Coimbatore: Navin Prasad of Kumaraguru College of Technology maintained a clean league slate and emerged the men’s single champion of the 27th State level inter-collegiate badminton tournament for the PSG Trophy at the PSG College of Arts and Science courts here on Thursday.
The results (league): Men (singles): Navin Prasad (KCT) bt Adithya (KCT) 21-16, 11-21, 21-16; Koushik (PSG CAS) bt Ishanth (Jamal Mohd., Tiruchi) 21-19, 10-21, 21-17; Adithya bt Koushik 22-20, 18-21, 21-14; Navin Prasad bt Ishanth 22-20, 21-8; Adithya bt Ishanth 21-16, 21-16; Navin Prasad bt Koushik 19-22, 21-12, 21-16.
Final standings: 1. Navin Prasad; 2. Adithya; 3. Koushik; 4. Ishanth.
Doubles (final): Ishanth / Nilash (Jamal Mohd.) bt Sivakumar / Krishna Kumar (PSG CAS) 21-16, 22-20.
PSGR Krishnammal prevails
PSGR Krishnammal College for women topped the league table and clinched the team title in the Bharathiar University inter-collegiate volleyball tournament at the NGP Arts and Science College courts.
The results (league): PSGR Krishnammal bt Sri Ramakrishna 25-10, 25-7; PKR bt Nirmala 25-21, 25-13; PSGR Krishnammal bt Nirmala 25-8, 25-4; PKR bt Providence 25-8, 25-4; Nirmala bt Sri Ramakrishna 25-12, 25-11; PSGR Krishnammal bt Nirmala 25-23, 25-16.
Final standings: 1. PSGR Krishnammal; 2. PKR; 3. Nirmala; 4. Sri Ramakrishna.
Bharath scalps five
T. Bharath took five for 30 as Jawahar HSS (Cuddalore) defeated Desia MHSS (Vellore) by one-wicket and booked a place in the semifinals of the TNCA under-16 inter-district schools cricket tournament at Tiruchi.
The scores: Quarterfinals: Desia MHSS, Vellore 140 in 28.1 overs (Dhanasekar 35, T. Bharath five for 30, V. Vinoth three for 14) lost to Jawahar HSS, Cuddalore 141 for nine in 29.1 overs (R. Sharan 52 n.o., Dhanasekar three for 27, M. Sanjeev three for 29).
American College HSS, Madurai 102 in 29.2 overs lost to Gurugnana Sambandar HSS, Nagapattinam 103 for three in 20.3 overs (R. Rajesh 29 n.o., R. Arun Nivas 26).
Modern SSS, Kancheepuram 206 for five in 30 overs (K.V.S. Udayaraja 68, R.M. Karthik 45, Sanjay 30) bt MSP Solai Nadar HSS, Dindigul 196 for seven in 30 overs (Joseph Milan 48, Gokulnath 35, Lakshminarayanan 29, R.M. Karthik three for 30).
Ebenezer Marcus HSS, Tiruvallur 95 for nine in 30 overs (Vignesh 28) lost to The HSS for Boys, Tiruchi 96 for three in 20 overs (R. Santosh Raj 28 n.o.).
Kumbakonam Cricket Club will hold selection trials on September 19 and 27 for its coaching camp to be held in December. The participants have to be under 20 years of age and are required to send the entry of fee of Rs. 50 to N. Ramakrishnan, 25, Dabir Middle Street, Kumbakonam, along with their names and address before September 18.