Chennai: In a keenly contested encounter, Punitha Arogya Club, Keeranur, prevailed over Cheran College, Kangeyam, 5-4, thanks to the match-winner in the sudden death phase by Aruna in the Winning XI Women’s Club State-level hockey tournament here on Saturday.

Earlier, Stella Maris College swept aside Ida Scudder, Vellore, 6-0, the highlight of which was a four-in-a-row by Maheshwari.

The results: IHM, Tiruvallur 1 (Induja) bt Ethiraj 0; Punitha Arogya Club, Keeranur 5 (Nithya - tie-breaker: Santhanavalli, Ramya - sudden death: Santhanavalli, Aruna) bt Cheran College, Kangeyam 4 (Sangeetha – TB: Saranya, Mohana Priya - sudden death: Mohana Priya); Stella Maris 6 (Maheshwari 4, Nishanthi 2) beat Ida Scudder Club, Vellore 0. — Special Correspondent

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