CHANDIGARH, AUG 6 : Ludhiana Basketball Acedemy [A] defeated Ludhiana District by 45-31 in the boys final of the 64th Punjab Basketball Junior Championship boys & girls in Ludhiana. In the girls final match, Ludhiana got the better of Amritsar by 65-55.
Earlier Ludhiana Basketball Acdemy beat Patiala 76-52 and Ludhiana District beat Ludhiana Basketball Academy [B] by 68-60 in the boys matches.
In the girls section Ludhiana beat Kapurthala by 39-23 and Amritsar beat Jalandhar by 47-46.
On this occasion, Basketball Federation of India president RS Gill honoured eight international basketball players who were members of the Indian youth basketball team. Those received cash award of Rs 30,000 each were Loveneet Singh, Palpreet Singh, Khushmeet Singh, Amritpal Singh &Kiranjeet Kaur. Rahul Mehla Jaipal Singh and Prabhnoor Singh. Gagandeep Kaur, sSchool basketball player, was also honoured.