St. Peter’s turn tables on Royal

St. Peter’s College turned tables on Royal College by 62 points to 51 to clinch the Colombo South Under 17 Basketball title which was played at Reid Avenue recently. At half time, Royal College was well ahead of their opponents with 31 points to 18. For St. Peter’s College Nichula Liyanage 26 points, Yohan Prabasara and Vishwa Aloysius 10 each, were the main contributors. The chief scorers for Royal College were Julian Gunasinghe 17 and C. Siraj 14.

Vishwa Aloysious and Nichula Liyanage of St. Peter’s, were adjudged the best defensive and best player of the tournament respectively, while Julian Gunasinghe won the award for the best offensive player.

Lyceum, Nugegoda clinch losers final in extra time
Lyceum International, Nugegoda clinched the losers final when they defeated Asian International by 69 points to 62 in extra time of the Colombo South boys under 17 cager tournament at Reid Avenue.
At half time Asian International were in front with 32 points to 31 and at full time the tally was 59 each.

Other results – Quarter finals
St. Peter’s 57 (24) (Nichula Liyanage 23, V. Rodrigo 11) beat Mahanama 20 (11) (M. Munasinghe 10, B. Fernando 10)

Royal 62 (36) (Shanaz Shiraz and Ragurabhavan 18 each) beat St. Sebastian’s 58 (23) (S. Ramanayake18, R. Fernando 17)

AIS 72 (46) (Bevan Samuel 15, Chirantha De Silva 11) beat CSI 48 (11) (Isuru Lakshika 14, Dinesh Ratnayake 10) Lyceum, Nugegoda 81 (53) (D. Mendis 19, A. Mohamed 15) beat Royal Institute 28 (16) (M. Perera 15)

Semi Finals
St. Peter’s 67 (38) (N. Liyanage 28, V. Rodrigo 13) beat AIS 58 (26) (Dimithri Grebe and Bevan Samuel 22 each)

Royal College 67 (30) (J. Gunasinghe 27, C. Viraj 20, Asanka Ekanayake 10) beat Lyceum, Nugegoda 55 (33) ( D. Ratnayake, Y. Farook and T. Moondhu 10) (BM)

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