Ravindra Bharathi Public School (RBPS) defeated AKTPMC High School by three wickets while Flora English Medium High School beat Sri Gowtham High School by 72 runs in the Nori Sivaramakrishna memorial district school league tournament, organised by Krishna District Cricket Association, at Siddhartha Medical College grounds here on Friday.
The scores: Satyabhama HS 146 in 23. 4 overs (Sk. Nagoor 44, Joy three for 22) bt Amali EMHS 94 in 25.1 overs; AKTPMC HS 100 in 20.3 overs lost to Ravindra Bharathi 104 for seven in 18.1 overs; Rishi Vidya Niketan 145 in 29.5 overs (Khudus three for 24) bt Darsgah HS 88 in 22.4 overs (Ramanayana four for 10, Chandu three for nine); Flora EMHS 153 in 24.2 overs (Pathak 39, Satish three for 24, Vineet three for 26) bt Sri Gowtham HS 81 in 20.3 oves (K. Akhil 39); Abhaya Digital School 89 in 18.4 overs (Sudheer Kumar three for 25) lost to Bishop Grassi 90 for three in 12.3 overs; St. John’s PS 222 for seven in 30 overs (Jawahar 58, Mani Teja 54, Nitish three for 38) bt Rama Public School 40 in 12.5 overs (Murthaja six for 11).
Double for Arnold
Tamil Nadu’s I. Arnold defeated M. Rohit of Andhra Pradesh 6-2, 6-1 to clinch the under-14 singles honours in the AITA talent series for under-12 and under-14 boys and girls at Vijaya Madhavi Loyola Tennis Academy here on Friday.
Later, partnering Deepak Senthil Kumar, he outplayed Kyle Cummings and Vishist Ram 6-2, 6-1 in the under-14 doubles final.
Top seed M. Rohit took the under-12 boys’ title by defeating Rithwik Sai Patel 6-0, 6-7(5), 6-4, while J. Fatima beat G. Lipika Reddy 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the under-12 girls’ final.
The results (all finals): Boys singles: U-12 : M. Rohit bt Rithwik Sai Patel 6-0, 6-7(5), 6-4; U-14 : I. Arnold bt M. Rohit 6-2, 6-1; Doubles : I. Arnold & Deepak Senthil Kumar bt Kyle Cummings & Vishist Ram 6-2, 6-1.
Girls singles: U-12 : J. Fatima bt G. Lipika Reddy 6-4, 1-6, 6-4; U-14 : Shajiya Begum bt Anand Dharana Mudaliar 6-1, 6-2; Doubles : Anand Dharana Mudaliar & Sri Sai Shivani bt G. Lipika Reddy & Shajiya Begum 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-1.
The third Andhra Pradesh sub-junior boys’ inter-district hockey tournament will be held at Kurnool from March 9 to 11.
The tournament featuring 15 district teams will be held in two grounds — DSA and STBC.
The State team to participate in the sub-junior Nationals scheduled at Chennai in the last week of March will be selected on the concluding day.
At Vijayawada, the 111th district Open chess tournament will be held at Chennupati Ramakotaiah indoor stadium at Patamata on March 3 at 9 a.m. For details contact 9493501506.