THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Host Thiruvananthapuram defeated Malappuram 6-3 to enter the men’s semifinals of the State senior, junior and sub-junior cycle polo championships at the Mar Ivanios College ground here on Friday. Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Idukki completed the semifinal line-up.
In women’s section, Idukki, Alappuzha, Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam entered the semifinals.
The results (quarterfinals): Men: Thiruvananthapuram bt Malappuram 6-3.; Alappuzha bt Kasaragod 7-2, Ernakulam bt Kozhikode 9-7; Idukki bt Pathanamthitta 5-3. Junior boys: Ernakulam bt Pathanamthitta 7-4; Idukki bt Kozhiode 5-1; Thiruvananthapuram bt Kasaragod 7-2; Alappuzha bt Thrissur 4-1. Sub-junior boys: Thiruvananthapuram bt Kozhikode 9-2; Ernakulam bt Palakkad 6-2; Alappuzha bt Idukki 8-4; Kasaragod bt Pathanamthitta 9-2.
Women: Idukki bt Pathanamthitta 4-3; Alappuzha bt Wayanad 5-2; Thiruvananthapuram bt Palakkad 6-2; Ernakulam bt Kozhikode 7-4. Junior girls: Thiruvananthapuram bt Idukki 7-4; Alappuzha bt Wayanad 5-2; Thiruvananthapuram bt Palakkad 6-2; Ernakulam bt Kozhikode 7-4. Sub-junior girls: Thiruvananthapuram bt Malappuram 5-2; Kozhikode bt Kasaragod 8-2; Ernakulam bt Wayanad 5-1; Alappuzha bt Pathanamthitta 7-2.