Supradeep (35 points) and D. Karthik (25) helped Raising Star SC register a vital 58-52 win over Nationals SC in its last league match and clinch the title in the Mahadevappa memorial basketball district league at the Subbarayanakere grounds here on Sunday.

Raising Star took the top spot with five wins and one loss while Nationals finished second despite having a similar record (five wins and a loss). Raising Star was declared the champion, thanks to its win against Nationals.

Rangers SC and Pro-Tec SC, with four wins and two losses each, took the third and fourth places respectively. Defending champion BEML (Mysore) finished last with two victories and four defeats.

The results (league): Raising Star 58 (Supradeep 35, D. Karthik 25) bt Nationals 52 (Jeethu 20); Nationals 59 (Nandan 20) bt YCSC 40 (Khan 15); Raising Star 64 (Vikas Gowda 25) bt Rangers 49 (Abhi 20); Pro-Tec 74 (Divyananda 23) bt BEML 54 ( Ramesh 18); Rangers 63 ( Rajendra 20) bt Pro-Tec 58 (Vicky 15).

Best players: Abhi (Rangers) and Jeethu (Nationals); Special prize: Nandan (Nationals) . — Correspondent

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