Local cagers shine in national meet

CHANDIGARH:The local boys' U-19 basketball team won the silver medal in the recently concluded SGFI National U-19 Championship, at Puducherry.

Local cagers shine in national meet

Chandigarh U -19 basketball team after winning the silver medal in the SGFI National Championship at Puducherry. Tribune photo

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Chandigarh, December 3 

The local boys' U-19 basketball team won the silver medal in the recently concluded SGFI National U-19 Championship, at Puducherry.  

The city boys faced an 81-90 defeat against Haryana and failed to cross the final hurdle. Sachin (22 points) remained the top scorer for the city team, while Sahaij Pratap Singh Sekhon also contributed 18 points in the cause. Earlier, they defeated Tamil Nadu 92-80, Maharashtra 90-69 and Telangana 81-71.  Sekhon of Chandigarh was also adjudged as best player of the tournament. Squad: Sahaij Partap Singh Sekhon, Jaskaran Singh, Tejbir, Sachin, Ankush, Jashan Singh, Madhwan, Sachin, Monu Pal, Navjot Singh, Ajit Singh, Karun Kumar Jhajhria, Dinesh Dahiya (coach) and Paramjeet Singh (manager).—TNS 

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