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Jaffna Hindu and Kokkuvil Hindu in create history , winning the  National under 19 Division B Basket Ball championships

Jaffna Hindu and Kokkuvil Hindu in create history , winning the  National under 19 Division B Basket Ball championships

Playing an aggressive game right from the start of the of the National Schools under 19 Division – B Championships conducted at the Colombo Wesley College Courts from 4th –  7th this month, and reaching the final unbeaten, Jaffna Hindu College beat comfortably Colombo Dharmapala College to clinch the championship.

Similarly Kokkuvil Hindu College fought valiantly to clinch the bronze in this Championships. It is considered a mile post in the History of the Basket Ball of the Jaffna District.

Jaffna Hindu College beat De Mazenod College by 75: 55, Kandy Kingwood by 64: 45, Kandy Thurstan in Quarter Finals  by 58: 51, Lyceam International  in Semi Finals by 71: 52 and Colombo Dharmapala in the Finals comfortably by 74: 39.

Likewise, Kokkuvil Hindu Qualified for QF, beating Panadura Lyceam by 60: 58, Kurunegalla Sr.Annes by72:67 and Colombo Wesley College by 50: 46 . It beat Ambalangoda Kalurathne College in the QF to reach Semi Finals,  but lost to Lost to Colombo Dharmapala College in the Semi Finals by 54: 51.

In the match for the 3rd Place it beat Lyceam International  team by 62: 61 to clinch the 3rd Place.

Jaffna Hindu’s Sanjayan was elected as the most Offensive Player of the Series and Keerthanan was elected as the Most Important Player.

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