Sports Correspondent

Nagercoil: Bright’s six for eight helped Sunny Colts Cricket Club carve out an eight-wicket victory over V-90 Cricket Club in the Canara Bank-Kanyakumari DCA first division league at Nagercoil on Sunday.

The scores: V-90 CC 117 in 30.3 overs (Bright six for eight) lost to Sunny Colts CC 121 for two in 26 overs; Sunny CC 115 in 28.2 overs bt Kumari CC 62 in 20 overs (W. Antony George four for 21, R. Manivannan four for 22).

Vijayasarathy wins

Vijayasarathy of Madurai won the title in the open category in the Virudhunagar District open chess tournament organised by Rathinam Chess Academy at Sivakasi on Sunday.

Final placings: Men (open): 1. Vijayasarathy 6/7; 2. M. Paramasivam 6; 3. A. Ravi Sankar 6. Boys: U-10): 1. P. Arun Kumar 4/7; 2. M. Aravind Sundar 4; 3. K. Yogesh 3. U-8: 1. Rajkumar 5/7; 2. Thangakumar 4; 3. A. Risikesh 4. U-7: 1. M.S. Jeevan 3/7; 2. P. Aravind Kumar 3.

Girls: U-10: 1. S. Vijayalakshmi 3/7; 2. S. Pujasen 3; 3. R.R. Prince 3. U-8: R. Nanthini 4/7; 2. S. Sri Visnu Praba 3.

Ganesan triumphs

R. Ganesan (Government Boys HSS, Thiruppuvanam) and P. Muthulakshmi (Govt. HSS, Idayamelur) won the 100m gold in the boys and girls’ sections respectively in the District-level rural sports and games meet, organised by the Sivagangai Unit of SDAT at Sivagangai recently.

The results (all winners): Boys: 100m: R. Ganesan; 200m: M. Madhavan; 400m: R. Shanmuganathan; 800m: R. Shanmuganathan; 1,500m: P. Veerapandy; 3,000m: S. Deepan; Long jump: M. Madhavan; High jump: S. Murugeswaran; Triple jump: R. Ganesan; Shot put: K. Sivarama Krishnan; Discus: K. Sivarama Krishnan; Javelin: P. Eswaran; 4x100m relay: GHSS, Thirupuvanam; 4x400m relay: GHSS, Kallarni. Weightlifting: 50kg: P. Pandy Muneeswaran; 56kg: S. Rajasekar; 62kg: A. Arun Pandy; 69kg: B. David Prasanna; 77kg: V. Arun Pandy; 95kg: Muthamil Mannan.

Girls: 100m: P. Muthulakshmi; 200m: S. Arockialitha; 400m: S. Arockialitha; 800m: A. Arputhalakshmi; 1,500m: A. Arputhalakshmi; 3,000m: M. Murugeswari; Long jump: S. Niranchana; High jump: P. Sumitha; Triple jump: M. Eswari; Shot put: K. Gayathri; Discus: M. Seetha; Javelin: I. Ilavarasi; 4x100m relay: Sagayarani GHSS, Susaiyappar Pattinam; 4x400m relay: Holy Spirit MS, Sigarani. Weightlifting: 44kg: Gayathri; 48kg: R. Vijaya Shanthi; 53kg: P. Sathya Priya; 58kg: G. Pavithra; 69kg: M. Meenakshi.

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