Chennai: The home team, Chennai, had to beat off a spirited challenge from Namakkal 31-29, 20-27 in the boys’ section of the State under-16 volleyball tournament hosted by SRM University and SDAT at the SRM Campus in Kattankalathur on Saturday.

The results:

Boys: Tiruvaur bt Pudukottai 25-11, 25-16; Dharmapuri bt Karur 25-2, 25-12; Salem bt Nilgiris 25-8, 25-23; Thiruvallur bt Kancheepuram 25-1, 25-20; Kanyakumari bt Nagapattinam 23-25, 25-15, 25-18; Virudhunagar bt Theni 25-7, 25-18; Chennai bt Namakkal 31-29, 29-27; Sivagangai bt Erode 25-27, 25-17, 25-21; Madurai bt Dharmapuri 25-16, 25-23; Cuddalore bt Krishnangiri 25-23, 25-18; Thiruvallur bt Coimbatore 25-12, 25-9; Chennai bt Sivagangai 25-11, 20-25, 25-20.

Girls: Villupuram bt Dindigul 25-12, 25-11; Kancheepuram bt Vellore 25-7, 25-9; Virudhunagar bt Tuticorin 25-16, 25-3; Dharmapuri bt Kanyakumari 25-2, 25-9; Pudukottai bt Thiruvallur 25-27, 25-15,25-21.

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