Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala hauled six points to emerge as champion of the Krishna University inter-collegiate women’s kho kho championship here on Friday. KBN College (4 points) and Government Degree College, Movva (2 points) took the second and third places respectively.
League results: SDM bt GDC, Movva 4-2, KBN College bt Andhra Loyola College 15-3, GDC, Movva bt Andhra Loyola College 5-0, SDM bt KBN College 3-1.
Chittoor posts win
Chittoor defeated Nellore by 3-2 in the boys’ section while West Godavari blanked Visakhapatnam 3-0 in the girls’ section of the league fixtures of the 58th Gokaraju Ranga Raju memorial A.P. State under-19 badminton tournament at Cosmopolitan Club, Bhimavaram on Friday.
The results: Boys: Vizianagaram bt Karimnagar 3-0, Visakhapatnam bt Krishna 3-0, Prakasam bt Khammam 3-0, West Godavari bt Anantapur 3-0, Chittoor bt Nellore 3-2, Kadapa bt Hyderabad 3-0.
Girls: West Godavari bt Visakhapatnam 3-0, Kadapa bt Visakhapatnam 3-0, West Godavari bt Kadapa 3-0.
Guntur’s S. Srinu defeated Nellore’s Vinod Kumar 25-22, 25-21 to enter the second round of the Andhra second ranking carrom men’s singles tournament at Prathipadu in Guntur District on Friday. The tournament received as many as 172 entries.
MLA M. Sucharitha and All India Carrom Federation vice president M. Chandra Mouli inaugurated the two-day tourney.
The results: First round: S. Srinu bt Vinod Kumar 25-22, 25-21, S. Baji bt Mahendra Reddy 20-15, 18-17, Chanti bt Sandeep 24-0, 25-0, Mohammad Rafi bt Chakravarthi 25-0, 19-9, B. Srinivas bt K. Srinivasa Rao 25-0, 25-5, P. Janardhan bt K. Venkateswara Rao 25-9, 25-9, Mastry bt K. Kalyan 25-1, 25-1, Madhav bt Sk. M. Subani 25-0, 25-0, B. Srinivasa Rao bt K. Srinivasa Rao 25-1, 25-5, Ch. Siva Sankar bt G. Venkata Krishna 25-11, 20-9, Sk. Naseer bt D. Prasad 25-0, 25-0.
Gnaneswar to lead
C.R. Gnaneswar will lead the Andhra Cricket Association under-16 team in the Vijay Merchant Trophy tournament scheduled to be held at Visakhapatnam from December 7.
The team: C.R. Gnaneshwar (Capt.), R. Suraj Preetham, K. Maheep Kumar U.M.S. Girinath (wk), Sk. Noor Basha, Md. Anwar Raja, L. Rakesh Augustine, V. Sanjay Naidu, G. Manesh V. Singh, T. Siva Kumar, Sk. Hussain Y. Prithvi Raj, V. Ujwal, Sk. Sameer, K. Reddy Girish.
Stand-byes: Prajwal Manoth, Ch. V.S. Koushik, N. Jagadish Babu, V. Mourya, Y. Dileep, V. Anirudh, Niteesh Babu S.M.S. Prashanth. Coach: G.V. Siva Kumar Raju.