Royal Retain The D.S. Senanayake Challenge Trophy At The Royal – Thomian Basketball Encounter 2013


The Royal College Basketball team maintain their dominant form, picking up an easy win at this year’s Royal – Thomian Encounter as well. Many members who were present at last years win carried on their good form with this years’ encounter as well, adding another Royal – Thomian trophy to this years ‘ list.

The Old Boys’ game saw a balanced finish as Royal clenched the win, 55 – 49. The Under 17 did not go Royal’s way, with STC easily winning 55 – 34. But the Under 19 game saw a complete dominance from the Royalists, the half time scores reading 30 – 00 in favour of Royal College. STC’s comeback in the second half of the game saw no reward come their way, as they managed to ad on 11 points to the board, while Royal went on to add another 25 points, making the final scores Royal 55 – 11 STC.

The game’s highest scorers were Sameera Chanaka (18), Ashen Menuka (11), Sandeepa Ratnayake (8)