Shridiwa advance

KATHMANDU: Hosts Shridiwa and Innovative School advanced to the girls’ category final of the 11th Shridiwa Monsoon Meet Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Saturday.

In the semi-final matches, Chhewang Sherpa top scored with 24 points as Shridiwa recorded a 44-27 victory over RIBS, while Innovative saw off Daffodil 33-17 riding on Mamta Gurung’s 13 points.

In boys’ category semi-final matches, Gyan Niketan outplayed Innovative 50-41 in which Bhumi Samrat scored 17 points for the winners, whereas HHCA recorded a 66-45 win over Odyssey with Bishal Rai contributing 29 points for the winning team. The finals are slated for Sunday.