Rashmika on a roll
Karnataka’s Rashmika Rajan remained on course for two titles at the KTPPA-M.P. Prakash memorial AITA Championship Series junior tennis tournament after semifinal victories in both categories here on Thursday.
The results (semifinals):
Boys: U-18: B.R. Nikshep bt Akhil Kanakaraj 7-5, 6-3; Vashist bt I.B. Akshay 6-4, 6-1.
U-16: Aditya Anat Gokhale bt Pranash Babu 6-4, 6-3; Nihit Rawal bt Md. Taquddin 2-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Girls: U-18: Rashmika Rajan bt Moulika Reddy 6-4, 7-6 (4); Pragati Nataraj bt Nisha Shenoy 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4).
U-16: Abhinika bt Harsha Sai Chala 6-1, 6-3; Rashmika Rajan bt Aarushi Thakkar 6-1, 6-3.
IBBC, Bosch are champions
IBBC and Bosch emerged the State ‘B’ and ‘C’ division basketball champions respectively after differing victories on Thursday.
BBC saw off Sports Hostel 62-52 in the ‘B’ division final to lift the M.C. Srinivasa memorial trophy.
Bosch edged Orions SC 52-46 to the S. Rangarajan memorial trophy.
The results (finals): ‘B’ div.: IBBC 62 (Karan 25, Shiva 11) bt Sports Hostel 52 (Vijay 16, Ganesh 13). ‘ C’ div.: Bosch 52 (Avinash 12, Ashwin 10) bt Orions SC 46 (Suhas 27).
Uttam Aiyappa shines
A stroke-filled 102 (13x4, 3x6) by Uttam Aiyappa helped St. Joseph’s Central School (Yelwal) register a 19-run win over Ideal Jawa Rotary HS in a league match of the KSCA Mysore Zone inter-school (under-16) cricket tournament on Thursday.
The scores: At Mysore: St. Joseph’s Central (Yelwal) 178 for five in 30 overs (Uttam Aiyappa 102) bt Ideal Jawa Rotary HS 159 in 28.3 overs (Revanth 73, Pruthvi Suman three for 31, Harsha Somayaji four for 24); Demonstration Multi-purpose 165 for six in 20 overs (P. Darshan Nayak 69, J.M. Dheeraj 31) bt Green Valley Central 68 in 18.2 overs (K.B. Nandan three for 11).
CFTRI HS 58 in 20.5 overs lost to St. Joseph’s Central (Vijayanagar) 59 for one in 16.5 overs (Nikin Jose 34 n.o.); Marimallappa HS 204 for seven in 30 overs (Gautham Sagar 45, S. Rahul 66, L.R. Lokesh 30, Faraz four for 36) bt Infant Little 29 in 10.4 overs (K.P. Mahesh four for 13).
At K.R. Nagar: Karunadu Jnodaya HS 45 in 15.5 overs (D. Shivashankar four for six, Syed Fardeen four for eight) lost to Krishnarajendra GHS 49 for one in 9.4 overs; B.S. Madappa Smaraka VS 90 in 22.3 overs (Surya Nargund four for 12) lost to St. Joseph’s HS 92 for one in 12.4 overs (K.P. Surya 30 n.o.).
Easy for Bishop Cottons
Openers Jeshwanth (69 n.o.) and Rahul Kumar (43 n.o.) guided Bishop Cottons HS to a 10-wicket victory over St. Joseph’s HS in a Cottonian Shield juniors’ semifinal here on Thursday.
The scores (semifinals):
Juniors: SJHS 113 for eight in 20 overs (Sanil Navar 46, Dev Dutt 35, Yashas four for 19, M. Rajesh three for 21) lost to Bishop Cottons 117 for no loss in 16.4 overs (Jeshwanth 69 n.o., Rahul Kumar 43 n.o.); FAPS 100 for five in 20 overs (Mitesh 38) bt Gopalan HS 53 in 14.1 overs (Mounav three for four, Sharan three for seven).
Seniors: EISB 118 for four in 20 overs (Himanshu 70 n.o.) bt FAPS 98 for nine in 20 overs (Rishiketh 29, Karthik three for 16); Bishop Cottons 175 for five in 20 overs (Lochan 49, K.R. David 46, Monish 39 n.o.) bt Bethany HS 107 in 16.4 overs (Vikshay 44, P. Kushal three for 19).
Facile win for SJIHS
Three goals within the first eight minutes of the match sealed an emphatic 3-0 verdict for St. Joseph’s Indian High School (SJIHS) over St. Germain High School in the junior section of the inter-school hockey tournament conducted by the St. Germain Old Boys Association here on Thursday.
The results: Seniors: Rashtriya Military School 2 (Aman Yadav 2) bt St. Germain HS 1 (Kavan Chinnappa); St. Joseph’s HS (Briand Square) 5 (Sanju Raj 3, Ranjith, Sandeep) bt St. Aloysius HS 0; St. Patrick’s HS 6 (Mohan, Rohit, Worch Oingah, William Andrew, Shylesh, Peter) bt St Anthony’s HS 0.
Juniors: St Joseph’s IHS 3 (Harsha 2, Nelson Mathias) bt St. Germain HS 0.
Shivakumar nets winner
Shivakumar’s 44th minute goal helped Income Tax defeat IISC 1-0 in a BDFA ‘C’ Division league match on Thursday. The league will have a break on Friday and Saturday.
Other results: Bangalore Yellows 2 (Dicson & Ashwin) bt Sun Rising 0; Universal 1 (Marcas) bt NP Kempe Gowda 0.