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Ludhiana Academy boys champions in Punjab Youth Basketball

October 29, 2016 11:11 PM
Ludhiana Academy boys champions in Punjab Youth Basketball

CHANDIGARH: With an all-win record four-team super league, Ludhiana Basketball Academy emerged victorious in the 42nd Punjab Youth Basketball Championship at Fatehgarh Sahib. Ludhiana Academy defeated Ludhiana District by 48-27 in their first super league match. They went on to beat Jalandhar by 55-24 and in their final league fixture Ludhiana Academy outpointed hosts Fatehgarh Sahib by 58-28.

Jalandhar with two wins emerged runners-up while Fatehgarh Sahib finished third. Ludhiana District were fourth.

In the girls section, Ludhiana defeated Mansa by 38-29 and Pathankot by 29-18. In their last league outing, Ludhiana beat Sangrur by 48-37. Sangrur beat Pathankot by 40-16 and Mansa by 54-43. Mansa, however, managed to beat Pathankot by 32-24.

Former Punjab Director General of Police and current Punjab Basketball Association president RS Gill distributed the prizes.

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