Hosts Himalayan International Model School (HIMS) of Kathmandu, Nepal defeated Ekalavya Model Residential School of Sikkim, India 57 – 54 in the final to lift the title of 1st HIMS Invitational Club Level Women’s Basketball Tournament here at Kathmandu, Nepal.
HIMS took the first quarter 21 – 11 while Ekalavya took the second quarter 18 – 6. Going to the half time break it was Ekalavya leading 29 – 27 but after the break HIMS took third and fourth quarter 18 – 14 and 12 – 11 to lift the inaugural title of the HIMS Invitational Club Level Women’s Basketball Tournament.
“Women of the final match” Samikchya Neupane netted game high 18 points for HIMS while Gyanu Gauchan netted 13, Neha Chaudhari netted 11, Preeti Tulachan scored 10 and Maya Syangten netted 5 points for the winners. Nima Bhutia was top scorer for Ekalavya with 10 points.
Nima Bhutia of Ekalavya Model Residential School of Sikkim, India was declared Most Valuable Player of the tournament and received Nepalese Rupees 10000 in cash prize.
First of it’s kind tournament in Nepal, four invited teams; hosts HIMS, Ekalavya (India), Saipal Academy (Nepal) and RIBS All Star (Nepal) took part in the event which was held in the premises of host Hosts Himalayan International Model School (HIMS) at Kathmandu, Nepal.
Winner HIMS took home Cash prize of Nepalese Rupees 100000 while Ekalavya took home Nepalese Rupees 50000 in cash prize.