Gateway College defeated Ladies’ College 33-14 in their inaugural netball encounter for the Nirmali Wickremesinghe Challenge Trophy at the Navy Indoor Complex, Welisara.
The 1st quarter was a close one, with Gateway leading 8-6. Gateway went into halftime leading 17-10 after winning the 2nd quarter 9-4. Gateway dominated the 3rd quarter, scoring 11 points and gave away only 4 (28-14). In the 4th quarter, Gateway shut down Ladies’ not conceding any goals as it ended 33-14.
- Best Shooter – Onadhi Samarakoon (Gateway)
- Best Defensive Player – Methuli Erahapola (Gateway)
- Best Center Court Player – Aathirai Elankovan (Ladies’)
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In the exhibition match, Gateway College Kandy defeated Anula Vidyalaya 14-12.
Best Shooter – Chanulya Rajapakshe (Gateway Kandy)
Best Defensive Player – Tharaka Senarath (Anula)
Best Center Court Player – Gihansa Nakandalage (Gateway Kandy)
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In the U16 combined encounter, Gateway-LC Reds defeated Gateway-LC Blues 12-10. In the Alumni match, Gateway had a comfortable 11-1 win against Ladies’.