Panjim: DBO Lynx, Lourdes and Vasco Marines recorded straight wins on the second weekend of the Challenge Basketball league held at DBO Indoor Basketball stadium, Panjim, on Sunday.
In the first match, DBO Lynx kept a steady pace right from the start scoring an average of 10 points a quarter and in the end taking the game 40-24. Piola Mendes (15) and Shimei Nathan (6) kept the rhythm for Lynx, while Shivani (5), Karishma and Anoushka (4 each) played well for Sonics.
In the second game between Panjim Basketball Club and Lourdes Basketeers, the young spirited Lourdes were off to a flyer with Jeshua Pinto (12) and Shubam Singh (11) making sleek moves to grab the match 43-22. Suhas Patil (11) and Prajwal (9) played well for Panjim Basketeers Club.
Vasco Marines claimed their first victory in the third match against Sonics 62-53. Jitendra Patidar (20) and Amit Kumar (14) played well for Vasco Marines, while Merrick (9) and Benedito (7) played well for Sonics.
In the last match, YMCA Titans had a good lead of 14 points at half time when reports last came in. [H]