Saipal advance

KATHMANDU: Saipal Academy advanced to the girls’ section final of the second Rosebud Valleywide Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Wednesday.

Saipal thrashed Ace 45-26 in the league match and booked their place in the final. Roshani Shrestha netted 12 points for Saipal, who will meet Xavier International in the final. In boys’ section, CCRC defeated Ace 46-30 and advanced to the quarter-finals.

Ashish Basnet top scored for the winners with 10 points. Meanwhile, Xavier International outplayed Gyan Niketan 52-36 riding on Anup Waiba’s 15 points, while Bibek Raut netted 16 points in Golden Gate’s 49-38 victory over BernHardt.