The first week of the IMG Reliance School League saw some lop sided games as well as close games but the boys from St. Joseph – Wadala, Fr. Agnel’s – Navi Mumbai and the girls from Vidyaniketan – Dombivili showed that they are a class apart.
St. Joseph’s boys team displayed great skills to beat Shishuvan school in both their home and away fixture by huge margins. They beat Shishuvan School 41-18 in their away game and at home they beat Shishuvan School, 42-26. St. Joseph also had an easy outing against Smt. Suluchanadevi Singhania School – Thane. They beat Singhania by a margin of 12 points thus topping the group with three straight wins. In all their games Smit Shinde and Mayank were the heroes for St. Joseph’s. In their last game against Shishuvan at home, Smit scored 18 of their 19 first quarter points. He scored a game high 27 points.
In the other pool, Fr. Agnel’s – Vashi boys team looks like the team to beat. With the addition of players from their Jr. College, the team looks like a very formidable side. They beat Dominic Savio 56-12. In their second encounter playing at home, the lads from Navi Mumbai beat Don Bosco – Matunga 46-20 Forward Vaishakh has been their golden performer so far notching 15 points against Don Bosco – Matunga.
In the girls section, Vidyaniketan from Dombivili has been the team to watch out for. They beat IES V N Sule – Dadar, Fr. Agnel’s – Navi Mumbai and St. Paul’s in their 3 encounters so far. Sakshi Kotian and Rutvi Lotlikar have been their star performers.
Hansraj Morarji Public School, Andheri beat Don Bosco, Matunga 52-44 Hansraj: Bhumish – 13 points, Shubham – 12 points, Karan V – 18 points Don Bosco: Suraj – 14 points, Darshan G – 13 points, Vinayak K – 12 points Quarter end Score: 13-11, 6-10, 19-11, 14-12.
D. J Doshi Gurukul – Ghatkopar beat Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School – Thane 41-19 D J Doshi: Aniket – 14 points, Indresh – 10 points, Raul – 8 points, Singhania: Reuben – 10 points, Rohan C – 6 points Q Scores: 12-02, 10-10, 12-07, 07-00.
P G Garodia – Ghatkopar beat Dominic Savio, Andheri East 30-16 P G Garodia: Yash S – 12 points Dominic Savio – Vinayak Ladkar – 6 points Q Scores: 8-3, 7-0, 10-3, 5-7.