KATHMANDU: Wilson ‘A’, People’s, Neric, Kathmandu Xavier, Sanskriti, Teresa, Daffodil ‘A’ and TIA advanced to the quarter-finals of the 19th Wilson Hoops Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Thursday.
In the senior boys’ section matches, hosts Wilson defeated Wisdom 50-25 riding on 17 points from Pemba Sherpa, while People’s registered a 41-14 victory over Greenfield in which Sanket Shahi top scored for the winning team with 19 points.
Likewise, Manish Chhetri scored 13 points as Neric outplayed Nibs 65-26, whereas Sanjeev Magar netted 29 points in Kathmandu Xavier’s 48-37 victory over Hims.
Sanskriti defeated Zenith 48-37 riding on 14 points from Mrinal Joshi, while Arjun Thapa netted 14 as Teresa beat Daffodil ‘B’ 44-37.
Also, Jihen Malla netted 22 as TIA overwhelmed Nepalaya 65-43, while Daffodil ‘A’ hammered Gauri Shankar 49-28 riding on 11 points from Kishan Shah.
The annual tournament, organised by Wilson Academy, also features girls, junior boys and staff categories.