Dehradun, November 23, 2014: Hilton Boys and Doon International girls reigned supreme on Day 8, the finals, of Challengers League of Indian School Basketball League organized by Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and Uttarakhand Basketball Association in collaboration with IMG Reliance (IMG-R) at the Doon International in Dehradun on Sunday.
Boys from Hilton School beat Doon School 71-49 in the final while the girls from Doon International School won 52-32 beating Jaswant Modern School to become city’s best school basketball sides.
The girls final was the first fixture of the day and hosts never let away the advantage through all the four quarters to comfortably seal their supremacy as Milan Deep Kaur, also the MVP, scored 15 points for the champions.
Following the girls’ triumph, boys final begun. Doon had no answers to Hilton School’s attacking play. Riding on boys MVP Steven’s 24 points, Hilton came up as No.1 school side in boys category.
At Doon International: Challenger League Results
Boys: Hilton’s School (Steven 24) beat Doon School (Suhel 26)
Girls: Doon International (Milan 15) beat Jaswant Modern School (Suman 17) 52-32
Rising Star- SRISHTI RAWAT-ST.JOSEPH’S ACADEMY
Best Defender-BANITA-JASWANT MODERN SCHOOL
Most Valuable Player- MILAN DEEP KAUR- DOON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Rising Star- KARAN SETHI-THE DOON SCHOOL
Best Defender- KAMRAN-DOON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Most Valuable Player – STEVEN-HILTON’S SCHOOL
1st Place- Doon International School
2nd Place- Jaswant Modern School
3rd Place- St. Joseph’s Academy
1st Place- Hilton’s School
2nd Place- The Doon School
3rd Place- Doon International School
About the Basketball Federation of India
The Basketball Federation of India or BFI is the governing and controlling body of basketball in India, and is responsible for the development and promotion of the sport at all levels. BFI has been involved in conducting camps, clinics, events, and training sessions at its academies for the development of basketball. BFI came into being in 1935 and took complete control over Indian basketball in 1950. Prior to that time, the Indian Olympic Association handled the conduct of Indian basketball championships. Since 1950, the BFI has been conducting various such championships, from the grassroots to senior team participation in international tournaments. In addition, the BFI has been responsible for the establishment of strong sub-junior and junior level programs. The BFI has to its credit produced several international players of repute, among them 17 have been bestowed with the honor of Arjuna Award. More information at www.indiabasketball.org
About IMG Reliance
IMG Reliance Pvt Ltd., is an equal joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s largest and most recognized private sector company, and IMG Worldwide (IMG), the world’s leading sports marketing and management company. The joint venture company will develop market and manage sports and entertainment in India. Its current assets include India’s premier fashion event, Lakmé Fashion Week and South Asia’s only ATP World Tour event, the Aircel Chennai Open. IMG Reliance has entered agreements with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) to create a new professional basketball league and manage all aspects of the commercial rights to the game in India and the All India Football Federation (AIFF), to improve, popularize and promote the game of football throughout India, from the grassroots to the professional level. IMG Reliance has also created a scholarship program to identify and train talented young Indians from sports including – basketball, soccer and tennis at IMG’s world-class sports training facilities at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida.