The 37th Kerala State Basketball Championship for Junior Men and Women (under 18) will tips off today at the St Mary’s Boys High School at Kuravilangad. The championship will be held from May 14-19 and organized by the Kuravilngad Basketball Club under the auspicious of Kottayam District Basketball Association.
14 Boys' teams and 12 Girls' teams will be taking part in this six-day championship, which will be played on a league-cum-knockout basis. The Championship will help to pick Kerala's representative teams for the National Junior Basketball Championship, which will be held in Bhubaneswar (Orissa) in September.
Kottayam (Boys) and Kollam (Girls) are the tournament's defending champions.
Group A: Kottayam, KozhikodeThrissur, Kasargod
Group B: Ernakulam, Alapuzha, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvanathapuram
Group C: Wayanad, Idukki, Kollam
Group D: Kannur, Malapuram, Palakkad
Group A: Kollam, Alapuzha, Palakkad
Group B: Kannur, Thiruvanthapuram, Wayanad
Group C: Thrissur, Ernakulum, Kasargod
Group D: Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malapuram