Yuvaraj Youngsters, Palani defeated Jahir Promising XI, Vedasandure by 17 runs while Aim Star CC, Pappampatti posted a comfortable six-wicket win over Vetri CC, Dindigul in the third division semifinals of the TNCA-DDCA league at the PSNA grounds here.
The scores: III div. (semifinals):
Yuvaraj Youngsters, Palani 163 for three in 22 overs (M. Kathiravel 33, A. Pradeep 32, M. Gowri Shankar 29 n.o., S. Santosh Kumar 26) bt Jahir Promising X1, Vedasandure 146 in 20.4 overs (K. Selvakumar 39, S. Santosh Kumar four for 29).
Vetri, Dindigul 130 in 21.1 overs lost to Aim Star, Pappampatti 131 for four in 16.4 overs (V. Rajasekar 50 n.o.).
Chennai posts win
The home team Chennai overwhelmed Villupuram 12-0 in the SDAT Regional hockey league tournament at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium on Wednesday.
Earlier, Chennai drew with Kancheepuram sharing six goals.
The results: Tiruvallur 2 (Jagan 2) bt Villupuram 0; Chennai 3 ( Vinod Rayar, Muthappa 2) drew with Kancheepuram 3 (Saravanan, Vinod Kuymar, Praveen Kumar).
Cuddalore 4 (Baskaran, Saravanan, Ranganathan 2) bt Tiruvallur 1 (Sivaraj).
Chennai 12 (Vinod Rayar, Shah 3, Suresh Kumar, Muthappa 2, Varma 2, Arul Stalin David 2, Iyappan) bt Villupuram 0.