LOCAL BRIEFS

Kirtipur Cup :

KIRTIPUR: Kirti Secondary School beat Laboratory School 21-20 in the boys’ section match at the Kirtipur Cup Inter-school Basketbal Tournement, which has been organised by Naya Bazar Club to mark its silver jubilee. Mangal Secondary School beat Jana Sewa School 30-18 in another match. In the only girls’ section match, Mangal School defeated Bagh Bhairav School 9-4. — HNS

Penwood win :

KATHMANDU: Prekshya Dahal scored 14 points as Penwood Academy defeated Teresa Academy 24-20 to enter girls’ final at the fourth RIBS Inter-school Basketball Tournament. Alphas beat Kantipur 47-23 to meet RIBS in the semi-final. In junior boys’ section, RIBS and Daffodils advanced to the semi-finals. RIBS beat Young Heart 28-19 and Daffodils overcame Sridiwa 25-15. RIBS, Wilson, Little Angels’ and Sridiwa entered the senior boys’ semi-finals. — HNS

Baba basketball :

KATHMANDU: Baba Boarding High School is organising the fifth Inter-school Basketball Championship from Saturday. In all, 17 schools will vie for the championship in two categories — Senior Boys and Junior Boys. — HNS

Volleyball :

KATHMANDU: Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Gulmeli Samaj 25-13, 21-25, 25-14, 31-29 in the Dhorpatan Blue Sky Cup Volleyball League Championship. Nightingale Sports Club beat Nuwakot 24-26, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21, Wild Sports Club beat Kavre Offset Press 25-23, 25-17, 25-17, Fulpati Yuva Club beat Dhorpatan Sports Training Club 25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 26-24, and Purbanchal beat Peace World Club 25-19, 25-20, 25-17 . — HNS