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Dubai boys win nip-and-tuck contest

Girls from Delhi Private School Sharjah beat Dubai Modern High School 34-3 in a Under-13s mini division match of the Indian Basketball League tournament at Dubai Cambridge School.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 00:17 April 23, 2008
  • Gulf News

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  • Blade Watches, Dubai, and InSportz Arabian Gazelles take part in the Indian Basketball League.

Dubai: Girls from Delhi Private School Sharjah beat Dubai Modern High School 34-3 in a Under-13s mini division match of the Indian Basketball League tournament at Dubai Cambridge School.

Juliet (12), Nojat and Jounun, who scored eight points each, sparkled for DPS Sharjah.

Meanwhile their Under-13 boys team went down fighting against DPS, Dubai.

The Sharjah team led 11-9 in the first quarter with the teams going neck and neck in the second.

At the end of the third, DPS, Dubai were trailing by one point at 16-17, but surged ahead in the last quarter when Jerry scored 10 points.

Results:

U13 Boys: Delhi Private School, Dubai: 31 (Jerry Bobby 16, Reynold 7, Steven 5, Raunaq 3) bt DPS, Sharjah 25 (Mathew Thomas 7, Shahank 6, Adeeq Iqbal 4, Jimmy Thomas 4, Nimay 2 and Raj 2)

NIMS, Sharjah 29 (Muneer 10, Adam Abraham 7, Imran 6, Joshua Paul 4, Riaz Bare 2) bt Millennium School, Dubai 11 (Gagan 3, Chandi 2, Shreyak 2, Daniel 2, Anuj 2)

Our Own, Al Warqaa 41 (Akshay 12, George 9, Robin 8, Tejas 5, Raymond 3, Talha 2, Praful 2) bt Emirates National School, Sharjah 36 (James 16, Amir 12, Obaid 4 and Dylan 4)

U13 Girls: DPS, Sharjah 34 (Juliet 12, Nujat 8, Jounnu 8, Spoorthy 4, Roshara 2) bt Dubai Modern High School 3 (Rhea Kalopuso 2, Mallika 1).

Women: In Sportz Arabian Gazelles: 54 (Harshana 17, Sharon 16, Galbha 11, Roshni 8, Ameetha 2) bt Blade Watches 42 ( Preethi 13, Christine 13, Anitha 7, Nandini 5, Swathi 4).