Fr PC Mathew Memorial Basketball Tournament: S B College to face Mar Ivanious in the finals
Changancherry, Feb 15th- Home team SB College, Changanassey sets up an exciting clash with Mar Ivanious College, Trivandrum for the 48th edition of Fr PC Mathew Memorial Trophy.
In the semi finals, SB College defeated Marian College, Kuttikkaam by a score line of 71-47 while Mar Ivanios College prevailed over KE College, Mannanam by a score line of 77-71.
The semi final matches were not one sided affairs like the score lines suggests as both Marian and KE College gave brilliant fight against SB College and Mar Ivanios.
In the first semi, Marian College gave a scare to the hosts SB College as the scores were even at 27-27 in the first quarter. However, the home team took control of the last two quarters and won the match comfortably in the end. The second semi final also saw a similar tale as KE College gave their best efforts to give experienced Ivanious side anxious moments in the match. But, the Trivandrum team anchored by their talisman Sejin Mathew and Sarath edged over KE College in the end.
SB College A Team, Changanassery-71 (Akhil Baiju 21,Jacob Jaimon15,Jewel John10) bt Marian College, Kuttikkanam-47(Akhil Murali13,Joshy10)
Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum-77 (Sarath19, Sejin Mthew 13) bt KE College, Mannanam-71(Jossy18,Jismon10)