Tuticorin: An all round performance by Sivaji (56 and five for 29) helped Seconds Cricket Club `A' carve out a 203-run win over Sealines Cricket Club in the TNCA-Tuticorin District Cricket Association first division league here on Sunday.

Meanwhile, a fine spell by Siva (eight for 26) helped TRC Cricket Club `A' post a 173-run victory against TAC Cricket Club in a third division match.

The scores: First division: Seconds CC `A' 308 for eight in 45 overs (Prem Kumar 64, Murali Kannan 60, Sivaji 56) bt Sealines CC 105 in 22.5 overs (Sivaji five for 29).

Third division: TRC CC `A' 269 in 40 overs (Mano 46, Suresh 42, Vasanth 42, Mothilal Dinesh four for 53) bt TAC CC 96 in 29.3 overs (Siva eight for 26).

VOC CC 138 in 24.4 overs (Esakkimuthu 43) lost to TRC CC `B' 140 for four in 18.4 overs (Arumugam 38).

Adithanar CAS wins

At Tiruchandur, Adithanar College of Arts and Sciences, Tiruchendur, lifted the Soundrapandyan Memorial Trophy with an all-win record in the semifinal round robin league of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University inter-collegiate volleyball tournament on Sunday.

Sadakatullah Appa College, Tirunelveli, finished runner-up with two wins and Scoott Christian College finished third with one victory.

The results: League: Aditanar College of Arts and Sciences bt Scott Christian College, Nagercoil 24-26, 25-17, 25-15; Aditanar College of Arts and Sciences bt Vivekananda College, Nagercoil 25-22, 25-16; Aditanar College of Arts and Sciences bt Sadakattulah Appa College 25-15, 20-25, 25-22; Sadakattulah Appa College bt Vivekananda College 25-23, 25-19; Sadakattulah Appa College bt Scott Christian College 25-19, 25-22; Scott Christian College bt Vivekananda College 25-22, 18-25, 25-1.

Quarterfinals: Aditanar College of Arts and Sciences bt VOC College, Tuticorin 25-23, 25-19; Scott Christian College bt MDT Hindu College 25-19, 25-19; Vivekananda College bt St. Xaviers College, Palayamkottai 14-25, 25-23, 25-22; Sadakattulah Appa College bt Popes College, Swayerpuram 25-14, 25-13.

Kannan triumphs

At Madurai, K. Solai Kannan of ICICI Bank and K. Seethalakshmi of Dolphin Matriculation Higher Secondary School won the men and women's under-25 titles respectively in the State-level open chess tournament on Sunday.

The results: Men: Under-25: K. Solai Kannan 4.5/ 5, 2. M. Balamurugan (Yadava College) 4, 3. M.K. Balaj (KLN College of Engg.) 3.5.

Boys: Under-14: 1. S. Nanthakumar (Alagappa MHSS, Karaikudi) 5/ 5, 2. V. Karthik (Velammal MHSS) 4, 3. S. Kamatchi (Vikaasa School) 4. U-11: 1. Rm. Vignesh Nachappan (Alagappa MHSS) 4/ 4, 2. V. Gowtham (Velammal MHSS) 3.5, 3. Krishnakumar (Rajan Matric) 3. U-9: 1. P.L. Senthil Murugan (Lakshmi School) 4/ 4, 2. S. Senthil Kumar (SDH Jain Vidyalaya) 3.5, 3. R.S. Sivaa Shanth Suman (Maharishi Vidya Mandhir, Karaikudi) 3. U-7: 1. P.L. Gurudakshnamurthy (Vikaasa) 4/ 4, 2. V.R. Aravinda Chithambaram (TVS MHSS) 3, 3. M. Mohamed Haris (Mahatma Montessori) 3.

Women: Under-25: 1. K. Seethalakshmi 4/ 5, 2. C.R. Aasha (Lions M. School, Paramakudi) 3, B. Saravana Devi (Dolphin) 3. U-14: 1. A. Poonkuzhali (SHN GHSS, Sivakasi) 4/ 4, 2. S. Srejha (Rajan M. School) 2, 3. R. Shivaranjini (Dolphin) 2. U-11: 1. B. Hema (Kendriya Vidyalaya) 2.5, 2, P.L. Aishwarya (Lions MHSS) 2; 3. G. Varshini (MRR MAVMM School, Karaikudi) 2. U-9: 1. R. Sreechitra (Vidya Mandhir, RR Nagar) 4/ 4, 2. Y. Sandhya (Velammal MHSS) 3, 3. V. Hemalakshmi (The Leader M. School, Karaikusi) 3. U-7: 1. P.L. Soundaryaa (Lions MHSS, Paramakudi) 2.5/ 4, 2. J. Shruthi (Vidhya Mandhir) 2, 3. R. Nandhini (Jaycees, Sivakasi) 2.

Vasudevan takes five

At Karaikudi, Vasudevan's five for 10 helped host Alagappa University College of Physical Education defeat Arumugam Pillai Seethai Ammal College, Tiruppathur, by 58 runs and enter the semifinals of the Alagappa University inter-collegiate cricket tournament on Monday.

The scores: Quarterfinals: Alagappa University College of Physical Education 133 for eight in 25 overs (Silambarasan 25, Palaniappan 39 not out, Sathish Kumar five for 23) bt APSA College, Tiruppathur 75 in 21.3 overs (Vasudevan five for 10).

Sonai Meenal Arts College, Mudukulathur 135 in 22.5 overs (K. Santhanam 28) bt VSS Govt. Arts College, Pulankurichi 115 in 22.2 overs (J. Chandrasekar 27, P. Senthilkumar 27, Prabakaran three for 23, Sathiyandran three for 13).

Causanal College, Muthupettai 118 in 23.2 overs lost to Alagappa Govt. Arts College, Karaikudi 123 for five in 17.2 overs (V. Senthil Kumar 42).

RDGA College, Sivagangai 145 in 18.1 overs (Sikkanderlingam 53, Nagaraj five for 17, Satheesh three for 29) bt Govt. Arts College, Paramakudi 81 in 16.3 overs (Sathiaraj 28, Palanimurugan three for 12).

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