SPORT

DRDO defeats Ulsoor SU

BANGALORE: DRDO put up a spirited show in the third and fourth quarters to beat Ulsoor Sports Union 46-31, after trailing 10-14 at half-time, in the State ‘C’ division basketball league for the S. Rangarajan memorial Trophy at the Sree Kanteerava stadium courts on Tuesday.

After being 6-4 and 4-10 in the first two quarters, DRDO was inspired by some fine shooting from Rahul and Kiran in the third (19-6) and fourth (17-11) to finish comfortably ahead.

Mahesh scored a whopping 36 points in BEL’s 52-43 win over Pinakini (Gouribidanur) in another tie.

The results:

YMMA 42 (Dilip 14, Harish 12) bt Bangalore Sporting 34 (Adithya 14); BEL 52 (Mahesh 36, Vinod 11) bt Pinakini (Gouribidanur) 43 (Srinath 11, Satish 10); Pattabhiramanagar 62 (Abhilash 15, Yeshwanth 13) bt Devanga Sports Union 38 (Nitin 11); Vivekananda BC (Mandya) 59 (Anil Kumar 21) bt Bosch SC 23 (Mahesh 10); DRDO 46 (Rahul 14, Kiran 13) bt Ulsoor SU 31 (Manjunath 20). — Special Correspondent