Hyderabad: Piyush and Pranu scored 14 points apiece in Amruth Academy’s 47-35 victory over Rising Stars at a level III match of the Annual Hyderabad Basketball League organised by Trinity Basketball Promotions Under the auspices of Hyderabad District Basketball Association. Sai scored 18 points for Rising Stars in a losing cause.
In another level III match, Kings Basketball Club pulled of a close 29-27 victory over All Star G-9. Meanwhile, in a level-I match, South Central Railways secured a comfortable 58-42 win over Artillery Centre.
Naveen was the architect of Railways’win, scoring 20 points whereas Lakhbir of Artillery waged a lone battle for the team by scoring 23 points. In another level-I match, Victory Playgrounds scored an emphatic 81-77 victory over Eagles after trailing 38-40 at half time.
Results: Level-I matches: South Central Railway 58 (Naveen 20, Liju 7) bt Artillery Centre 42 (Lakhbir Singh 23, Tijo 6); Victory Playgrounds 81 (Narsimha 20, Naveey 13; Salman 13, Bunty13) bt Eagles 77 (Aman 17, Kunnu 17, Gopi 15, Tribhuvan 14)
Level-II matches: Wolf Pack 47 (Arvind 12, Loka 7) bt RR Club 21 (Vishnu 10, Teja 4)
Level-III matches: Amruth Academy 47 (Piyush 14, Pranu 14) bt Rising Stars (Hyderabad) 35 (Sai 18, Aditya 9) Kings Basketball Club 29 (Abhi 12, PDP 12) bt All Star G-9 27 (Prateek 20, Gaurav 3)