11th OBT: Stallions, Jumpers win

Correspondent Kohima, May 14 (NPN) | Publish Date: 5/14/2019 11:13:10 AM IST

Defending champions Stallions, Taurus, Team Orca, Backyard Ballers, Jumpers, and Ophidians won their respective league matches on the second day of the ongoing 11th Open Basketball Tournament (OBT) at Kohima local ground on Tuesday. 

The week-long tournament is being organised by Suncity Kohima in association with the Nagaland Basketball Association.

In the league match on the second day, Taurus overcame Elite 23-21 in a tight contest. While the defending champions Stallions made an easy passage over St Joseph College by 46-28 in their first match. 

Team Orca defeated Tepenjem by 49-23. Road Runners and Trouncers had to settle for a draw with 33 points each at the end of the match and shared a point each. 

XLR8 lost their second successive match as they lost against Backyard Ballers by a point. Ballers won the match by 26-25 in the fifth match. 

Jumpers hammered Art City Warriors 73-17. 

In the 7th match, Ophidians beat CMD Hoopers 39-33. Both teams face an uphill task to enter the next round with a match remaining in the league. Ophidians lost their first match to TMB, while CMD Hoopers lost their second match on Tuesday. 

Sabu Yashü, additional director, department of Information and Technology and Dinesh Gupta, IPS, SP (INT) were the match patrons on Tuesday. 

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