March 14, 2018 09:58 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, March 14: Himalayan Hounds and Bishal Milan Kendra have registered victories in the ongoing first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League on Tuesday. In its own court, Hounds defeated Xavier International College 88-57. Hounds won the first quarter 18-14, but lost the second 15-12. Making a brilliant comeback, Hounds won the third quarter 29-10 and the fourth 29-18. Manish KC of the winning scored the highest 20. This is Hounds’ sixth win in the league, while Xavier has suffered a defeat in nine games so far. Likewise, in Milan Kendra’s court, the home team beat Kirtipur Basketball Team 68-57. Milan Kendra won the first three quarters 22-15, 13-10, 19-16, but lost the fourth 16-14. Milan Kendra’s Bibek Shrestha scored the highest 20. The winning team has registered victories in seven games so far, while it is Kirtipur’s third loss. Budhanilkantha Municipality will take on the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in its own backyard, while South Suders will vie against Kirtipur in St. Xavier’s court.