Gobichettipalayam: Host PKR Arts and PSGR Krishnammal College for women got the better of their opponents in the semifinal league of the Bharathiar University inter-collegiate volleyball tournament at the PKR courts here on Friday.

In the opening league, PKR ousted Providence College (Coonoor) 25-7, 25-6, but PSGR Krishnammal took some time to defeat Dr. GRD College 25-22, 25-13.

The results (semifinal league): PKR Arts (Gobichettipalayam) bt Providence College (Coonoor) 25-7, 25-6.

PSGR Krishnammal (Coimbatore) bt Dr. GRD College 25-22, 25-13.

Quarterfinals: PKR bt Sri Ramakrishna 25-5, 25-10, Dr GRD bt Bishop Appasamy 25-3, 25-3.

Providence College bt Tirupur Kumaran 25-15, 25-10.

PSGR Krishnammal bt Bharathiar University Depts. 25-12, 25-1.

PSG CAS prevails

PSG College of Arts and Science defeated Dr. GRD College of Science 85-68 to emerge champion of the Bharathiar University inter collegiate basketball tournament at the GRD courts in Coimbatore on Thursday.

The results: PSG CAS 85 bt Dr. GRD 68.

All-round show by Ravi

At Namakkal, a fine all-round performance by K. Ravi (76 & six for 19) enabled XI T & BCC (Singalanthapuram) score a 26-run win over Seconds Cricket Club (Tiruchengodu) in the Canara Bank-DCAN ‘B’ division cricket league at the ICL Colony grounds recently.

The scores: ‘B’ division: Royal CC (Periyamanali) 157 in 35.3 overs (Jaisakthivel four for 26) lost to Venkitaraman Memorial CC (SPB Colony) 160 for three in 33.2 overs (Shanmugam 61, Sirangeevi 56).

XI T & BCC (Singalanthapuram) 176 in 32 overs (K. Ravi 76, Vijaykumar five for 34) bt Seconds CC (Tiruchengodu) 150 in 33.3 overs (S.A. Santhakumar 50, K. Ravi six for 19).

Sun Brothers CC (Tiruchengodu) 177 in 34.4 overs bt Bharath Polytechnic CC 126 in 24.4 overs (Prabu 44, Muralidharan six for 20).

Jawahar CBSE in final

Jawahar CBSE will meet St. Joseph’s HSS, Manjakuppam in the Cuddalore District final of the TNCA inter-school under-17 cricket tournament for the Boost Cricket Cup.

The scores:

At Neyveli (semifinals):

Jawahar CBSE 126 in 23 overs (S. Kovendhan 38, Ram Kumar four for 12, Harikrishnan four for 11) bt NLC 107 in 18 overs (S. Naveeth four for 21).

At Nagapattinam (semifinals):

National 136 in 25 overs (Ganesh 44) lost to CSI HSS 137 for six in 24.2 overs (Prem 49, Rathnabalan 43).

At Tiruchi (knockout): Teppakulam Bishop Heber HSS 82 in 21.3 overs (R. Ranjith five for 18) lost to Khajamian HSS 83 for five in 15.2 overs (K. Shoban Babu three for six).

Mahatma Gandhi CV 90 in 18.2 overs (Aravind three for 25) lost to RSK HSS 91 for five in 8.2 overs (R. Vignesh 34 n.o.).

Bridge tournament

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Tiruchi and the Tiruchi District Bridge Association will conduct the XIX Rishiyur Subramanyam Krishnan Memorial Open Contract bridge tournament-2007 at the Kailasapuram Club, BHEL Township, Tiruchi, from September 30 to October 2.

Nearly thirty-five teams from across the country will participate in the event.

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