PSG College of Technology edged out host Park College of Engineering and Technology 5-4, via tie-breaker, to emerge champion of the Anna University zone-9 hockey tournament at the Park courts here on Monday.
Dr. NGP Institute of Technology defeated Coimbatore Institute of Technology 2-1 for the third place.
The results: Final: PSG Tech bt Park CET 5-4 (via tie-breaker). Third place: Dr. NGP IT bt CIT 2-1. Semifinals: PSG Tech by Dr. NGP IT 4-3 (via tie-breaker); Park CET bt CIT 3-2.
The Bharathiar University inter-collegiate volleyball tournament for men will organised by the Department of Physical Education of the Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College in Pollachi from October 3 to 5.
Sixty colleges have confirmed participation for the tournament, which will be played on a knockout-cum-league basis.
The tournament will serve as a selection trial to pick the University team for the both the South Zone and the all-India inter-varsity tournament.
The Chief Minister’s Trophy district-level selection trial tennis tournament for men and women below 25 will be held at the Cosmopolitan Club courts on October 9 and 10.
The sign-in will be held on October 8 between 12 noon and 2 p.m.
For details, call 94432 86207.
At the Perks School courts in Coimbatore, the Raghunathan Memorial State-level (non-ranking) junior sports scholarship tennis tournament for various age group will be held from October 12 to 15.
Entries can be sent to R. Krishnan, Chief Referee, A-304, Sakthi Towers, G.V. Residency, Coimbatore - 28 on or before October 5.
Entries can be also be texted to 94432 86207.
For details, call 94432 86207 or 98422 10107.
Easy for The United Gymkhana
At Salem, M. Thangadurai chipped in with a crucial 62 in The United Gymkhana’s 30-run win over Vampire Cricket Club in the TNCA-SDCA first division league at the Salem Steel Plant grounds recently.
The scores: I div.: The United Gymkhana 207 in 45 overs (M. Thangadurai 62, C. Manikandan 30, Arun Pradeep three for 21) bt Vampire CC 177 for seven in 45 overs (M. Nirmal Karthik 55 not out, G. Jayaprakash 38 not out).
II div.: Power CC 116 in 45 overs (Mayakannan 45, R. Ganesh three for 10) lost to Blue Star CC 119 for five in 20.5 overs (R. Ganesh 41 not out, J. Saravanan three for 15).
III div.: Achievers CC 100 for eight in 45 overs (M. Manikandan four for 30, N. Saravanan three for 4) lost to Chemplast RC 101 for five in 21.2 overs (R. Babu four for 23).
Satheesh Kumar scalps seven
P. Satheesh Kumar’s destructive spell of seven for 14 set up AMCC’s ten-wicket victory over Warriors CC in the third division of the TNCA-DDCA league at the PSNA ‘A’ grounds here on Sunday.
The scores: I div.: Majestic 119 in 34 overs (M. Suresh Babu 33, M. Senthil Pandi 33, S. Ram Kumar three for 29) lost to RVS Sports Club 121 for five in 21.4 overs (T. Ram Kumar four for 39).
II div.: PSNACET 105 in 23.2 overs (P. Johnson 27, M. Manohar three for 4) lost to Orange Shirts 108 for seven in 24.1 overs (G. Tamil Arasu three for 22).
III div.: Warriors 57 in 15.3 overs (P. Satheesh Kumar seven for 14) lost to AMCC 60 for no loss in 7.2 overs (M. Pandiarajan 39 n.o.).
Hat-trick by Praveen
Praveen’s hat-trick helped Solar FC, Nilakottai register a 4-0 win over Gnanam Memorial FC, Dindigul in the first division of the DDFA league at the SDAT stadium here on Sunday.
The results: I div.: Stallions FC, Palani 0 drew with Royal FC, Batlagundu 0; Solar FC, Nilakottai 4 (Praveen 3 (including a hat-trick), Nagendra Kumar 1) bt Gnanam Memorial FC, Dindigul 0; CFC, Dindigul 2 (Durai Raj, Sankar Raja) drew with RVS FC, Dindigul 2 (Vijay, Remjith).
II div.: RNL Memorial FC, Dindigul 5 (Raghunath 2, Mohamed Mijubir Raghuman 1, Mathan 1, Arul Prakash 1) bt GS FC, Dindigul 2 (Mani, Velu); DOSS Memorial FC, Dindigul 3 (Kumar, Sakthivel, Siva) bt KPS FC, Dindigul 0.
III div.: SBM College FC, Dindigul 3 (Prasanna 2, Vetrivel 1) bt Pattumani Nadar Memorial FC, Dindigul 1 (Sadasivam).