A match in progress between Kohima Royals and Backyard Ballers on May 16. (Photo courtesy/Menuseo Max Khieya)
Kohima | May 16
Stallions, Jumpers, Orca, St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, Taurus, TMB, Amplified and Elite Basketball Team today entered the quarter finals after registering wins in their respective matches at the ongoing 11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019 here at Khuochiezie, Kohima Local Ground under the aegis of Suncity Kohima in association with Nagaland Basketball Association.
Tepenjem defeated Last Kings 38 – 33; Elite Basketball Team defeated Backyard Ballers 61 – 20;
St. Joseph’s College defeated Road Runners 47 – 29; Amplified defeated Ophidians 50 – 30; Jumpers defeated Last Kings 57 – 26 ; Orca defeated Art City Warriors 60 – 26; Kohima Royals beat Backyard Ballers 59 – 43; Stallions beat Trouncers 72 – 34; Taurus won over XLR8 by 41 – 21; and Jumpers overcame Tepemjen 48 – 36.
Yanbemo Humtsoe, Superintendent Engineer, National Highway, Government of Nagaland was the match patron of the day.
Meanwhile, quarter finals will start on May 17 from 1:00 PM onwards.
May 17 Fixture
Stallions vs Jumpers
Orca vs St. Joseph’s College Jakhama
Taurus vs TMB
Amplified vs Elite Basketball Team