Gyan Carnival

KATHMANDU: Innovative and Reliance advanced to the girls’ basketball tournament final under the 24th Gyan Carnival here on Wednesday.

In the semi-final matches, Innovative beat Malpi 36-25 riding on Mamta Gurung’s 19 points, while Rina Bhandari netted 19 points in Reliance’s 39-26 victory over hosts Gyanodaya. In boys’ section, Innovative and Gyan Niketan made it to the final. Innovative outplayed HIMS 71-58 in which Anish netted 18 points for the winners.

Similarly, Gyan Niketan defeated Deneb 71-53 riding on Samrat Bhumi’s 27 points. Gyanodaya and Malpi advanced to the boys’ football tournament final. Gyanodaya beat Sudesha 3-0, while Malpi beat Kavya 6-5 in penalty shootout.