Prime Cup Basketball

KATHMANDU: Hosts Prime College and Xavier International advanced to the semi-finals of the 13th Prime Cup Inter-college Basketball Tournament here on Wednesday. In the matches played at the home court, Prime thumped Angels’ Heart 59-27 riding on Suraj Khadgi’s 18 points, while Bipan Maharjan’s 16 points guided Xavier for a 49-44 win over Golden Gate. In other quarter-final matches, Liverpool thrashed Trinity 76-36 as Samanya Bogati netted 28 points and CCRC beat Morgan 40-32 with Anup Basnet’s 11 points. In girl’s section, Xavier International advanced to the semi-finals with four wins from as many matches, while NASA, Golden Gate and Valley Public also booked berths for last four. In last league matches, NASA rout NCCS 40-9

riding on Sonam Sherpa’s 14 points and Golden Gate defeated Valley Public 31-22 as Rojina Moktan netted 13 points.