Favourite Indian Overseas Bank (Chennai), as expected, coasted to a comfortable 25-16, 25-18, 25-19 win over Tamil Nadu Police (Chennai) and entered the semifinals in the men’s section of the senior State volleyball championship at the ANJA College courts here on Thursday.

On the distaff side, St. Joseph’s (Chennai) scored a 25-21, 25-11, 25-16 win over Panimalar (Chennai) for a place in the last four.

The results:

Quarterfinal: Men: IOB (Chennai) bt TN Police (Chennai) 25-16, 25-18, 25-19; ICF, Chennai bt Chennai Spikers 29-27, 25-22, 20-25, 25-23.

Women: St. Joseph’s (Chennai) bt Panimalar (Chennai) 25-21, 25-11, 25-16; PKR, Gobi bt PSGR Krishnammal College, Coimbatore 25-17, 25-13, 23-25, 25-14.

Earlier results (League):

Men: TN Police (Chn) bt Veludayar (Tvr) 25-17, 25-23; Armed Police (Try) bt Sathyabama University (Chn) 25-19, 25-21; Vels University (Chn) bt STC (Pol) 25-22, 15-25, 25-18; SZ Police (Mdu) bt Anjac (Siv) 25-18, 25-20; Income Tax (Chn) bt ICF (Chn) 25-23, 23-25, 25-16; Chennai Spikers bt Sri Krishna CAS (Cbe) 25-19, 25-23; Indian Bank (Chn) bt SDAT Hostel (Chn) 25-22, 25-19; IOB (Chn) bt Customs (Chn) 25-22, 25-18; Armed Police (Try) bt Vels (Chn) 25-22, 25-18; TN Police (Chn) bt SZ Police (Mdu) 25-19, 25-20.

Women: PSGR Krishnammal (Cbe) bt SDAT (SR) 25-12, 25-22; Panimalar (Chn) bt GKM 25-20, 26-28, 25-21; PKR (Gobi) bt Nirmala College (Cbe) 25-21, 25-11; Dr. Sivanthi bt Saraswathi Pandian 25-5, 25-16; JBAS bt SAI (Myl) 25-20, 25-17; Armed Police (Chn) bt Tirumala Srinivasan 17-25, 25-22, 25-17.

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