawant Basketball Academy 2 (Xena Antao 2) Half Time 15-2; Chondhe Patil Academy 27 (Sara Chopade 13, Aastha Bhattacharaya 6) bt Millennium School 25 (Avanti Hulawale 14, Riya Patwardhan 4) Half Time 10-8; St Marys ‘A’ 34 (Arusha Navani 12, Alisha Dhoot 8) bt Hoopers 26 (Ridhisha Agarwal 15, Pragati Nawale 6) Half Time 17-8; Deccan Gymkhana 32 (Janhavi Kakade 15, Akshaya Patil 9) beat Vibgyor 18 (Aditi Khadilkar 6, Naavya Agrawal 4) Half Time 18-10.
Boys: Sanjay Sawant BA 53 (Tanishq Chavan 14, Zain Lakhani 8) bt Vidyanchal ‘A’ 20 (Archit Pingale 12, Ninad Kulkarni 4) Half Time 26-4; Deccan Gymkhana 40 (Megh Atre 16, Neil Devadkar 8) bt St Mary’s 24 (Dhruv Pande 6, Vir Thapar 4) Half Time 24-20; Anirudha Basketball Club ‘A’  41 (Manit Agarwal 20, Aman Bhaiya 10)  bt ISST 15 (Shreyas Gadgil 6) Half Time 22-7; Loyola 34  (Adesh Gupta 15, Divij Kashalikar 6)  bt Millennium School 24 (Ankur Shah 12, Half Time 8-4.

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