Pulincunnu’s St. Joseph’s and Mannanam’s St. Ephreme entered the boys’ semifinals of the 18th Kristu Jyothi Chavara all-Kerala schools basketball tournament, here on Friday.
The results: Quarterfinals: Boys: St. Ephreme (Mnm) 32 bt Kristu Jyothi (Chgy) 18; St. Joseph’s (Pulincunnu) 52 (Sohul K. Lal 21, A.S. Thahir 12) bt Sacred Heart (Chgy) 32 (Jishnu J. Nair 24).
Girls: SAI (Tlsy) 36 (Libiya 10) bt Kristu Jyothi (Chgy) 21 (Ann Maria Joseph 15); SN Trust (Klm) 36 (Nimmy Mathew 13) bt St. Joseph’s (Alpa) 22 (Meriya Fernando 10).
GVHS (Knr) 51 (E.K. Amrutha 20) bt Silver Hill HS (Koz) 28.
At Kochi, Former State player C. Ramesh’s all-round performance (67 not out and five for four) helped Thrissur’s CIDBI Loongs Academy crush Vytilla CC by 177 runs in the K.T. Kerala Varma memorial Pooja knock-out qualifying cricket tournament on Friday.
The scores: TCA (Kayamkulam) 73 for eight in 15 overs lost to Muthootu Mini (Thiruvall) 76 for no loss in 15 over (Rahul Dev 65); CIDBI Loongs Academy (Thrissur) 235 for five in 30 overs (Abhishek 66, C. Ramesh 67 n.o.) bt Vytilla CC 58 in 21.1 overs (C. Ramesh five for four).