SportThe glittering Alles-Gunasekera Trophy made its inaugural journey to Reid Avenue to take shelter at Royal College when their Under-19 cagers scored a calculated win over Gateway International School at the Pedris Park Basketball Complex on Saturday (17). Gateway tried to come back to the game in the second quarter adding 15 shoots but Royal playing a more organised game closed with 30-26 lead at the end of the second quarter. As both sides trying to dominate in the third quarter onwards the spectators witnessed a superb game of basketball with some electrifying movements trying to improve their respective tallies. Both sides missed some opportunities but Royal never stopped from where they started and ended with a lead of 40-34. Rukshan Atthapathu of Royal College walked away with the The Most Valuable Player of the Match award.
Source: Sunday Times February 17, 2018 18:11 UTC