KOCHI: Samson James sunk in 26 points as host Sacred Heart CMI Public School defeated Rajagiri HSS, Kalamassery, 53-49 and entered the final of the Fr. George Koyikara Endowment inter-school basketball tournament at Thevara on Tuesday evening.
In Wednesday’s final, the host will meet Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, which defeated Don Bosco (Vaduthala) 42-39.
The results: Semifinals: Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara 42 (S. Anand 18) bt Don Bosco, Vaduthala 39 (Sam J. Antony 22); Sacred Heart CMI PS, Thevara 53 (Samson James 26, Harikrishnan 14) bt Rajagiri HSS, Kalamassery 49 (Arun Jude 17).
Quarterfinals: Bhavan’s, Elamakkara 50 (S. Anand 32) bt Sacred Heart High School, Thevara 48 (Bronson Bernard 25). — Principal Correspondent