Coimbatore: Host Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science (BACAS) and Karunya University scored comfortable wins over their opponents in the opening fixtures of the Bishop Appasamy Memorial Trophy inter-collegiate basketball tournament at the BACAS courts here on Tuesday.

The results: Bishop Appasamy CAS 67 (James 11, Santhosh 20) bt STC Pollachi 45 (Sankar 18, Prasanth 13), Karunya University 58 (Satheesh 11, Sivaraman 15, John Jason 15) bt Park Engineering 31 (Manoj 10), Krishna CAS 51 (Vignesh 11, Ramkumar 10) bt Vivekananda University (Rajkumar 10), GRD CS 57 (Sathish Kumar 11, Kenlin 10) bt Jayendra 36 (K. Arun Kumar 24).

PYC wins opener

Podanur Youth Club (PYC) notched up a 2-0 win over Vidyasagar College of Arts and Science (Udumalpet) in the opening super league match of the SDAT-CDHA hockey league at the Bharathiar University grounds on Tuesday.

The results: Podanur Youth Club 2 (Gregory Thomas, Steve) bt Vidyasagar CAS (Udumalpey) 0; Flash Hockey Club 2 (Rajesh Kumar, Kumaresan) drew with Maruthi CPE 2 (Prathap, Rajesh).

Chess tournament

The Indian Chess Academy will conduct a district level tournament for various age group categories at the Geetha Hall on October 19. Contact: D. Babu, National Arbiter, at 9362181481.

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