Shillong, Sep 27: St Anthony’s College emerged victorious in the men’s and women’s categories of the NEHU Inter College Basketball Tournament 2018 here today.
In the women’s category St Anthony’s defeated Shillong College 49-38 and in the men’s St Anthony’s beat KL Bajoria College 75-45.
One Anthonian also took home an individual award – Richard L Vaiphei was named the best player in the men’s section. Queenty Mary Nongrum of Shillong College was the best player in the women’s section.
The four finalists had gotten to their respective title matches after winning through in the semifinal round yesterday. In the women’s division St Anthony’s beat Lade Keane College 53-30, while Shillong College were 31-4 victors over St Mary’s College. In the men’s division St Anthony’s had defeated Shillong College 75-56, while KL Bajoria got past NEHU Shillong 58-23.
The tournament ended with a closing ceremony, where LMK Lyngrah, NEHU finance officer, was the chief guest and gave away the prizes.
(Photo contributed by Northeastern Hill University)