KANNUR: Host Kannur girls along with Thrissur and Pathanamthitta boys entered the quarterfinals of the 25th Kerala State Youth basketball championships at the Mary Giri Senior Secondary School courts here on Saturday.

The results: Boys: Group A: Thrissur 42 (Muneer Subbair 17, Amit Sebastin 11) bt Ernakulam 22; Pathanamthitta 35 (Paul Stephan 10) bt Thiruvananthapuram 15; Pathanamthitta 58 (Paul Stephan 21, Richard Baby 16, Arun Alexander10) bt Ernakulam 54 (Nithin George 14, Dixon 14, Mathew Sebastian10); Thrissur 39 (Muneer Subair10) bt Thiruvananthapuram 8.

Group B: Wayanad 64 (A.R. Ajith 20, Sarath 13) bt Malappuram 38 (P.K. Ishan 10).

Group C: Alapuzha 31 (Sharath Sankar 16) bt Kollam 24 (Hareesh Krishna 12, Anzil Alphonze 10)

Group D: Palakkad 40 (Tobin Kleetus 24) bt Kozhikode 37 (Shrisanth 23); Kozhikode 36 (Murali 14) bt Kasaragod 15 (Mahesh 11).

Girls: Group A: Alappuzha 28 (Chinju Susan 13) bt Ernakulam 23 (Deepthi 11).

Group B: Kottayam 30 (Sona M. Saji 15) bt Pathanamthitta 23(S.Arya 10); Pathanamthitta 37 (Lincy Jerome 12, S. Arya 10) bt Malappuram 16.

Group C: Kasaragod bt Idukki 19-8; Thrissur 35 (Stency Nixon 10) bt Kozhikode 18.

Group D: Kannur 47 (Neenumol 15, Anusha Anto10) bt Thiruvananthapuram 10. — Principal Correspondent

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