KATHMANDU: Senior and junior boys team of hosts Intensive International Academy made it to the semi-finals of the second Intensive Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Monday. The senior team cruised to a 70-34 win over Angel’s Heart while the junior team beat New Zennith 24-18. Also advancing into the senior boys’ semi-finals were Mt Glory, Wilson and Nitin Memorial. Making it to the last four in the junior boys’ section were Gillette, Arunodaya and Whitefield. — HNS
KATHMANDU: Mani Lama of Adarsha Vidhya Mandir won the U-12 boys’ championship with a 9-11, 11-9, 14-12, 7-11, 11-9 win over his schoolmate Biplav Adhikari in the first VS Niketan Valleywide Inter-school Table Tennis Tournament on Monday.
Norden Tamang of Bijeshwori School beat Ayushi Maharjan of Puspa Sadan to claim the U-12 girls’ title. Entering the boys’ U-14 final were Anish Shrestha and Binod Shrestha. Renuka Khatri and Sarisha Shrestha also advanced to the U-14 girls’ final. Pradeep Rokka and Sonu Gupta made it to the boys’ U-16 final. — HNS
Pokhara in final
KATHMANDU: Pokhara-XI crushed Hairans Club of Tanahu 5-0 in the semi-final of the Inter-zonal Football Tournament in Gorkha on Monday. Bishnu KC scored a brace and man of the match Vishan Gauchan, Anil Ojha and Uttam Gurung added one goal each for the winners. Pokhara-XI will take on Himalayan Sherpa Club in a championship match on Wednesday. — HNS