Chennai: An injury-time strike from Baskar gave ICF a 2-1 win over Southern Railway in its final St. Joseph’s-CFA Senior Division league match of the season.
The win ensured ICF second place, taking its points tally to 24, two more than Indian Bank.
Man of the match Baskar had earlier set up Venkatesan for ICF’s first goal, which came half an hour after the Railway side had gone ahead through a Rajesh free kick that deflected in off ICF defender Srinivasan’s head.
Southern Railways, on eight points, will face SAI on Friday in its final match, crucial to its hopes of staying in the senior division.
In the first division, goals from Tamil Selvan and Sivaraj gave Central Excise a 2-1 win over Chennai City Police, for whom Nafrullah Khan scored.
Karnataka Sangha and Pachaiyappa’s win titles
Karnataka Sangha girls and Pachaiyappa’s boys emerged champions in the two-day St. Joseph’s College inter-schools athletics championship which concluded at the JN Stadium on Wednesday.
The results (winners only):
Boys: High jump: VI -VII Std: R. Ranjith Kumar (SMH HSS, Sirkali) 1.50m; Shot put: X-XI: Fairoze (Velammal) 11.1.m; 400m: VI-VIII: N. Rajkumar (Santhome) 59.3s; IX-X: A.Vishal (Velammal) 54.4s; X-XII: Prabakar (Pachaiyappa’s) 51.6s; 4x100m relay: IX-X: 1. Santhome HSS; XI-XII: 1. Pachaiyappa’s; Long jump: S. Thangavel (Pachaiyappa’s) 6.26 m.
Girls: 4x100m relay: IX-X: 1. Karnataka Sangha; XI– XII: 1. Karnataka Sangha; Long jump: IX-X: M. Jeyashamily (Karnataka Sangha) 4.96m; 400m: VI-VIII: M.L. Akshaya (St. Patrick’s); IX-X: R. Hemalatha (Karnataka Sangha) 1:06.1s; XI-XII: K. Kathir Jothi (Karnataka Sangha) 1:06.1s; Javelin: XI-XII: Anjamma (Karnataka Sangha) 22.42m; Shot put: VI-VIII: Angelin Nisha Rani (Spartan) 6.04m.
Overall championship: Girls: VI-VIII: Karnataka Sangha (27 points); IX-X: Karnataka Sangha (45); XI-XII: Karnataka Sangha (85).
Boys: VI-VIII: Spartan Matric (24); IX-X: Pachaiyappa’s (53); XI-XII: Pachaiyappa’s (51).
The inaugural Shriram EPC Group invitation golf tournament will be held on February 15 at the Cosmopolitan Club-TNGF Golf Course.
The non-professional tournament will be conducted in two groups, one for players of handicap 13 to 20, and the other for those with handicaps of 20 and over.
The SDAT-Dolphin Swimming Academy will conduct the Tamil Nadu State-level age-group short-course aquatic championship on February 14 and 15 at the SDAT-Dolphin swimming pool, Mogappair.
Around 600 swimmers from the State are expected to participate in the event, in nine age groups between five and 18 years.
The Marina Beach Volleyball Club will conduct a State-level tournament for men and women at the JN Stadium from March 5 to 8. The event is open for all affiliated clubs, institutions and departments in the state.
Entries close on Feb. 25. Call A.J. Martin Sudhakar at 2536 1134 for details.