RIBS, APF enter semis

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, February 18

Rhodendron International Boarding School and Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) School cruised to the semi-finals of the Daffodil Cup Junior Football Tournament today.

RIBS dispatched Wits Academy 5-2 with a brace each from Sujan Lama and Jitkar Magar and another goal from Dhiraj Pradhan. Akasha Magar scored both the goals for Wits. In the other quarter-final, Nepal APF School hammered hosts Daffodil 7-1. Robin Karko struck four times, Binaya Sapkota added a double and Dinesh Shahi scored the another for the APF. Minraj Tamang pulled back one for the hosts.

In the boys' basketball, Tshering Sherpa netted 16 points to steer NIMS to a 45-28 win over Greenland. In other boys's matches, Gyan Niketan edged past Reliance International Academy 45-41, Unique Academy saw off Martyrs Memorial School 35-19, Pennwood Academy dispatched Young Hearts 44-29, Unique eased past Awareness International Academy 52-16 and TIA overcame Baba 48-33. In the only girls' match basketball, NIMS beat Excelsior 22-8.

White House advance

LALITPUR: White House entered the quarter-finals of the White House Cup third U-19 National Basketball Tournament with a 45-21 victory over Kathmandu Academy here on Thursday. Sajini scored 18 points for the winners. In the other match, Wisdom thrashed Trinity College 40-4 riding on Rohini Limbu's 14 points. In the boys' section, Gyanodaya defeated White House 62-41 with Niraj Thapa contributing 17 points for the winners. Also, Prime beat Ullens 62-44 in which Ketan Khadka netted 21 points for the winners.