By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 17 Sep: The final of ‘The 15th Gardner Silver Jubilee Basketball Tournament’ held at the St Thomas College Multipurpose Floodlit Auditorium, was played today between Welham Girls’ School and Army Public School. Bro Jeyaseelan S, Principal, St Joseph’s Academy, was the Chief Guest on the occasion and praised the teams for the sportsman spirit shown by them. RV Gardner, Principal & Convenor, thanked all the principals of the 19 schools for sending their teams to participate in this tournament. In the first quarter, Welham Girls School scored 17points, while Army Public School managed 4 points. In the second quarter, Welham Girls scored 11points, while Army Public School made 4 points. In the third quarter, Welham Girls scored 7 points, while Army Public School had to be content with 5 points. In the fourth quarter, Welham Girls scored 11points and Army Public School got 6 points. Welham Girls School won with a score of 46-19. The highest scorer for Welham Girls was Kavya with 8points, while that for Army Public School was Riya with 6 points. Among those present on the occasion were MLA GIG Mann, Director, Carman Residential & Day School, Dalanwala; Russell Jude Gardner, Bursar & Administrative Officer, St Jude’s School, Majra; Col AK Pundir (Retd), Principal, Constancia School; and PS Kalra, Principal, Guru Nanak Academy. Officials from the District Basketball Association for the Match were Sunil, Neelam, Abhishek, Pushkar, Silky, Ajay and Neeraj.