Guntur blanked East Godavari 3-0 in the first round of the team’s championship for men in the 41st senior inter-district carrom championship for men and women held at Ashram Public School at Kakinada on Friday.

A. Srinivasa Rao defeated N. Nagaraju 25-0, 24-0 and later Sk. Karimullah outplayed Satya Prasad 25-0, 25-6. In the doubles, D. Srinivasa Rao and P. Sambasiva Rao defeated M. Francis and R. Venugopala Raju 25-1, 25-4.

As many as 168 entries were received from 12 districts for the three-day tournament.

VKHS triumphs

Vinay Kumar High School defeated Zilla Parishad High School Chegicherla 2-0 in the final of the Fr. Vincent Ferrer memorial sixth RDT district-level hockey championship for girls at Anantapur on Friday. Bharathi and Navaneetha scored for the winners.

The results: (final): Vinay Kumar HS, Anantapur 2 (Bharathi, Navaneetha) bt ZPHS, Chegicherla 0.

Pat for Sai Krishna

Koneru Lakshmaiah University’s C. Sai Krishna won bronze in singles and a gold medal in doubles event of the second annual tennis tournament conducted by Vijaya Madhavi Loyola tennis Academy at Vijayawada recently. University vice-chancellor R. Srihari Rao and chancellor Dutta congratulated the player on Friday.

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