CHENNAI: Raghav Viswanathan (126 not out) was instrumental in Jawahar Vidyalaya ‘B’ posting a 154-run win over Sindhi Model in the TNCA-Boost Cup under-16 schools cricket tournament for C. Ramaswamy Trophy here on Thursday.

The scores: Gill Adarsh ‘A’ 156 for nine in 30 overs (J. Ethayathulla 49, Harish Kumar three for 36) bt Revoor Padmanabha 71 in 16.2 overs (R.Syed Ali Sait five for 16).

Vyasa Vidyalaya 126 in 27.2 overs (H. Mohammed Imran 52, Sathiya Narayanan three for 17) lost to St. Patricks 128 for two in 20.3 overs (S.R.Sriee Vignesh Rao 46 not out, Bargav Venkat Krishnan 37 not out).

Doveton 195 in 26.1 overs (A. Yashwanth 36, Aafaaq Khan 27, B. Venkatraman four for 26) bt St. George’s 69 in 16.4 overs (Suzaan S.Sanghvi three for 11, M.Bharath three for 7).

Jawahar Vidyalaya ‘B’ 223 for four in 30 overs (Raghav Viswanathan 126 not out, Karthik Narayanan 32, B. Karthik 35) bt Sindhi Model 69 in 18.5 overs (Abhishek Gupta 26, B. Karthik four for 9).

Vijay, Vasudevan shine

Vijay Pandi and A. Vasudevan each grabbed five-wicket hauls to help Sivaganga bowl Namakkal out for 44 in the TNCA under-19 inter-districts tournament here on Thursday.

The scores: Nagapattinam DCA 154 in 46.1 overs (R. Vivek 59, J. Vishnu Raja 25, B. Ganesh 26, R. Sabaorish three for 22) lost to Thiruvallur DCA 155 for seven in 32.4 overs (R. Nilesh Subramanian 50, R. Varun 29, R. Karthik Adithya 31, T. Manohar three for 30).

Namakkal DCA 44 in 15.1 overs (Vijay Pandi five for 28, A. Vasudevan five for 13) lost to Sivaganga DCA 46 for three in 4.3 overs.

Sinclair sizzles

Olympian Adam Sinclair played a stellar role in steering Indian Overseas Bank to a whopping 10-2 victory over Chennai Port Trust in the semifinals of the Syed Ahmed memorial hockey tournament here on Thursday.

Sinclair, who slotted in four goals, was ably supported by Gopinath whose contribution was two goals. Vinod Rayar, M. Senthil, D. Muthuselvan and M. Ayyappan scored one each in the impressive tally.

For Port Trust, Hari and Michael were the scorers.

Sports festival

The annual sports festival of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering begins on Friday at the college campus and stretches up to August 23.

Over 5000 competitors from colleges and schools in South India are expected to take part in the mega event, said Babu Manoharan, Director, St. Joseph’s College, on Wednesday.

Into the fourth year, this sports extravaganza is open to students from city, districts, State schools and colleges, and also from other States like Kerala and Karnataka. The total prize money is computed to be around Rs.15.5 lakh.

The events open on July 18 with the South Zone inter-schools competitions for girls in basketball (15 entries), volleyball (16), kabaddi (8) and ball-badminton (28).

The prize money for this will be Rs.3.5 lakh, with the winner in each discipline taking home Rs.6000.

The next will be the competitions for schoolboys from July 25 to 27 in basketball (36), volleyball (41), kabaddi (16), ball-badminton (26) and football (51).

South Zone meet

The athletics competitions for schoolboys and girls are to be held on August 1 and 2, while the South Zone inter-collegiate meet is scheduled from August 21 to 23.

Apart from medals and certificates, there will be prize money for each event with the winner getting Rs. 600, while the second and third-placed competitors will receive Rs. 400 and Rs. 200 respectively. The winner of the relay will get Rs.1000.

Expressing the hope that the cream of collegiate and school talent would make the best use of this opportunity, Dr. Manoharan listed the Commonwealth Games (junior) gold medallist, Gayathri Govindraj, among the participants.

Dr. Manoharan will inaugurate the school competitions on Saturday at 7 a.m.

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