Arulmozhi (SS) and Rithika Prasad (Stanes) notched up easy wins in the under-15 girls’ singles quarterfinals of the United India Insurance district-ranking badminton tournament at the Jennys courts here on Friday.
The results: Pre-quarterfinals: Boys: U-10: P.T. Harshath bt B. Dinesh Kumar 21-8, 21-5; K.M. Rahul (SBA) bt R. Pranesh (AKYBC) 21-10, 21-11; D. Aswath Raj (NM) bt Vimal Prassana (KKC) 21-5, 21-5.
Md. Haroon bt Manikandan 17-21, 21-17, 21-15; B. Adithya bt D. Rahul 21-12, 21-10; P. Sounderrajan bt S. Hariharan 21-9, 21-6; B. Kishore bt Harihara Vinayak 21-12, 21-17; Hari Sudhan w/o. C.V. Thilak.
U-19: R.N. Harshan (AKYBC) bt D. Rahul (MBA) 21-12, 21-9; Vignesh Kumar (AKYBC) bt S. Kishore (FBC) 19-21, 21-9, 21-13; V.R. Hari Krishna (AKYBC) bt A. Tamilarasan (FBC) 18-21, 21-13, 21-9; D. Aswath Raj (NM) bt N. Karthick (PPF) 21-10, 21-8; D. Kishore (FBC) bt Harihara Vinayak 21-19, 21-10.
J. Naveen (AKYBC) bt Suryanarayanan 21-13, 21-16; Adarsh Vikram bt V. Siddarth (AKYBC) 21-7, 21-8; R. Yoges (PSG PS) bt Srinivasan (Parsn) 21-8, 21-6.
Quarterfinals: Girls: U-10: S. Cinita (Sparklers) bt Mydhini (VBA) 21-18, 18-21, 21-16; P. Divyalakshmi bt T. Madhudarshini (Jennys) 21-15, 19-21, 24-22; S. Dayashree (Power) bt Pranavi (VBA) 21-8, 21-10; Swathika (PSG) bt S. Anivithaa (Jennys) 21-19, 21-18.
U-13: M. Nivetha (Parsn) bt Lakshmi Malavika (SP) 21-9, 21-7; Anu Prabha (Sparklers) bt S. Samyuktha (AF) 5-21, 21-19, 21-16.
Dikshitha (GD) bt Mohana Lakshmi (FBC) 21-12, 21-13; S. Winona (Sparklers) bt Jessie Tina (F&S) 21-11, 21-3.
U-15: Arulmozhi (SS) bt S. Pooja (SS) 21-11, 21-5; Rithika Prasad (Stanes) bt Anu Prabha (Sparklers) 21-16, 21-14; S. Samyuktha (AF) bt A. Dikshitha (GD) 30-28, 21-9; M. Nivetha (Bharathi) bt R. Dharshana (FBC) 21-16, 12-21, 21-19.
Unbeaten 159 by Sundaramoorthy
A brilliant unbeaten 159 by A. Sundaramoorthy enabled New Star Cricket Club thrash Colts Cricket Club by 150 runs in the TNCA-NDCA first division league for the M.A. Chidambaram Rolling Trophy at the Lawrence School grounds in Udhagamandalam on Friday.
The scores: New Star CC 262 for seven in 35 overs (A. Sundaramoorthy 159 n.o., A. Deviprasath 47) bt Colts CC 112 (S. Rahul 30, M. Suresh four for six).