46th State Sub Junior Championship: Ernakulam crowned champions

46th State Sub Junior Basketball Championship

Kochi,2nd May:   Both Ernakulum Boys and Girls were crowned champions of the  46th Sub Junior State  Basketball Championship held at Vaduthala , Kochi, at Don Bosco Flood Lit Basketball Stadium.

In the evenly contested girls final,  Thrissur took the lead 11-10  at theend of first quarter ,  but the second quarter saw Ernakulum  taking the command and lead  21-40 at the half time  before winning the Match at 46-37 eventually.  Amanda Maria   and Maria Louis scored 13 and 10 respectively for Ernakulam.

The boys final  was  an one sided affair as Ernakulam beat Kozhikode 34-14  with Johan Jenson who was also adjudged as the best player top scored for Ernakulum with 10  Points .

 Earlier,  Alapuzha boys defeated Kottayam by 29-27 while  Thiruvanthapuram girls beat Kannur 30-16 to claim the Bronze medal .

Earlier on in the  Semi final matches  Ernakulum   made an double entry into the final as their  boys team defeated Alapuzha 35-9 and girls beat  Thiruvanthapuram 37-16 to set up a final Clash against Kozhikode- who beat Kottayam 33-25, and in girls to meet  Thrissur- who  defeated  Kannur  30-8

The medals and Certificates were distributed by international players Stephy Nixon and Subash J Shenoy

Special Awards

Promising Player s

Girls - Liya Shony  (Thrissur)

Boys – Aravind (Kozhikode)

Best Player  PS Viswappan Award

Girls  -Amanda Maria (Ernakulum)

Boys – Johan Jenson

Best All round Performance:

  Girls: Laya Maria Antony (Thrissur) 

 Boys : Immanuel  (Eranakulum)

Detailed Scores



• Ernakulum- 46(Amanda maria13, Maria Louis 10,Laya Maria Antony9)  bt Thrissur-37(Liya Shony 16,Helen Joy9,Aleena Benny8)


• Ernakulum- 34 (Johan Jenson 10, Vasudev7,Immanuel 7)  bt Kozhikode-14 (Aravind M6)  

Bronze medal match


• Thiruvanthapuaram-30(Sayana Santhosh16,Aleena K Mathew7) bt Kannur-13(Tiyona Anu Philip7)


• Alapuzha-29(Aswin9,Alfaz6) bt Kottayam-27(Alby Mathew15)

Semi Final (Yesterday may 1)


• Thrissur-30(Liya Shony20) bt Kannur-8

• Eranakulum-37(Amanda Maria Rocha 12,Laya Maria Antony11)


• Ernakulum-35(Immanuel John10,Johnan Jenson 9,Vinay Shankar6,) bt Alapuzha-9

• Kozhikode-33(Aravind8,Aosbal7,Divindas7) bt Kottayam-25(Alby Mathew10)