KATHMANDU: Gyan Niketan, Neric and Pushpasadan advanced to the boys’ section semi-finals of the ninth Innovative Cup Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Sunday.
Gyan Niketan defeated Awareness International Academy 58-29 riding on 23 points from Vivek Yadav. Likewise, Samip Khatri netted 30 points as Neric registered a 69-57 victory over Pushpasadan, who made it to the last four as the group runners-up. In the semi-finals, Neric will meet Gyan Niketan, while hosts Innovative face Pushpasadan. In girls’ section, Eksya Sahani netted 14 points as Neric defeated Clinton 28-21 to make it to the last four. Neric will now face Swopna Vatika, while Asian Public will take on Innovative for places in the final.