Sai Krishna hits ton
N. Jyothi Sai Krishna’s 103 helped Krishna finish the second day at 221 for eight against Prakasam in the three-day ACA Central Zone senior inter-district tournament at Vijayawada on Tuesday. In the other match, chasing 432 to victory, West Godavari was tottering at 20 for three.
The scores: Krishna 292 and 221 for eight (N. Jyothi Sai Krishna 103, Gowtham Varma 50, Ramakotaiah five for 42) vs Prakasam 178 (Ch. Kranti Kiran 71, A.G. Praveen three for 48, Swarup Kumar three for 24); Guntur 401 and 135 for 5 decl. (Manoj Sai 63, Chandrasekhar Naidu three for 56) vs West Godavari 104 (Sk. M. Basha six for 39) and 20 for three.
Sabbavaram and Port Stadium entered the girls’ final of the inter-summer camp tournament, organised by the District Basketball Association, at Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.
The results: Girls semifinals: Sabbavaram bt Siva Sivani School 15-10; Port Stadium bt Pendurthi 11-3. Boys (advanced learners): Kotak Selasian School bt Pendurthy 16-4.
AP squads announced
The Andhra Pradesh squads for the sub-junior National aquatic championship’2013 to be held at Panaji from June 20 to 23 have been announced.
The following were chosen after the sub-junior inter-district aquatic championship cum selection trails were held at arangal in May.
The team : Boys : Group III : Yash Varma (capt.), R. Bhavesh, A. Devan, M. Lohith , Panduranga Reddy, Bhuvan Y. Reddy, Sujan Chowdary, D.K.T. Sushanth, M. Vasuram, Bhargav Aniketh. Group IV : B. Nagaraju , Ruthik Sri Reddy, V. Sivaram, B. Suryanshu, A. Vigneshwar.
Girls : Group III : Amita Gondi (capt.), V. Deekshita, V. Dhanista, Ch. Gnaneshwari, L. Meghana, Meghna Saha, Ishwarya Pata, M. Sai Manasa. Group IV : G. Jhanavi.
Team coaches : K. Mallesh, A. Srinivasa Rao. Managers: Shyamraj, R. Lavan, P. Manmohan. SFI nominated referees : M. Vishweshwar Rao (Sunil), J. Bala, Amrith Lal Mourya.
The Hindu’s Sarma, Gurucharan get placings
M.U.B.G. Sarma and V.V. Gurucharan of The Hindu won second place in chess and third place in shot put respectively of the VJF CMR inter-media sports meet at the Port stadium in Visakhapatnam.
D. Asha Latha of VJF won the chess title and Jagga Appa Rao of Andhra Voice was third.
Other finals (all men):
Carrom: 1. Shariff (Media Vision), 2. Ravindra (AIR), 3. R. Ramesh Babu (AIR). Badminton: Singles: 1. K. Varma (VJF), 2. B. Ramana Babu (NDTV), 3. G. Janardhana Rao (AIR).
Doubles: 1. Bhaskara Rao & Krishna (Vaartha), 2. Ramana Babu & Varma (VJF), 3. K.K. Prasad & D. Ravikumar (Aaj Tak).