JAMMU: Army Public School (APS) Damana on Thursday hosted Inter-APS Cluster-1 basketball competition in boys and girls category.
Eight Army Public Schools namely APS BD Bari, APS Jammu Cantt, APS Kaluchak, APS Ratnuchak, APS Damana, APS Miran Sahib, APS Samba and APS Sunjuwan participated with the great sporting spirit.
The competition was declared open by Pushpinder Kaur, Principal APS Damana with the oath taking ceremony by the players of various participating schools pledging utmost devotion and dedication towards the fair conduct of the game.
The eight teams competed with each other in two pools playing a total of 24 matches in the league-cum-knockout basis tournament.
In the girls category, the final match was won by APS Ratnuchak by defeating APS Damana. In the boys category, APS Ratnuchak competed with APS BD Bari wherein APS Ratnuchak clinched the winner’s trophy.
The event was declared close on Wednesday by the Chief Guest, Brig K.K Singh, Chairman APS Damana.
During the prize distribution, the participants from the various participating schools were felicitated by the Chief Guest amidst the presence of Col Kuldeep Sharma, SO Schools, Principal APS Ratnuchak, escorting teachers and students. The Chief Guest congratulated the winning teams for their marvelous achievements. Pushpinder Kaur, Principal APS Damana applauded the diligence of all the teams and wished them to aspire for the command level. The vote of thanks was presented by Shallu Kapoor, Vice Principal PS Damana.