Valley Public win

KATHMANDU: Valley Public ‘A’ defeated Loyalty 29-23 in the inaugural match of the 10th Valley Public Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Thursday. Laxmi Chaudhary and Roshani Shrestha scored 11 points each for the winners. In other girls’ section matches, Valley Public ‘B’ beat Bal Bikash 21-11 riding on seven points apiece from Sabitri Karki and Sabina Subedi, while HHCA defeated KMC 35-28. In boys’ section, Kamal BK netted 10 points as the hosts outplayed Wilson Academy 32-10. In other matches, Greenland defeated KMC 51-35, Himalaya beat Manjari 14-11 and HHCA outplayed New Summit 41-5. A total of 32 teams, 16 each in both sections, are taking part in tournament.