Wilson, TIA win titles

KATHMANDU: Wilson ‘A’ and TIA won the titles of the 19th Wilson Hoops Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Sunday.

The hosts defeated Daffodil 75-54 in the senior boys’ section final, while Rinchen Moktan netted 16 points as TIA beat Reliance 36-34 in the girls’ section championship match.  Likewise, Neric edged past Wilson 41-39 in junior boys’ category final, and NIBS defeated Wilson 21-18 in the staff final.

Binod Sen (senior boys) of Wilson, Swastika Limbu (girls) of TIA, Indra Khatri (junior boys) of Neric and Rupesh Napit (staff) of NIBS were named the Most Valuable Players of the tournament.

Also, St Xavier’s School, Manjugoksha School, Shree Mangaldeep School and Teresa Academy won the fair play awards.

Nepal Basketball Association General Secretary Narendra Thapa among others handed over the prizes to the winners of the tournament organised by Wilson Academy.