HYDERABAD: South Central Railway drubbed Hyderabad Sporting 5-0 in the SAAP premier league prize money football tournament at Gymkhana Grounds here on Wednesday.
Winger Azeem put SCR ahead in the sixth minute. Ten minutes later Vijay was on target with a solo effort. Just before the break, Jude Antony made it 3-0. In the second session, Aflred scored off a long-ranger and Nidhi scored off a free-kick to complete the tally.
In another match, SAI (Kurnool, STC) recorded a solitary goal win over State Bank of India with B.Antony scoring of a 35-yard hit in the 59th minute.
Vijaya School wins title
Vijaya High School (Kapra) scored an emphatic, 5-1 win over Vignan’s Prabodananda Prashanti Niketan (Ghatkesar) in the boys’ final of the Ranga Reddy District Olympic Association silver jubilee celebrations hockey tournament here.
The results: Boys: Final: Vijaya High School, Kapra, bt Vignan’s PPN, Ghatkesar, 5-1; semifinals: Vignan’s PPN bt KV No.I, Uppal, 3-1; Vijaya bt CRPF Public School, Hakimpet, 4-0.
Girls: Final: KV No. I, Uppal bt Vignan’s PPN, Ghatkesar, 4-0; semifinals: KV No. I, Uppal, bt Vijaya High School, Kapra, 2-0; Vignan’s PPN, bt KV No. II, Uppal, 2-1.
Muffakhan Jah College of Engineering & Technology defeated AV Degree College 55-33 in the final of the Inter-college basketball tournament here with Varun and Wahajuddin being the main scorers.
Earlier, MJCET got the better of IIMC 33-8 in the semifinal.
Sangram misses century
Sangram Reddy missed a century (94) but his knock was good enough to guide Bhavan’s Junior College to a comfortable 95-run win over Hyderabad Public School (Begumpet) in the HCA under-17 cricket tournament here.
The scores: Bhavans JC 276 for six (Sangram Reddy 94, N. Sharath Mudiraj 53 n.o., Tarun 33, Ayazuddin three for 27) bt HPS Begumpet 181 for five (Sidharth 37, Asaduddin 33); St. Peters HS 119 (A. Harshavardhan three for 15) lost to St. John’s Church JC 120 for two (A. Akash 70 n.o.); Meridian HS 107 (Phani Komal three for 21) lost to Wesley JC, Green, 108 for eight (Govind 38, Rohit three for 13, Omer three for 27); Secunderabad Public School 124 (S. Teja 36, Sunny 30, Waqar six for 26) lost to St. Mary’s JC 125 for six (Nikhil Raj 30 n.o.).
Vikas Raj, new SAAP MD
Vikas Raj, IAS, has taken charge as the vice-chairman and managing director of Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh, here on Wednesday.
Osmania University will organise the Inter-college tournaments in weightlifting and powerlifting at Lal Bahadur Stadium and wrestling at Osmania University indoor stadium from September 6 to 8. For details contact K.R. Steven (Phone No. 92465 38129) and Dr. Rathod (Phone No. 98485 52437).