St Joseph's, Vibgyor High emerge U-9 MSSA basketball champs
St Joseph's completed a grand double, having earlier won the boys U-13 crown.
St Joseph's (Wadala) scored three crucial points in the final quarter to snatch a slender 11-10 win over Don Bosco International (Matunga) in the boys U-9 final of the MSSA inter-school basketball tournament at Azad Maidan on Wednesday.
Yug Shukla, who shot a vital basket to level scores at 10-all and teammate Zeon Velekalihill, who top-scored with six points, including the final point from the free-throw line were mainly responsible for St Joseph's success. St Joseph's completed a grand double, having earlier won the boys U-13 crown.
High for Vibgyor girls
The Vibgyor High (Malad) girls are all smiles after winning the MSSA U-9 basketball final yesterday
Earlier, Vibgyor High (Malad) beat Bombay Scottish (Mahim) 5-2 in the girls final. It was a grand double for Vibgyor too as their boys had earlier won the U-11 title.
St Joseph's Maruf Shaikh and Kiara Bhandari of Vibgyor were voted as the Most Valuable Player of their respective tournaments and received a cash award of Rs 2,500 each from MSSA vice-president Wiron Vaz.
In the third place matches, Vibgyor High ICSE (Goregaon) boys beat Yashodham School (Goregaon) 5-3, while Auxilium Convent's (Wadala) girls overcame Yashodham School (Goregaon) 11-10.
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