MSSA Basketball: Super Snehal powers Vibgyor 'A' to victory

Updated: Jan 24, 2020, 07:38 IST | Gordon D'costa | Mumbai

RBK International Academy (Chembur) sneaked past Witty International (Malad) 3-2 in a low scoring match

Vibgyor 'A' and Rajhans Vidyalaya 'B' players battle for the ball during their MSSA U-13 basketball match at Azad Maidan yesterday. Pic/Suresh Karkera
Vibgyor 'A' and Rajhans Vidyalaya 'B' players battle for the ball during their MSSA U-13 basketball match at Azad Maidan yesterday. Pic/Suresh Karkera

Snehal Lalwani played the lead role, shooting four baskets, including the first three, to steer Vibgyor 'A' (Malad) to a 11-7 (half-time 7-4) win over Rajhans Vidyalaya 'B' (Andheri) in a girls U-13 pre-quarter-final of the MSSA inter-school basketball tournament at Azad Maidan on Thursday.

Earlier, RBK International Academy (Chembur) sneaked past Witty International (Malad) 3-2 in a low scoring match. Ria N missed a series of chances before finally converting a free throw moments before the final whistle to snatch a close win for her school.

Meanwhile, Hiranandani Foundation (Powai) pulled off a thrilling 11-9 win against a fancied Vibgyor 'A' (Goreagon). The scores ran close till the end before Maanya Tiwari sunk a decisive basket in the nick of time to seal Hiranandani's win.

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