VOBA pips BNS ‘A’, enters quarters

Sports Reporter
Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Pune: VOBA scored a 31-25 victory over Bharati Nivas Society ‘A’ (BNS) to enter the quarter-finals of the 3rd Akashay Bhosale Cup Senior District Basketball tournament at Deccan Gymkhana Club basketball grounds on Monday. 

Trailing at half time with a scoreline of 12-15, VOBA rallied back strongly to emerge victorious at the end.

Sarfaraz Irani scored 13 points for VOBA. Meherab Irani also added six points to VOBA’s tally.

Pune: VOBA scored a 31-25 victory over Bharati Nivas Society ‘A’ (BNS) to enter the quarter-finals of the 3rd Akashay Bhosale Cup Senior District Basketball tournament at Deccan Gymkhana Club basketball grounds on Monday. 

Trailing at half time with a scoreline of 12-15, VOBA rallied back strongly to emerge victorious at the end.

Sarfaraz Irani scored 13 points for VOBA. Meherab Irani also added six points to VOBA’s tally.

Earlier in the day, Akshay Bhosale Gymkhana ‘B’ rode high on Sandeep Singh’s 16 points to notch a 42-29 victory over 101 Battalion.   

Sandeep was supported by Joginder Singh who scored 10 points. Bhosale Gymkhana  kept the momentum in their favour after taking a 26-18 lead at the end of half time. For 101 Battalion, Samdhan Kumar was the top scorer with 18 points.

In the next match, Sachin Angre Pratisthan registered a stunning 50-40 win over PYC to ensure a berth in round of eight.
Combined 28 points from Pratik Ubhe (15) and Aditya Malchlogar (13) helped Sachin Angre Pratisthan to secure a stunning win. 

For PYC, Rushabh Sancheti scored 13 points.

Results:
Mens:
Pre quarterfinals: 
Akshay Bhosale Gymkhana ‘B’ 42 (Sandeep Singh 16, Joginder Singh 10) bt 101 Battalion 39 (Samdhan Kumar 18, Vishal Mahajan 10) Half time 26-18 

Sachin Angre Pratisthan 50 (Pratik Ubhe 15, Aditya Malchloger 13) bt PYC 40 (Rushabh Sancheti 13, Pratik Zodge 9 ). Half Time 30-22.

VOBA 31 (Sarfaraz Irani 13, Meherab Irani 6) bt Bharati Nivas Society ‘A’  25 (Vilobh Huge 12 , Tanmay Karve 4). Half Time 12-15.

ASF Brats 43 (Amit Yadav 18, Shrijeet Krishnamurthy 10)bt Sharp Shooters 36 (Yash Pagere 15, Rohit Pethe 8) Half Time 14-15. 

Bharati Nivas Society ‘B’ 48 (Akshay Rane 18, Vrushabh Atawane 12) bt New Youngsters 45 (Arjun Kale 14, Subodh Jadhav 9, Santosh Pawar 9) Half Time  27-19.
Women: 

Quarterfinal: PYC 45 (Shireen Limaye 17, Eeshita Chinmulgund 8) bt Sharp Shooters 35 (Pinakin Surve 11, Rahi Kadam 6) Half Time 30-21.

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