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Jr basketball meet begins

THE 57th national junior basketball championship got underway at BHEL Sports Complex here today. In the league matches in boys? category played on the opening day of the championship, Sai Training Centre Bhopal defeated Jabalpur Corporation 57-20, Ratlam defeated Indore 38-18, Basketball Academy Bhopal overcame Guna 54-43, Indore Corporation defeated Gwalior 40-16 and District Training Centre Jabalpur team defeated Morena district team 36-05.

india Updated: May 21, 2006 15:03 IST

THE 57th national junior basketball championship got underway at BHEL Sports Complex here today. In the league matches in boys’ category played on the opening day of the championship, Sai Training Centre Bhopal defeated Jabalpur Corporation 57-20, Ratlam defeated Indore 38-18, Basketball Academy Bhopal overcame Guna 54-43, Indore Corporation defeated Gwalior 40-16 and District Training Centre Jabalpur team defeated Morena district team 36-05.

In other matches played on the first day, Bhopal Corporation defeated Shajapur district 49-28 and Bhopal district team outplayed Shahdol district 39-27.

The most interesting match of the day was played between teams of Jabalpur and Rewa districts. Jabalpur team won this match, full of ups and downs, by a margin of only one point 73-72.

Rewa team was ahead 39-30 till the halftime. But, the match ended in a tie with both the teams scoring 68 point each. In the extra time, Jabalpur went past Rewa 73-72 and won the match. Boys of the host Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited team defeated Datia team 56-39.

The championship has been organised by BHEL Bhopal Sports Authority in association with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited Sports Club.