NOIDA: Simi Mehra shot her first over-par round but still won the title by a big margin of 15 strokes in the third leg of the DLF Women’s Professional Golf Tour event at the Noida Golf Course here on Friday.
Simi shot a one-over 73, after a 68 and 66 in the first two rounds, for a total of nine-under 207. Irina Brar was second at 222 after a 75 in the final round. Sharmila Nicollet won the amateur title with a score of 221.
The scores: Simi Mehra (68, 66, 73) 207, Irina Brar (72, 75, 75) 222, Anjali Chopra (80, 73, 73) 226, Saaniya Sharma (75, 77, 77) 229, Seema Sobti (78, 75, 81) and Shalini Malik (76, 83, 75) 234.
Amateurs: Sharmila Nicollet (74, 77, 70) 221, Nalini Singh (76, 76, 80) 232.
DCC posts win
Dwaraka Coaching Centre beat Salwan Public School 25-18, 23-25, 16-14 in the pre-quarterfinals of the girls’ section in the Delhi State junior volleyball championship on Friday.
The results (pre-quarterfinals): Boys: Dhaka Coaching Centre bt New State Academy 25-3, 25-21; Raj Rifle bt Mira Model School 25-19, 25-15; DAV School, Pushpanjali bt Vandana International 25-12, 25-12.
Girls: Shyama Prasad Vidyalaya bt Gyan Sagar Public School 25-1, 25-7; Nav Shakti SSS, ITO bt Tagore International 25-10, 25-8; Dwaraka Coaching Centre bt Salwan Pubic School 25-18, 23-25, 16-14; Rashtra Shakti, Hastsal bt Government Girls SSS, Brijwasan 25-13, 25-7.
Akriti scores six
Akriti Choudhary scored six goals including a hat-trick as Beer Bahadur Singh Sports College, Gorakhpur, blanked St. Ann’s High School, Tivim, Goa 15-0 in the league match of the NDMC-Nehru Junior girls hockey tournament at the Shivaji Stadium here on Friday.
Akriti struck in the 7th and 11th minutes early on and then slotted home in the 30th, 40th and 41st to complete the hat-trick. She again scored in the 47th minute. The Gorakhpur school dominated the proceedings throughout with Priya Rai scoring four, Shivani Singh three and Kajal Malik and Pooja Singh completing the tally.
Other results: Mahadevi Kanya Intern College, Dehra Dun 6 (Sushma Jakhwal, Kiran Rawat 3, Shivani Bisht 2) bt Charangpat High School, Manipur 0.
Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Nangloi, Delhi 5 (Jyoti, Sneh, Lalita 2, Pooja) bt Government Girls High School, Patna, 0.
Government Senior Secondary School, Tarantaran, Amritsar, 10 (Sandeep Kaur, Ramandeep Kaur Sr., Ramandeep Kaur Jr., Mandeep Kaur 3, Manbir Kaur, Shikha Batta, Harwinder Kaur 2) bt St. Joseph College, Kohima, Nagaland, 0.