Valley Public win

KATHMANDU: Valley Public outscored LRI 25-6 in the boys’ section match at the first Suryodaya Valleywide Inter-school Basketball Tournament. In other boys’ section matches, Trungram International Academy (TIA) crushed Gyan Niketan 20-4 and New Summit edged past Golden Peak 8-4. In girls’ section, Jagat Mandir beat LRI 16-13, hosts Suryodaya defeated Gyan Niketan and Greenland overcame Milan Vidya Mandir 10-7. — HNS

Players feted

KATHMANDU: Maitri Taekwondo Dojang felicitated the Nepali team that won the team championship at the sixth International Friendly Taekwondo Tournament in Hariyana, India on Saturday. Nepali team had won 12 gold, five silver and one bronze medals. The Dojang also handed over cash prizes to medal winners in the spiring events. — HNS

SEB in semi-finals

LALITPUR: Samakhusi English Boarding (SEB) School and hosts Anal Jyoti advanced to the boys’ section semi-finals of the seventh Anal Jyoti Cup Volleyball Tournament. SEB beat Anal Jyoti ‘A’ 25-13, 25-13 and Anal Jyoti ‘B’ overcame Kalyan School 25-13, 25-10. Marigold and Venus also reached the semi-finals. Making it to the semi-finals of the mini boys’ section were Puspakunja, Nawa Suryodaya and Sapta Gandaki. Bright Future and Madan Smarak entered the girls’ semi-finals. — HNS

NITF felicitation

KATHMANDU: Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (NITF) felicitated taekwondo player Tham Bahadur Bahik and karateka Aswin Shrestha. Tham won a silver while Aswin claimed a bronze medal at the recently-concluded first Asian Martial Arts Games in Manila. Team leader GL Chapai was also feted. — HNS

GCA triumph

LALITPUR: Greenland Children Academy (GCA) defeated Rajan Memorial by 52 runs in the fourth SNB Memorial Inter-school Cricket Tournament. Batting first, GCA made 94-8 in 20 overs and packed Rajan Memorial to 42 runs in 11.1 overs. Man of the match Wangel Lama scored 26 and took four wickets for GCA. In another match, Little Flowers were disqualified for fielding outsiders in their match against St Xaviers’ School (Jawalakhel). — HNS

Unique basketball

KATHMANDU: Unique Boarding School is organising the third Unique Valleywide Inter-school Junior Boys’ Basketball Tournament from Saturday. In all, 12 teams are participating in the league-cum-knockout tournament, said the organisers. — HNS

Baluwatar lose

KATHMANDU: Baluwatar Cricket Club (BCC) lost both the friendly matches played against All India Twenty20 Cricket Federation team at the Birendra Sainik Awasiya Mahavidyalaya in Bhaktapur. The Indian women team beat BCC by 21 runs in the Twenty20 match. The Indian team scored 100/6 and then packed the BCC for 79 runs. Lovely top-scored with 45 runs for the Indian team, while Samikshya Aryal took two wickets for BCC. Sarita Magar scored 20 and Radhika Thapa remained unbeaten on 11 in BBC’s reply. In the second match, a 10-over-a-side, the Indian side, who scored 55/2, prevailed by 24 runs over the Nepali side, who mustered 32/4. — HNS