The students were grouped in 3 categories for the competition:
- Sub Junior – Class 5 & 6
- Junior – Class 7 & 8
- Senior – Class 9 to 11
After the first set of knockout matches, this is how the teams stacked up against each other for the finals and 3rd place match in respective categories.
Sub Junior category
- Final: Sundaram vs Shivam
- 3rd Place match: Satyam vs Suhradam
- Summary: Satyam and Suhradam houses played each other for a 3rd place match.
Satyam House won this closely fought match with 6-4. In the finals,
Shivam House had a comprehensive win with a score of 24 – 8 against
Sundaram House with Shreemadbhai and Parambhai being the top performers.
- Final: Shivam vs Sundaram
- 3rd place match: Satyam vs Suhradam
- Summary: On the back of some good performances from Rajveerbhai and Rahulbhai,
Suhradam House won the 3rd place match against Satyam House with a very
convincing score 38 – 10. After tasting a defeat against the same
opponent in the junior category, boys from the Sundaram House were
determined to turn the table. Nimitbhai from Sundaram House showed his
class and skills as his team demolished Shivam House with a staggering
score line of 38 – 5.
- Final: Shivam vs Suhradam
- 3rd Place match: Satyam vs Sundaram
- Summary: Satyam House and Sundaram House met for the 3rd place match in the
category. Vishwajeetbhai and Harshilbhai led Sundaram House to a very
narrow win with the score of 29 – 26. In the very last match of the
competition Shivam House played against the Suhradam House. In the early
exchanges of the play there was nothing to choose between the team. But
the Suhradam House team stepped up their game in the second half.
Hardipbhai in particular was very sharp and scored quick points for his
team. Harshbhai also contributed with many rebounds as Suhradam House
sealed the match with 29 – 18 points.
After 4 days full of excitement, enthusiasm and matches, this is how the 4 houses stood on the points table:
Position House Sub Junior Junior Senior Total Points
1 Shivam 10 8 8 26
2 Sundaram 8 10 6 24
3 Suhradam 4 6 10 20
4 Satyam 6 4 4 14
In conclusion, on behalf of all the students, I would like to thank all the sports teachers for organizing such a fantastic Basketball competition. A special mention of the School Basketball Coach, respected Bankim Sir for his tireless contributions. His hard work throughout the year helped all the students to improve their skills which only improved the overall performance and level of the Inter House Basketball Competition.