NOBS, NIMS triumph

KATHMANDU: Nitin Memorial School (NIMS) clinched the girls’ championship and NOBS won the junior boys’ trophy at the fourth Unique Inter-school Basketball Tournament. NIMS edged to a 21-19 win over Kantipur while NOBS defeated Young Heart 42-30 in finals. Bina Nakarmi of NIMS and Prajwol Sambha of NOBS were declared the most valuable players. — HNS

Chess tournament

KATHMANDU: A six-member Nepali chess players are leaving for Assam on Sunday to participate in the second Jugal Kishor Rating Chess Tournament. Badri Lal Nepali, Bilam Lal Shrestha, Uttam Raj Thapa, Purushottam Chaulagain, Niraj Niruala and Prakash Nepal will represent Nepal in the tournament slated for December 17-21. — HNS

Hosts CPS win

LALITPUR: Hosts Children Paradise Higher Secondary School (CPS) and JVC won their respective league matches at the second CPS Cup Inter-college Boys Basketball. CPS edged past Pinnacle 37-34 while JVC hammered Bright Vision 65-22. In other matches, United Academy saw of Grand Academy 45-40 and Unique defeated Bern Hardt 55-25. — HNS

St Xavier’s in quarters

LALITPUR: St Xavier’s (Jawalakhel) advanced to the quarter-finals of the 13th Fr Moran Memorial Inter-school Football Tournament with a 1-1 win over Dolphin. Nayan Jagebu scored the winner for St Xavier’s. Despite the defeat, Dolphin also entered the last eight. Also entering the quarter-finals were Crescent and Puspanjali. — HNS

Deep Jyoti in semis

KATHMANDU: Deep Jyoti School entered the girls’ section semi-finals with a 26-14 win over hosts Golden Peak in the second Golden Peak Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Saturday. Making it to the Junior Boys’ quarter-finals were Valley Public, Deep Jyoti, Gyan Niketan and Newton. Valley Public beat Ideal English School 30-20, Deep Jyoti saw off New Summit 35-25, Gyan Niketan defeated Clinton 31-26 and Newton sneaked past Greenland 31-27. — HNS

Jyoti Academy in final

KATHMANDU: Jyoti Academy of Lalitpur and Reliance International Academy of Kathmandu made it to the final of the second National Open Inter-school Boys Handball Tournament. Kailash Sunwar scored six goals alone as Jyoti Academy crushed Tops 21-10 while Reliance laboured to a 11-10 win over Shree Jyoti School of Udaypur with Rabindra Mainali and Nime Shrepa netting four goals each for the winners.— HNS

Venus win c’ships

KATHMANDU: Venus School won both the Boys’ and Mini-boys’ championship at the eight Valleywide Inter-school Volleyball Tournament. New Diamond clinched the girls’ trophy. Venus beat Newton 25-13, 25-11, 25-17 in boys’ section while they overcame SEB School 25-23, 28-26, 19-25, 20-25, 15-7 in junior boys’ event. New Diamond defeated SEB 25-10, 25-12, 25-14 in the girls’ final. Dor Bahadur Rana (boys) of Venus, Bhupal Rai (mini-boys) of hosts Annal Jyoti School and Ramila Tandukar (girls) of New Diamond were declared the best players. — HNS