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Kerala girls team wins over Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Defending champions Kerala girls defeated Haryana 63-45 today with Krishna Priya doing a star turn for the winners scoring 22 points.

In other matches, Karnataka girls suffered a loss at the hands of the Tamil Nadu team, who are undefeated, on the third day of the sub junior national basketball championship.

Pavithra Sree put up another strong performance for Tamil Nadu with 21 points.

Last year's runners-up Chhattisgarh continued their good run in the tournament with a 69-38 victory over Uttar Pradesh.

Chhattisgarh's Elizabet Ekka maintained her consistencyscoring 22 points. Madhya Pradesh girls pulled off a 10-point win over Maharashtra with the final score at 51-41.

Later, in the level two girls game, Himachal Pradesh picked up their second victory with a 43-31 victory against Gujarat led by Ananya Sanoria's 27 points.

Meanwhile, in the Boys, defending champions Madhya Pradesh maintained their perfect record with a convincing 94-31 win against Odisha.Pankaj Singh top scored for the MP team with 23 points.

Haryana got the better of Maharashtra today with a 63-49 victory.

Rajasthan tasted their first defeat at the hands of last year's runners up Chattisgarh who took the game 72-51.

Tamil Nadu boys continued to impress with a big 43-12 win over Goa.

Uttar Pradesh managed to edge past Andhra Pradesh 81-71.

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First Published: Thu, February 04 2016. 20:57 IST