THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mount Carmel (Kottayam) entered the final in the girls’ section in the sixth Lourdean Trophy all-Kerala basketball tournament at the Lourdean floodlit basketball courts on Sunday.
In the semifinals, Mount Carmel overcame SN Trust HSS (Kollam) 50-36 and will meet the winner of the other semifinal between GVHSS (Thalassery) and GVHSS (Kannur) in the final.
In the boys’ section, St. Ephremes (Mannanam), St. Joseph’s HSS (Pulincunnu), St. Joseph’s HSS (Thiruvananthapuram) and St. Thomas HSS (Kozhencherry) entered the semifinals.
Boys: Quarterfinals: St Ephremes, Mannanam 39 (Tony K.Mathew11, M.Mahesh 10) bt Ann’s, Kurianad 24; St. Joseph’s HSS, Pulicunnu bt MTHHSS, Kurianoor 26-6; St Jopseph’s HSS, Thiruvananthapuram 48 (V.K.Ajith 14, B.Achuth 11) bt SCS HSS, Tiruvalla 25 (Arun Joseph 10); St.Thomas HSS, Kozhecherry 53 (P.V.Prasath 16, Benon Joseph 13, Jomon Jose 10) bt Girideeepm Bethany, Kottayam 32(Joseph Thomas 12)
Girls: Semifinals: Mount Carmel 50 (Sona M. Saji 26) bt SN Trust HSS, Kollam 36 (Shilji Joseph 16).
Quarterfinals: Govt Girls HSS, Thallasserry 42 (P.R.Surya 24) bt Little Flower, Koratty 24 (Grima Susan 10); SN Trust, Kollam 52 (Shilji George 23, Anjana 14) bt GVHSS, Thrissur 47 (Anu Thomas 16, Rojamol 11); Mount Carmel bt Lourdes Public School, Kottayam 17-10.
Titanium makes merry
Titanium blanked Black Arrows 3-0 in the opening match of the Thiruvananthapuram district super league match at the Chandrashekaran Nair stadium on Sunday.
Usman struck a brace while Shabeer scored the other goal for the winner.
In another match, St. Mary’s FC (Vettucadu) defeated Coastal Club (Valiyathura) 2-0. Shihab and Tomy scored the goals for St. Mary’s FC.
Easy for Fighters
Fighters CC scored an 82-run win over Kingpins CC in the Thiruvananthapuram district ‘D’ division cricket league at the LNCPE ground on Sunday.
The scores: Fighters CC 200 for six in 27 overs (Sanal 68) bt Kingpings CC 118 in 23 overs (Jagadeesh five for 28, Vignesh three for 12).