Ludhiana, August 11, 2012: The third weekend of the Mahindra NBA Challenge, Ludhiana continued to witness some thrilling basketball action with Kapurthala enjoying wins in the senior men’s and under-13 boys divisions at the Guru Nanak Stadium here today.
The under-13 lads of Kapurthala were simply dominant in their 52-8 win over Guru Hari Kishan Public School in a group C encounter at the start of the day. And it was then the turn of their senior squad to turn on the style as a 25-point effort from Paramjeet helped Kapurthala beat Muktsar 84-73.
Meanwhile, Patiala who were impressive in the senior men’s and women’s divisions last weekend showed they are also a force to be reckoned with in the junior section with their under-13 side sealing a 52-28 win against Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Potohar.
In some of the day’s other matches, PAU Model School scored a 21-2 victory over Fatehgarh Sahib in an under-13 girls-A clash while Faridkot rode on a 12-point contribution from Amandeep to see off PAP School, Jalandhar 44-14 in an under-13 boys A tie. There was also a big win for Sports School, Gudha in their under-13 boys B match against Nav Bharti Public School with the final score reading 57-4 to the former.
The Ludhiana leg of the Mahindra NBA Challenge is into its third edition and is being conducted in collaboration with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and Punjab Basketball Association. The program will run for seven weeks culminating on September 9.
Greenland beat Fategarh Sahib via walkover
Sangrur beat Sujjapur 33-18
Faridkot beat PAP School, Jalandhar 44-14
Sports School, Gudha beat Nav Bharti Public School 57-4
Kapurthala beat Muktsar 84-73
Gymkhana Club beat APJ Jalandhar 46-12
Patiala beat Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Potohar 52-28
PAU Model School beat Fatehgarh Sahib 21-2
Kapurthala beat Guru Hari Kishan Public School 52-8
Amritsar beat Police Line Club 39-6