THIRUVALLA: The host Pushpagiri Medical College and Somervel Memorial Medical College, Karakonam, entered the men’s final of the fourth Mar Theophilos inter-medicos basketball tournament here.

In the semifinals on Saturday, Pushpagiri defeated Alappuzha’s TD Medical College 45-17 while Somervel scraped past Calicut Medical College 48-45.

The results (men’s semifinals): Pushpagiri MC, Thiruvalla 45 (Alias Thomas 11, Jeril Thomas 10, Dave Steny 10) bt TD MC, Alappuzha 17.

Somervel MMC, Karakonam 48 (Jacob C. Illai 23, Thomson Sam 21) bt Calicut MC 45 (Geo Bosco Francis 16, Jagadish Singh 12). — Principal Correspondent

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