Coimbatore: Hot favourite Archana of Vidhya Niketan, as expected, drubbed Amritha of Stanes AIHSS 21-3, 21-6 and entered the under-19 girls’ singles semifinals in the United India Insurance district-ranking badminton tournament at the DéjÀ vu Club courts here on Friday.
Other results (quarterfinals):
Boys: U-10: P.T. Harshath (VN) bt S. Danush (Perks) 21-5, 21-6; Koushik (Lisieux) bt Sri Vishnu (Perks) 21-11, 21-9.
Vetri Selvan (GD) bt Nikilesh (VN) 21-18, 21-15; K.M. Rahul (OC) bt Vijay Vardhan (Stanes) 19-21, 21-19, 21-14.
Girls: U-13: Aditi Anand (Stanes) bt Nikita Kamath (Stanes) 21-8, 21-12; K.A. Vikasini (VN) bt Sadhana (Stanes) 21-9, 21-19.
Sneha Kamath (Stanes) bt Shibani (Stanes) 21-15, 21-16; Rashmi Babu bt Keerti Malini 21-9, 21-12.
U-16: D. Amritha (Stanes) bt Sadhana 21-18, 21-13; Rashmi Babu bt Sneha Kamath 21-13, 21-7.
K. Sangavi bt Aditi Anand 21-11, 21-18; Arpita Lulla (SBOA) bt Vishruta (Stanes) 21-6, 15-21, 21-13.
U-19: K. Vidhya (GRD) bt Pooja (VN) 21-12, 21-15; Hamsica (PSG) bt Rashmi 21-18, 21-10; Sangavi bt Arpita 21-13, 21-13.
The Vellore District Cricket Association will conduct selection trials for under-16 boys at Parry’s ground, Ranipet, on June 29.
Cricketers from Vellore District born on or after September 1, 1992 are eligible.
For more details contact M. Prakash, ph: 98945 84480