Coimbatore: Stanes AIHSS and Swami Sivananda Sports School defeated their opponents with ease to enter the semifinals of the 53rd YMCA basketball tournament for juniors at the YMCA courts here on Tuesday.

The results: Quarterfinals: Stanes AIHSS 49 bt Elgi HSS 23; Swami Sivananda SS 38 bt Nanjappa HSS 18.

Pre-quarterfinals: Kikani HSS 66 bt Mani HSS 32; Nanjappa HSS (Tirupur) 46 bt St. Michael’s HSS 22; Elgi HSS 44 bt PSG Sarvajana HSS 19; Kadri Mills 67 bt Carmel Garden MHSS 10.

Elamuruga shines

Elamuruga Barati of Budo Club clinched the men’s kata and kumite (above 70kgs) titles in the district zonal-level karate championships at the GRD College of Science here recently.

The results (Kata): Boys: U-11: 1. N.K. Prithiv Raj (ZMA), 2. S. Sabarish (SKC), 3. G. Naresh (Apex). 12-13: 1. Vignesh Ravi, 2. B. Sunil, 3. G. Gokul Das. 14-15: 1. J.R. Melbin (Budo), 2. P. Srikandh (Zen), 3. R. Narendran (Taishou). 16-17: 1. B. Vishnu Vardhana (Zen), 2. T. Manikandan (Samurai), 3. N. Shiva (Apex). 18-20: 1. M. Arun Prakash (Budo), 2. V. Karthikeyan (Budo), 3. K. Karthikeyan.

Men: 1. D. Elamuruga Barati (Budo), 2. R. Kaarthik Kumar (Budo), 3. Subrajeet Choudhury (PSG).

Girls: U-11: 1. K. Anu Vithya (Budo), 2. R. Lakshiya (Lee), 3. R. Sowmya (Lee). 12-13: 1. S. Sandhya (Apex), 2. B.R. Kanmani (Apex), 3. T. Bala Bharathi. 14-15: 1. V. Anitha (Taishon), 2. M. Kiruthika (Zen), 3. Ishwarya (Annur). 16-17: 1. R. Karunambika (GTX), 2. K. Indumathi (Samurai), 3. S. Suganya (Apex). 18-20: 1. J.S. Lidia Teresa (GTK), 2. M. Rathika (Diamond), 3. P. Gnana Jeritha Flower (GTK). Women: 1. G. Revathi (Apex), 2. A. Pynthamil Selvi, 3. S. Ananthi (Diamond). Kumite: Boys: U-11: 1. Mohan Kumar (Deva), 2. Joshi (GTK), 3. Arun Prabhu. 12-13: 1. H. Caleef Jan (Apex), 2. Prem (Apex), 3. R. Anand Kumar (Apex). 14-15: 1. G. Prathap (Zen), 2. R.S. Karthick (Zen), 3. B. Vignesh Babu (Zen). 16-17: 1. D. Poovaraghavan (Apex), 2. N. Shiva (Apex), 3. B. Vishnu Vardhana (Zen). 18-20: 1. M. Arun Prakash (Budo), 2. R. Naresh Kumar, 3. Dharshan Dayanand (Zen). Men (65-70): 1. S. Kannan (Apex), 2. P. Saravanan (Budo), 3. J. Marimuthu. Above 70kgs: 1. D. Elamuruga Barati (Budo), 2. S. Manoj (Apex), 3. V. Velmurugan. Below 60 kgs: 1. Ashok Kumar (Apex), 2. T. Saran Raj (Apex), 3. Lakshmi Kantha (Apex). 60-65 kgs: 1. V. Sekar, 2. A. Salivaganan, 3. K. Anandhan.

Girls: U-11: 1. P. Dharani Priya, 2. K. Anu Vithya, 3. P. Aarthi Shri (Apex). 12-13: 1. S. Vijayashree (Apex), 2. N. Nivedha (Zen), 3. S. Sandhya (Apex). 14-15: 1. M. Kiruthika (Zen), 2. T. Mathimozhi (JPS), 3. M. Subathra (Zen). 16-17: 1. R. Karunambika, 2. S. Suganya, 3. K. Sharmili. 18-20: 1. S. Annie Arokiya Mary (Zen), 2. J.S. Lidia Teresa, 3. M. Rathika.

Women: Below 48kg: 1. A. Pynthamil Selvi (Sakthi), 2. K. Palaniammal (Zen), 3. G. Revathi (Apex).

TNEB felicitation

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, celebrating its Golden Jubilee year, honoured outstanding sportsmen and women from the Coimbatore region with gold medals at a function in Mettur recently.

SKCET women win

Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology pocketed the women’s volleyball title in the fourth KCT Amity inter-engineering tournament at the KCT courts in Coimbatore recently.

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