Sanvi Tambe and Priti Sathwane scored identical 16 points as Nagpur Amateur Sports Association (NASA) surprised hosts Nutan Bharat Yuwak Sangh (NBYS) in a thriller 50-48 to qualify for the semifinals of the inter-club senior basketball championship on Monday.
With this win, NASA emerged as the pool B toppers and qualified for the semifinals while NBYS will play in the quarter finals. Similarly, Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM) women defeated City Police 36-10 to register their third victory on the trot and emerge as the Pool A topper to qualify for the semifinals of the five-day meet.
Women (League): NASA (Sanvi Tambe 16, Priti Sathwane 16) bt NBYS (Namrata Desai 15, Bhargavi Sarve 14) 50-48 (4-10, 11-7, 20-22, 15-9);
DKM (Vaidehi Bhagat 13, Sameeksha Chandak 9) bt City Police (Kalpana Ghatphode 3) 36-10 (14-1, 9-2, 10-5, 2-2)
Men (PQF): Phoenix-A (Sohel Shaikh 18) bt ESKM (Vipin Yadav 11) 42-35 (9-9, 8-11, 7-5, 18-10);