: Chennai’s 3-1 win over Sivagangai, via a tie-breaker, helped it reach the quarterfinals of the Syed Ammal & Kanagamani third junior State-level hockey tournament, organised by the Ramanathapuram District Hockey Association (RDHA), at Syed Ammal Engineering College grounds here on Friday. Both teams were locked 2-2 at full time.
In another clash at Velu Manickam hockey grounds, Thanjavur thrashed Karur 10-1 to set up a quarterfinal clash with Dharmapuri.
The results (third round) :
At Syed Ammal EC grounds : Chennai 3 (Sivaguru, Karthik, Aravind) bt Sivagangai 1 (R. Asai Thambi) via tie-breaker (FT: 2-2); Salem 2 (P. Alluvin Jones 2) bt Tirupur 0; Krishnagiri 4 (Amritha Pandian 2, S. Jnigo Teniston, R. Ram Prabhu) bt Thiruvarur 0; Dindigul 4 (Arul Anandhraj 3, Saravanan) bt Thiruvallur 1 (A.T. Chandrakumar).
At Syed Ammal HSS grounds : Trichy 4 (Santosh, Dhinesh, Gokul Raja, Sugumar) bt Erode 1 (Nirmal Kumar); Madurai 2 (Anandraj 2) bt Kancheepuram 1 (Ilamathi).
Velu Manickam hockey grounds : Perambalur 1 (Smith) bt Thiruvannamalai 0; Dharmapuri 1 (Chinnasamy) bt Ramanathapuram 0; Thanjavur 10 (M. Karthi 2, Vivek 2, Ramkumar 2, Kirupashankar 2, Dhanapal, Mascow) bt Karur 1 (V.A. Sriram); Tuticorin 5 (C. Manoj Kumar 2, K. Marimuthu, M. Dhileepan, M. Mahesh Kumar) bt Coimbatore 0.