Coimbatore: The men from Loyola College (Chennai) played with flair and finesse to oust Annamalai University (Chidambaram) 2-0 in their second-round football encounter in the 15th Karunya Evangeline South India level tournament at the Karunya University grounds here on Thursday.
Striker Siva opened the account for the team with a deft shot in the 29th minute. Elamurugan made it 2-0 with an equally brilliant effort ten minutes later.
In another exciting match, St. Joseph’s College (Tiruchi) battled hard to defeat Sathyabama University (Chennai) 6-4 via tiebreaker. The teams were locked 1-1 at the regulation period.
The results: Men: Basketball: Malabar Christian bt Sourashtra 57-33, Karunya bt Saraswathi Thiagaraja 77-54, Kerala Varma bt Sree Saibaba National 65-33, Bishop Appasamy bt CIT 58-28. Football: Loyola bt Annamalai 2-0, Nazareth CAS bt RVS CAS 3-0, MCC bt RL Institute 3-0, Jeppiar bt CIT 4-0, St. Joseph’s bt Sathyabama 6-4 (via tiebreaker). Kabaddi: St. Joseph’s bt AVS 36-35, Loyola bt TERFS 54-20.
Wednesday results: Volleyball: Christ bt Dr. NGP 25-23, 17-25, 25-23, D.B. Jain bt Mar Athanasius 23-25, 25-18, 26-24, Karunya bt Bishop Ambrose 25-6, 25-11, SRMV bt Maharaja 25-17, 25-12, St. Thomas bt Kongunadu CAS 25-13, 25-16. Football: Jamal Mohd bt Kovai Kalaimagal 7-0, Dr. NGP bt GAC 2-0, SNMV CAS bt Bishop Heber 4-2 (via tiebreaker), Sathyabama bt Maruthi 2-0. Basketball: CSI Bishop Appasamy bt Zamorin Guruvayurappan 40-22, CIT bt GAC 50-10, Gandhigram Rural University bt Andhra Loyola 61-45, KCT bt Sri Krishna CE 54-42. Kabaddi: Karunya bt Bishop Ambrose 70-17, Kovai Kalaimagal bt CIT 36-21, Bharathiar University bt Kongu Arts 29-14, Pachaiyappas bt GAC 29-14.
Women: Basketball: Jyoti Nivas bt Karunya 34-18. Volleyball: Annamalai bt Meenakshi 25-10, 25-5, GRD bt Sree Jayendra Saraswathi 25-2, 25-15, Ethiraj bt Avinashilingam University 25-6, 25-6, Assumption bt PKR Arts 25-12, 25-18.
Kongu Engineering College (Perundurai) thrashed Kumaraguru College of Technology (Coimbatore) 3-0 to emerge champion of the Anna University Zone-7 table tennis tournament for women here on Thursday.
Government College of Technology defeated CSI (Udhagamandalam) 3-2 for the third spot.
The results (final):
KEC bt KCT 3-0. Third place: GCT bt CSI (Udhagamandalam) 3-2. Semifinals: KCT bt CSI 3-2, KEC bt GCT 3-0.