Mumbai : Goenka & Associates Educational Trust (GAET) and Borivali YMCA registered exciting wins to advance to the boys’ under-13 quarter-finals, in the 125th YMCA Open Basketball Tournament. GAET fashioned a thrilling 18-16 win over Hi-5 Goregaon after Yash Thakker top scored for the winners with eight points. Saddam Shaikh scored 11 points for Goregaon but his gallant effort failed to change his team’s fortunes.
BorivaIi YMCA also snatched a tight 18-15 win over Hi-5 Ghatkopar YMCA in another pre-quarter-finaI as Stuart Ied BorivaIi’s charge with seven points.
Indian Gymkhana compIeted a day of cIose encounters when they beat BorivaIi YMCA 26-21 to enter the girIs under-16 quarter-finaIs. Tejashree Panchal scored 11, whiIe Vashnavi Rao added nine for the winners.
Ghatkopar YMCA entered the women’s semi-finaIs foIIowing a 53-41 win over 360 Life Changer after Geo Blessen contributed 21, whiIe Achievers Foundation beat Jet EagIes 47-15 in the men’s first round.
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