Tamil Nadu girls edged out Uttar Pradesh 25-12, 15-25, 18-25, 26-24, 15-9 in a quarterfinal battle that lasted one-and-a-half hours in the 40th National junior volleyball championship here on Sunday.

The results (quarterfinals):

Boys: Tamil Nadu bt Karnataka 26-24, 25-20, 25-23; Uttarakhand bt Haryana 21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-17, 16-14; Rajasthan bt Andhra Pradesh 22-25, 25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 15-11; SAI bt Punjab 25-19, 25-17, 25-16.

Girls: Haryana bt West Bengal 25-21, 25-17, 25-20; Tamil Nadu bt Uttar Pradesh 25-12, 15-25, 18-25, 26-24, 15-9; Kerala bt Rajasthan 25-12, 25-16, 25-12; Maharashtra bt Karnataka 25-11, 22-25, 25-20, 25-20.

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