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Oxford School edge past Montfort in ISBL

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Oxford beat Montfort in a close game

New Delhi, November 28, 2014: Boys from Oxford School managed to sneak past Montfort School 38-36 on the Day 3 of Premier League of the Indian School Basketball League organized by Basketball Federation of India with Delhi Basketball Association in collaboration with IMG Reliance in DPS, RK Puram on Friday. Shaurya scored 18 points for Montfort, but Oxford held their nerves to grab a two point victory.

Hosts, DPS, RK Puram lost to DPS, Mathura Road 32-41. Shon top scored with 19 points for the victors. Modern School had it easy against Bluebells International and won 59-27 without breaking a sweat. Meanwhile, boys from St. Michael too had a good day and defeated Bal Bharti, Pitampura 35-21.

In the girls category though DPS, RK Puram defeated DPS, Mathura road 08-02 and made up for boys’ loss. Similarly, girls from Bal Bharti defeated St. Michael 27 -09. In the last game of the day, Montfort School defeated National Victor 38-23. Sushantika scored 22 points for the victors.

Results

VENUE: DPS, RK Puram

CATEGORY: BOYS

Team 1

Team 2

Score

(Team1-Team2)

Winner

Highest Scorer
(Points)

A3 –DPS RK Puram

A4 – DPS Mathura Road

(32 – 41)

A4 – DPS Mathura Road

Utkarsh (11) – Shon (19)

A1 –Modern School

A2 –Bluebells International

(59 – 27)

A1 –Modern School

Gutu singh (10) – Paran (13)

B3-St.Michael

B4-Bal bharti – Pitampura

(35 – 21)

B3-St.Michael

Manik (10) – Priyank (8)

B1-Oxford School

B2-Montfort School

(38 – 36)

B1-Oxford School

Shivam (11) – Shaurya (18)

CATEGORY: GIRLS

Team 1

Team 2

Score

(Team1-Team2)

Winner

Highest Scorer
(Points)

A3-DPS Mathura Road

A4-DPS Rk puram

(02 – 08)

A4-DPS Rk puram

Priyansha (2) – Tanya Atree (3)

B3-St.Michael

B4-Bal bharti Pitampura

(09 – 27)

B4-Bal bharti Pitampura

Aakansha (3) – Shubham (9)

B1-National Victor

B2-Montfort School

(23 – 38)

B2-Montfort School

Maria (10) – Sushantika (22)

About the Basketball Federation of India

The Basketball Federation of India or BFI is the governing and controlling body of basketball in India, and is responsible for the development and promotion of the sport at all levels. BFI has been involved in conducting camps, clinics, events, and training sessions at its academies for the development of basketball. BFI came into being in 1935 and took complete control over Indian basketball in 1950. Prior to that time, the Indian Olympic Association handled the conduct of Indian basketball championships. Since 1950, the BFI has been conducting various such championships, from the grassroots to senior team participation in international tournaments.

In addition, the BFI has been responsible for the establishment of strong sub-junior and junior level programs. The BFI has to its credit produced several international players of repute, among them 16 have been bestowed with the honor of Arjuna Award. More information at www.indiabasketball.org

About IMG Reliance

IMG Reliance Pvt Ltd., is an equal joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s largest and most recognized private sector company, and IMG Worldwide (IMG), the world’s leading sports marketing and management company. The joint venture company will develop, market and manage sports and entertainment in India. Its current assets include India’s premier fashion event, Lakmé Fashion Week and South Asia’s only ATP World Tour event, the Aircel Chennai Open. IMG Reliance has entered agreements with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) to create a new professional basketball league and manage all aspects of the commercial rights to the game in India and the All India Football Federation (AIFF), to improve, popularize and promote the game of football throughout India, from the grassroots to the professional level. IMG Reliance has also created a scholarship program to identify and train talented young Indians from sports including – basketball, soccer and tennis-at IMG’s world-class sports training facilities at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida.

Edited by Staff Editor
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