3rd HISSAN Basketball Champion: Xavier International
During the 3rd Hissan sports week, Xavier International College has clinched the girls basketball title with a comprehensively.
Held in the Basundhara based Hrit Academy’s closed court, for the title short, it was fiercely fought between Xavier International and Nasa International College at the end it was Xavier International girls who got better than their opponents by a fair margin of 31-27. For Xavier International Karma Chhungting collected as much as 11 personal points.
In the first and second quarter: Xavier International fell behind by a narrow margin of 5-7 and 4-6 respectively. However in the following quarter Xavier International took the lead and from there on consolidated and eventually inched closer to the title. It all happened in the 3rd quarter, when it managed to take the all important lead of 14-7; this lead of 7 points proved to be the turning point and laid the foundation for its win. Again in the fourth quarter it surged ahead by a slender difference of 8-7. Final’s top scorer Karma was adjudged as the “most valuable player”.
In the boy’s category, it had to be satisfied with the first runner up title, as the title slipped away by a penultimate point.
In this league cum knock-out basketball competition, 28 boys and 9 girls teams competed respectively.