Verna (Goa), May 8 (IANS) The Maharashtra boys team, the defending champions, thrashed Chhattisgarh 65-32 in their opening match of the 39th Sub-Junior Boys and Girls National Basketball Championship at the Agnel Complex here Tuesday.
The Jammu and Kashmir boys team were completely listless against Delhi, scoring only two points as Delhi cruised to the easiest of wins at 45-2.
The Tamil Nadu boys team defeated Odisha 51-37.
Kerala's girls, who have always been a force to reckon with, came out on fire against West Bengal, defeating them 44-11.
The Haryana girls made a memorable start, routing Gujarat 52-4.
Maharashtra 65 def Chhattisgarh 32, Madhya Pradesh 70 def Arunachal Pradesh 44, Tripura 35 def Goa 33, Karnataka 50 def Chandigarh 27, Mizoram 42 def Bihar 23, Haryana 52 def Gujarat 04
Uttar Pradesh 38 def Punjab 27, Madhya Pradesh 43 def Karnataka 40, Haryana 52 def Gujarat 04, Jharkhand 36 def Himachal Pradesh 21, Uttarakhand 40 def Jammu and Kashmir 03, Rajasthan 33 def Bihar 16, Chandigarh 47 def Manipur 05