Madurai: Annamalai University and American College (Madurai) entered the final of the third annual Rev. Fr. C. Montaud Trophy State-level inter-collegiate hockey tournament in contrasting styles at Karumathur, near here, on Wednesday.
Annamalai University beat Sourastra College (Madurai) 2-0, while American College eliminated host Arulanandar College 5-4 in a tie-breaker after the teams shared four goals at the end of regulation time.
The results: Semifinals: Annamalai University 2 (Samuel 2) bt Sourastra College 0; American College 5 (Sathya, Satheesh 2, Karthik Kumar, Dinesh) bt Arulanandar College 4 (Jesukumar, Saranraj, Dinakaran, Jeyaraj).
Wakfboard College takes title
MSS Wakfboard College won the title with an all-win record in the four-team league of the Madurai Kamaraj University Champion Trophy Kabaddi tournament on Tuesday.
Ayya Nadar Janakiammal College finished runner-up, losing only to MSSB College.
The results: League: MSS Wakfboard College bt AJ College (Sivakasi) 29-23; MSSWB bt Arulmigu Palaniandavar College (Palani) 72-24; MSSWB bt SVN College (Madurai) 57-19; AJ College bt SVN College 62-8; AJ College bt APA College 65-25; APA College bt SVN College 39-15.
Suresh scalps five
At Tirunelveli, Suresh’s five for 52 helped Cuddalore defeat host Tirunelveli by two wickets in the TNCA inter-district under-22 cricket tournament on Wednesday.
The scores: At Tirunelveli: Tirunelveli 165 in 34.2 overs (Vivekanandan 51, Meenakshi Sundaram 44, Suresh five for 52, Jai Ganesh three for 19) lost to Cuddalore 169 for eight in 38.4 overs (Pradeep five for 42, Jeyakanth three for 34).
Ramanathapuram 310 in 50 overs (M. Mohamed Ali 73, M. Shahubar Sadik 71, Ramu three for 35) bt Perambalur 163 in 25 overs (G.V. Devendran four for 48); Pudukottai 138 in 40.2 overs (S. Veerapandian 31, M. Durai five for 34) lost to Salem 140 for one in 22.3 overs (T. Balachandran 51 not out, M. Thangadurai 48).
At Dindigul: Dindigul 234 in 46.5 overs (M. Sheik Abdullah 42, R. Karthik 39, P.N. Baskaran 48, J. Christopher four for 28, Aditya three for 32) bt Nilgiris 146 in 40.3 overs (Sathyajit 43, R. Karthik three for 25).
Sivagangai 119 in 26.2 overs (Prabakaran 35, S. Jegan four for 33, R. Prakash three for 25) lost to Krishnagiri 120 for seven in 36.2 overs (A.C. Sashidhar 46, Napolean three for 23, Selva Ganapathy three for 26).
Tiruvannamalai 105 in 42.5 overs (Madhu three for 26, R. Tarun three for 14) lost to Coimbatore 106 for no loss in 27.1 overs (Arun 53 not out, Ravi Prasanna 38 not out).
APA Arts College wins
At Dindigul, Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College (Palani) emerged the winner of the Madurai Kamaraj University ‘C’ Zone inter-collegiate cricket tournament defeating GTN Arts College (Dindigul) by 39 runs at Natham on Wednesday.
The scores: APA Arts College (Palani) 161 in 24.2 overs (Pradeesh Kumar 39, Krishnamurthy three for 24, M. Vinodh four for 27) bt GTN Arts College 122 in 22.1 overs (Dinesh Kumar three for 24).