MADURAI: Sourashtra College, Madurai lifted the Kallandiri Natarajan Trophy by defeating Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi 31-14 in the final of the Madurai Kamaraj University inter-collegiate handball tournament here on Wednesday.

Premnath scored 11 goals for the winner, while Sundaramurthy scored 6 for AJ College.

The results: Fatima College 2 bt Christian College, Kodaikanal 0; AJ College, Sivakasi 2 bt PKN College, Tirumangalam 0; VVV College, Virudhunagar 2 bt Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi 0; VHNSN College, Virudhunagar 2 bt Madura College 1; Sri Meenakshi Govt College for Women 2 bt Sermathai Vasan College for Women 0; SRNM College, Sattur 2 bt SVN College, Madurai 0.

Shanmuganatha EC wins

Shanmuganatha EC, Pudukottai clinched the title by defeating Sethu Institute of Technology, Kariapatti 34-33 in the final of the Anna University Zone 9 inter-engineering kabaddi tournament at the KLN College of Information Technology ground at Madurai on Thursday.

In the third place match, Mohamed Sathak College of Engineering, Kilakarai defeated RVS College of Engineering, Dindigul 77-22.

Mixed fortunes for Caldwell

Caldwell HSS, Tuticorin had mixed fortunes in the Tuticorin district inter-school boys' volleyball tournament organised by the Tuticorin DVA at the Gymkhana Club ground on Thursday.

Caldwell HSS won the seniors title defeating St. Xavier's HSS 25-22, 25-23 but lost to St. Lassale HSS 14-25, 25-16, 21-25 in the super-senior final.

The results (Semifinals): Seniors: Caldwell HSS bt St. Lassale HSS 25-19, 25-21; St. Xavier's HSS bt Rosammal HSS 25-18, 25-23. Super-seniors: St. Lassale HSS bt Pope's HSS, Sawyerpuram 25-20, 25-18; Caldwell HSS bt Rosammal HSS 25-18, 25-21.

Idayam Rajendran RS in last four

Idayam Rajendran RS defeated PKN HSS, Tirumangalam 43-24 to enter the super-seniors semifinals of the Mangaleswari Trophy State-level inter-school basketball tournament at Madurai on Thursday.

The results: Super-seniors (quarterfinals): Idayam Rajendran RS 43 (Narendran 10) bt PKN HSS 24. Seniors: St. Mary's HSS 56 (Andrews 18) bt Raju's HSS, Sivaganga 38 (Sivabalan 24); St. Britto's HSS 39 (Mani Bharathi 20) bt VMJ School 18 (Aswath 10).

Mini-marathon run

Independence Day mini-marathon run for the bonafide students of Madurai Kamaraj University will be organised by the Department of Physical Education of the University at Madurai on August 12. The distance will be 20 km for men and 8 km for women. For details, contact the Physical Director of the university and the Physical directors of the colleges. Entries close on August 7 with Dr. R. Elangovan, Director of Physical Education, MKU.

Volleyball tournament

The district-level Dawn to Dusk Veterans volleyball tournament will be held at the Madurai Income Tax Office courts on August 6. Contact T. Vivekanandan, secretary, MDVA at 9443990964.

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