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Government Arts College in final

Salem: A fine knock of 59 by Darvesh went in vain as Government Arts College defeated Jairam College of Arts and Science by two runs and entered the final of the SDCA inter-collegiate cricket tournament at the Government Engineering College grounds here on Wednesday.

In the final, Government Arts will take on Sri Balamurugan College of Arts and Science, which scored an easy four-wicket win over Sona College of Technology.

The scores: Semifinals: Govt. Arts 143 for six in 25 overs bt Jairam CAS 141 for nine in 25 overs (Darvesh 59); Sona CT 115 in 25 overs (Prabhu three for 10) lost to Sri Balamurugan CAS 118 for six in 23.4 overs.

Jagan stars

Jagan scored 99 as S. Rao Cricket Club notched up a 68-run win over AVR Cricket Club in the Canara Bank-SDCA first division league at the Government Engineering College ‘A’ grounds at Salem recently.

The scores: I division: S. Rao CC 237 for seven in 43 overs (Jagan 99) bt AVR CC 169 in 42.2 overs (Praveen 44, P. Subramani 50 n.o., Chandrasekar four for 35). II division: Prime CC 209 in 41.5 overs (K.S. Musthak 57, Vijaykumar four for 42) lost to Chandramouli MCC 210 for seven in 41.1 overs (Ranjith 62). III division: Youngstar CC 206 in 32.5 overs (Kesavan 42) lost to Parks XI 210 for eight in 40.2 overs (Shabir 40, Hanif 59, Satish Kumar five for 53); Montfort School 96 in 26.2 overs (Shanmugam four for 22) lost to Talented CC 100 for three in 10.2 overs.

PSG Tech, BAIT win

PSG College of Technology (Coimbatore) and Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (Sathyamangalam) clinched the men’s and women’s volleyball titles respectively in the second TCE Trophy inter-engineering sports tournament at the Tamil Nadu College of Engineering College grounds, Coimbatore, recently.

Anusha R. Mahesh, Chief Executive, TCE, gave away the prizes.

The results (all final): Men: Volleyball: PSG Tech bt Bannari Amman IT (Sathy) 26-24, 25-11. Kabaddi: Tamil Nadu CE 39 bt Hindustan IT 22.

Women: Basketball: Sri Ramakrishna EC 22 bt PSG Tech 7. Handball: Tamil Nadu CE bt Kumaraguru CT 2-1.

Throwball: Tamil Nadu CE bt Kumaraguru CT 27-16, 27-23. Volleyball: Bannari Amman IT (Sathy) bt Kumaraguru CT 25-17, 23-25, 25-23.

State-level volleyball

The 34th State level inter-collegiate floodlit volleyball tournament for the PSG Trophy will be held at the PSG College of Arts and Science courts from February 3.

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