KATHMANDU: Kirtipur, Great Maya, Peoples Academy and South Siders advanced to the semi-finals of the third U-16 National Basketball Tournament here on Wednesday.
Kirtipur defeated Gyan Niketan 59-48 riding on 26 points from Rujan Maharjan, while Jangbu Sherpa netted 26 points in Great Maya’s 60-57 victory over Wilson Academy at the Prime College courts in Nayabazaar. Also, Peoples outplayed Vidhya Sagar 55-31 and South Siders thrashed Himalaya 73- 58.
Dhiren Kathayat top scored for Peoples with 18 points, while Sijan Mahato netted 25 points for South Siders.
In semi-finals, Kirtipur will face Great Maya, while Peoples take on South Siders.
A version of this article appears in print on May 23, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.