Local briefs

Gyan Niketan, Valley win

KATHMANDU: Gyan Niketan and Valley Public won the second Golden Peak Inter-school Basketball Championships on Tuesday. Gyan Niketan edged Arunodaya 52-50 to lift the Junior Boys’ trophy, while Valley Public clinched the Girls’ title with a 26-6 win over Trungram International Academy. Manoj Bhandari of Gyan Niketan and Sujata Rai of Valley Public won the most valuable players awards. — HNS

South Siders triumph

KATHMANDU: South Siders, Kaski, Unique, Revolver and Times recorded wins in the basketball tournament held under the National Youth Sports Festival organised by Democratic National Youth Federation, Nepal, on Tuesday. South Siders beat Syangja 79-15, Kaski saw off Paradise 55-29, Unique beat Rupandehi 68-16, Rivolver overcame Jhapa 76-19 and Times defeated Nepal Basketball Academy 88-20. — HNS

Trinity in quarter-finals

KATHMANDU: Trinity College entered the quarter-finals of the second CPS Cup Inter-college Boys Basketball with a 64-32 win over hosts Children Paradise School here on Tuesday. In other matches, DAV defeated Bern Hardt 45-36 and Einstein overcame Pinnacle 59-33. United Academy got walkover win from Kantipur Valley. — HNS

St Xavier’s, LRI enter semis

LALITPUR: St Xavier’s (Jawalakhel) and Learning Realm International (LRI) advanced to the semi-finals of the 13th Fr Moran Memorial Inter-school Football Tournament on Tuesday. St Xavier’s beat Rose Bud 2-0 and LRI overcame Puspanjali in a sudden death penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw in regular time. — HNS

Classic advance to last four

KATHMANDU: Classic College hammered Ex-Budhanilkantha by 178 runs to enter the quarter-finals while Everest International College beat Trinity International College by two runs in the second Aaditya Memorial Inter-college Twenty20 Cricket Tournament on Tuesday. Pradeep Ayree scored an explosive century to help Classic pose a mammoth 238-5 in 16 overs before containing the Ex-Budhanilkantha to 60-9. Ayree scored 133 from just 54 balls that included 24 boundaries. In another match, Everest were all out for 103 runs in 17-5 overs and restricted Trinity to 101-5 in 20 overs. — HNS

Galaxy thrash LRI

KATHMANDU: Galaxy thrashed LRI by 10 wickets and Mount Glory beat GEMS by

85 runs in the fifth SNB Memorial Inter-school Cricket Tournament here on Tuesday. LRI were dismissed for 106 runs in 18.2 overs and Galaxy surpassed the total in 13.5 overs with openers Bibhav Raj Joshi scoring unbeaten 45 and Akrit Dahal 29 not out. In another match, Mount Glory scored 128-7 and restricted GEMS for just 43 runs in 11.1 overs. — HNS