AP enter semis
Andhra Pradesh beat Chhattisgarh 63-58 in the quarterfinal of the boys category in the 43rd Arise Steel Sub-junior national basketball championship at Saroornagar Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh beat Chhattisgarh 63-58 in the quarterfinal of the boys category in the 43rd Arise Steel Sub-junior national basketball championship at Saroornagar Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday. Shaik Ahmed Alisha played a key role and scored 27 points for Andhra Pradesh. For Chhattisgarh, Rishab Jaiswar scored 15 points.
Haryana also moved to the last four in the boy’s category. From the girls section, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra entered the semifinals. Hosts Telangana boys entered quarterfinal beating Maharashtra 68-50 with Shaik Khaja scoring 17 and M Shankar 10 points. They will next meet Madhya Pradesh.
Results: Girls: Quarterfinals: Kerala 50 (Ann Mary Zachariah 23, Aleena Antony 14) bt Rajasthan 41 (Rashi Kothani 19, Diksha Pareek 10); Tamil Nadu 67 (Sree Varshini J 25, Sathya K 21) bt Karnataka 41 (Harini MS 8, Aishwarya Panalkar 8); Maharashtra 48 (Sara Ali Ahemad 13, Siya Deodhar 12, Danka A Pereira 9) bt Madhya Pradesh 30 (Asmat Kaur Tanque 9, Ishita Navya Sharma 7); Boys: Andhra Pradesh 63 (Shaik Ahmed Alisha 27, M Bhargav 11, Sreetam Tripathy 10) bt Chhattisgarh 58 (Rishab Jaiswar 15, Pranav Sharma 10); Haryana 76 (Robin Banerjee 20, Vinay Pawar 12) bt Uttar Pradesh 54 (Gourav 24, Sahil 20, Akshay 10); Pre-quarterfinal: Telangana 68 (Shaik Khaja 17, M Shankar 10) bt Maharashtra 50 (Imran Khan 16, H Qureshi 15, Usman 12)