MSSA Basketball: Bosco beat IES New English 61-8 to enter quarter-finals

Updated: Dec 14, 2018, 08:30 IST | Gordon D'Costa | Mumbai

Arav Jaggi, 14, played the lead role for Don Bosco and top-scored with 24 points

Don Bosco cager Arav Jaggi is all smiles at Azad Maidan yesterday. Pic/Sayyed Sameer Abedi
Don Bosco cager Arav Jaggi is all smiles at Azad Maidan yesterday. Pic/Sayyed Sameer Abedi

Defending champs Don Bosco (Matunga) defeated IES New English (Bandra) 61-8 to advance into the boys' U-16 quarter-finals of the MSSA-organised inter-school basketball tournament at Azad Maidan yesterday.

Arav Jaggi, 14, played the lead role for Don Bosco and top-scored with 24 points. Don Bosco captain Anurag Pandey also made his presence felt by scoring 12 points while teammate Aryan Chopra made a useful contribution with eight points. For IES New English, Ritik Rawat scored four points.

Meanwhile, St Joseph's 'B' (Wadala) recorded a 53-13 win against Lakshdham (Goregaon) to progress to the quarter-finals. Karan Shah (10 points) and Sahil Pednekar (8 points) were the leading scorers in St Joseph's victory. Harsh Meshram, Aaran Ajmera and Yash Gupta scored four points each for Lakshdham.

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