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Chirec, Gitanjali emerge champs in Basketball tournament

Telangana Today 2019-08-24 00:00:00

Chirec boys outclassed Delhi Public School 45-17 while Gitanjali girls eked out a facile 60-42 win in the two finals.

The Gitanjali Devshala team that triumphed in the girls section

Hyderabad: Chirec Public School and Gitanjali Devshala emerged as champions in boys and girls sections respectively in the Rev Fr Devasia memorial inter-schools basketball tournament at St Patrick’s High School on Saturday.

Chirec boys outclassed Delhi Public School 45-17 while Gitanjali girls eked out a facile 60-42 win in the two finals.


In a lop-sided final, Chirec boys dominated the match. DPS were not able to break the tight Zonal defence of Chirec Public School with Aakash affecting many steals in the front and if they managed to sneak through Arun was near the ring to block them with ease. In turn Chirec, scored with ease and led 28-12 at half time.

On resumption, Chirec cruised comfortably to win the title.

Gitanjali Devshala had the measure of defending Champions Delhi Public School. They led 30-15 at half time. Gitanjali played a fast paced game from the start with Joshika and Tanvitha combining well to score through drive-ins to take a 14- 9 lead at end of 1st quarter, with Harshitha and Aditi chipping in for Delhi Public School.

Playing a fast-paced game, Gitanjali were unstoppable to emerge worthy winners.

Results (final):

Boys: Chirec Public School  45 (Rohan 8, Arun  6, Ritvik 6) bt Delhi Public School  17 (Vishwanath  8, Kritin 6)

Girls: Gitanjali Devshala  60 (Ruchin  28, Joshika  20, Tanvitha 13) bt Delhi Public School  42 (Harshitha 12, Aditi 10, Khushi  8)

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