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Loyola College clinches title in style

TIRUCHI: Loyola College, with an all-win record in the semifinal league, won the Krishnaswami Naidu Memorial Trophy in the State-level inter-collegiate basketball tournament here on Tuesday. The results (semifinal league): Loyola 80 (Srinivasan 28, Arul Bosco 20, Balachander 11) bt Jamal 62 (Ramkumar 17); Bishop Heber 71 (Jagan Raj 17, Welgin Joseph 14) bt St. Joseph's 53 (Athinarayanan 22, Kailash 10); Loyola 78 (Arun Kumar 19, Prem Anand 15) bt St. Joseph's 50 (Prabhu 14, Athinarayanan 13); Jamal Mohammed 63 (Ramkumar 20, Hariprasad 15) bt Bishop Heber 56 (Welgin Joseph 20, Jagan Raj 15); Jamal Mohammed 66 (Ramkumar 15, Jithesh 10) bt St. Joseph's 23; Loyola 80 (Udayashankar 16, Prem Anand 10, Balachandran 10) bt Bishop Heber 55 (Ganapathy Raman 13, Jagan Raj 10, Welgin Joseph 10) .

Jamal Mohd. posts win

Jamal Mohammed College scripted a 63-30 win over St. Joseph's College in a league match of the Bishop Solomon Doraisawmy Memorial Trophy State-level inter-collegiate basketball tournament, organised by Bishop Heber College, here on Wednesday.

The results (league): Jamal Mohammed 63 (Gopalakrishnan 17) bt St. Joseph's 30 (Athinarayanan 13, Nelson 10); PAB CET 64 (Jayaseelan 23, Anish Kumar 14) bt CSI Bishop Appasamy 52 (Mahesh Kumar 13, Ramesh Kumar 12, Sensiyas 10) .

St. Joseph's to meet Jeppiar

St. Joseph's and Jeppiar entered the men's basketball final in the Tamil Nadu Inter-Engineering (TIES) meet in Dindigul on Wednesday.

The results: Men: Basketball: Semifinals: St. Joseph's bt SKR 67-28; Jeppiar bt SSN 84-54.

Football: Quarterfinals: St. Joseph's bt Thiagarajar 1-0; Adhiyaman bt Tamil Nadu 4-0; Jeppiar bt PSNA 2-0; SIT bt Shanmuganathan 2-0.

Kabaddi: Semifinals: PSN bt Bannari Amman 27-8; St. Joseph's bt PAB CET 22-9 .

Arumugam scalps six

Arumugam scalped six wickets as TUK Arts College defeated KM CC by nine runs in a Thanjavur DCA first division league cricket match in Thanjavur.

The scores:

First division: TUK Arts College 120 in 30 overs (Thangadurai 30) bt KM 111 in 25 overs (P. Sakthi 33, Arumugam six for 53, Senthil four for 36).

Sri Ganesh 169 in 33.3 overs (Ilaiyaraja 40, Sathish four for 41, S. Vivekananthan three for 46) bt Kings EC 124 in 32.2 overs (Tamil 30, Ilaiyaraja four for 40).

MMS 102 in 24.3 overs (Kaliyamoorthi 31, Senthil four for 42, Kithiyon three for 23) lost to TUK Arts College 105 for four in 19 overs.

Second division: PITS College 75 in 16.4 overs (Parasuram four for 20) lost to Parisutham Nagar 76 for seven in 19.1 overs.

Appu 101 for five in 20 overs bt FCA 81 in 15.3 overs (Saravanan 33, A.V.R. Rathnam three for 14).

Parisutham Nagar 54 in 12 overs (Ganesh four for 15) lost to Cauvery Lions 55 for two in 9.1 overs.

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