Defending girls’ champion Chhattisgarh retained the title defeating Kerala 79-68 in the final at the Jawaharlal Nehru indoor stadium here on Sunday.

Maharashtra defeated Tamil Nadu 78-66 to take the third spot.

The results: Girls: final: Chhattishgarh 79 (Poonam Chaturvedi 43, Sangeeta 21, Akula Kavita 13) bt Kerala 68 (Poojamol 33, Grima 12, Arathy 9); 3rd place: Maharashtra 78 (Ishwari 21, Shireen 19, Krittika 16, Sruthi 13) bt Tamil Nadu 66 (Keerthi 13, Mathurayaani 11, Sharmila 10).

Semifinals: Boys: Punjab 80 (Satnam Singh 26, Rajveer 20, Khushmeet 16, Loveneet Singh 10) bt Kerala 75 (Sreerag 22, Akhil 14, Jishnu 13, Arun 10, Ajith 10); Delhi 92 (A.S. Sohal 37, Pardeep 17, Narendra 17, Gaurav 15) bt Tamil Nadu 75 (S.Karthickeyan 23, P.Vijay 17, G. Anto Bethle 14).

Girls: Kerala 88 (Poojamol 30, Grima 22, Elizabeth 19) bt Maharashtra 84 (Sruthi 24, Shireen 23, Ishwari 14, Krittika 14); Chhattishgarh 110 (Poonam Chaturvedi 67, Kavita 16, Sangeeta 16) bt Tamil Nadu 79 (R. Selvamithra 17, K. Rajlaxmi Devi 11, S.Pavithira 10).

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