Basketball tourney

KATHMANDU: Golden Gate Club and Southsiders advanced to the final of the 12th Women’s and 13th Men’s National Basketball Tournament here on Sunday. In the men’s section semi-final played at the National Sports Council covered hall, Golden Gate thumped GAA 84-60 riding on 30 points from Sushil Gurung. In another match, Yukta Bhakta Mathema’s 26 points helped Southsiders beat Innovative Nepal 74-58. In women’s section match, White House thrashed Xavier International 51-36 riding on 16 points from Alisha Malla.