Nagpur :- Maharashtra Girls team won GOLD medal in 37th Youth Basketball Championship at Indore MP. When Maharashtra Olympic association not allowing Maha Basketball Association to conduct Mini Olympic in Maharashtra, the Basketball Federation of India recognized Maha Basketball Association teams giving back to back performances at the top level at the Nationals. Last month Maha Basketball Association’s Sub Junior Girls team secured 3rd place while Boys finished fourth at Sub Junior Nationals at Kangra Himachal Pradesh. Both Junior and Senior Men and Women teams already qualified for the Inter Zonal National Championship.
Maharashtra Girls team beat MP 79-75 in the nail biting finals. Pune’s Anaya Bhavsar scored 25 points with 25 rebounds. Nagpur’s Gunjan Mantri scored 19 points with 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Raigad’s Muskan Singh with 14 points 2 rebounds and 8 assists and another player from Nagpur Samiksha Chandak scored 13 points with 14 rebounds and 3 assists.
Maharashtra beat Tamilnadu 88-71
Maharashtra beat Delhi 74-47
Maharashtra beat Rajasthan 81-67
Maharashtra beat Chandigarh 82-53
Maharashtra beat Uttar Pradesh 81-55 in quarter final
Maharashtra beat Karnataka 93-71 in Semifinals.