Host Innovative English School and Valley Public School have clinched the titles at the 4th Innovative Inter-School Basketball Tournament 2015 on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
Innovative claimed the title in Senior Boys' while Valley Public won in Senior Girls'. These two schools were the final contenders in both the categories held at Innovative home court in Sankhamul, Kathmandu.
In the Senior Boys' section, Innovative dominated all four quarters -- 16-5 12-2 12-2 16-2 -- to secured 56-11 points win over Valley Public. Ashish Basnet has scored highest 21 points for winner.
Similarly, Valley Public beat Innovative by 35-23 to lift the title in Senior Girls' section. Though Innovative girls overcame in the second quarter with 8-10 points after losing first quarter by 6-2 points, it lost remaining third and fourth quarters by 15-6 and 6-5, respectively.
Innovative School's Anup Bahadur Basnet (Boys') and Valley Public's Roshani Shrestha (Girls') were announced the "Most Valuable Player" in their respective categories.
Radiant School and RIBs School won "Most Disciplined Team" in Boys' and Girls', respectively.
Nepal Basketball Association's senior vice-president Narendra Thapa along PABSON's president THakin Kumar Gurung jointly awarded the winners amidst a concluding ceremony at the school premises.
Altogether, 24 teams including 12 each Boys' and Girls' had competed in a week-long tournament.