: St. Peter’s (Royapuram) scored a thrilling victory over Sai Salem by one point in the Mahendran Memorial inter-schools basketball tournament, at the Nungambakkam Corporation Playground, here on Monday.

The results: MCTCM 77 (Srinivasan 16, Karthi 17) bt St. Joseph’s 60 (Ragul 20, Michael 12); Sherwood Hall 59 (Nikhil Pandian 16, Nirmal 10) bt Santhome HSS 25 (Sruthish 10); St. Peter’s, Royapuram 64 (Imran 24, Babu 10) bt Sai Salem 63 (Muinbek 28, Ram 12).

Yogit, Monicca triumph

S. Yogit and G.V. Monicca clinched the u-16 boys’ and girls’ titles in the two-day children’s rapid chess tournament, organised by Anna Nagar Chess Academy, at Chinmaya Vidyalaya HSS here recently.

Other results (winners only): Boys: U-8: M. Adithya; U-10: P. Yutesh; U-12: P.R. Hrithickkesh.

Girls: U-8: M.K. Poornasri; U-10: C. Lakshmi; U-12: K. Krithigga.

Unbeaten 113 by Abishek Venkatesh

Abishek Venkatesh hit an unbeaten century to lead PS SSS to a 124-run win over Lady Andal in the SMCA under-12 school cricket tournament played here.

The scores: PS SSS 198 for one in 25 overs (Abishek Venkatesh 113 n.o., M. Badrinarayanan 65 n.o.) bt Lady Andal 74 in 18.3 overs (K.A. Ajith four for 14).

Gill Adarsh 46 in 13.4 overs (Abiroshan five for two, T.N. Anirudh four for two) lost to Vidya Mandir 47 for no loss in 6.3 overs.

Sri Sankara SSS 123 for five in 25 overs (Nivethan Radhakrishnan 37) lost to DAV, Gopalapuram 124 for eight in 24.3 overs (Preetham Sai 44, Sai Sudharsan 28, Balanandhishwar three for 25).

Saif scalps five

H. Mohammed Saif Ullah took a five-wicket haul to lead Nellai Nadar MHSS to a seven-wicket win over Loyola International School in the Friends inter-school cricket tournament played here.

The scores: Loyola International School 66 in 18.1 overs (E. Balaji 30, H. Mohammed Saif Ullah five for 11, R. K. Hari Ram three for 20) lost to Nellai Nadar MHSS 67 for three in 6.3 overs (H. Mohammed Saif Ullah 30).

Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam 92 in 19.5 overs (Sri Ram Venkata Subramani 30, Gnani three for 10, Rithvik three for 25) lost to Pon Vidyashram School 93 for three in 13.5 overs (Pradeep 47 n.o., M. Madheswaran three for 21).

Cricket tournament

JHA Agarsen College will conduct the seventh Ramavatar Kanodia Memorial inter-school cricket tournament and the fifth Lekh Ram Gupta Memorial inter-school volleyball tournament at its college campus from July 31.

Call R. Mohanakrishnan (94444 31169) for details.

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