Villupuram bounced back from a set deficit to defeat Thiruvallur 25-27, 25-22, 25-19 in the boys' first round fixture of the State sub-junior volleyball championship at the Angel College of Engineering and Technology courts on Friday.

In the girls' section, Tirupur scored a surprise 25-23, 14-25, 25-20 win over Kancheepuram.

The results: Boys: Tirunelveli bt Dindigul 25-17, 25-15; Salem bt Karur 25-11, 25-13; Villupuram bt Thiruvallur 25-27, 25-22, 25-19; Namakkal bt Tiruvannamalai 25-14, 25-18; Sivagangai bt Nilgiris 25-8, 25-18.

Girls: Tirupur bt Kancheepuram 25-23, 14-25, 25-20 . — Principal Correspondent

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