Western Railway earned a hard fought 3-2 win over Chennai Customs in an exciting men’s match of the National Club Volleyball Championship here on Friday.
Western Railway after winning the first set was a bit lax and thus lost the next two to Chennai Customs. In the fourth set the Railway team was in its element with its key players playing the big points better.
Results: Men: Western Railway, Mumbai bt Chennai Customs 25-21, 21-25, 16-25, 25-20, 15-13; Women: KSEB, Kerala bt St Joseph’s College of Engg., Chennai 29-27, 25-20, 25-19.
SRM University will conduct selection trials for students under sports quota for the 2013-14 year in various departments on April 16 and 17 at their main campus in Kattankulathur. Athletes in the following disciplines are eligible for the scheme: Cricket, Foot ball, Hockey (Men only), Basketball, Badminton, Ball Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball (Men & Women). For more details, contact the organiser on 944381007,9444255724,9840309946, 9940418484 or 9962984059.
Sportspersons with proven record of achievement in district/ university/ state/ national /international level, seeking admission to degree program in the faculties of engineering and technology, science and humanities and management may report for the trials with their certificates and testimonials.
Kodaikanal Finish Runners-Up
Kodaikanal University athletics team came second with 74 points — 6 gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze medals — and received the overall runners-up trophy in the All India two-day Women’s Universities Athletics C’ship, held recently at Bijapur. M Anusuya, a first-year under-graduation student, also bagged the individual championship trophy. All 14 participating students have won medals. This is the second achievement of this University this year after they had claimed gold in the South Zone Inter University Kabaddi Tournament.
M Ajay Krishnan’s 76 paved the way for Vigneswara CC to beat Ranji CC by five wickets in a 5th Div ‘D’ Zone league match of the TNCA.
Brief scores: V Division ‘B’: South Indian Athletic Association 229 in 49.1 overs (M Vignesh 34, T Vijay 60, V Rajesh 57, S Charles 5/58, N Sathish Kumar 3/48) lost to Bharathi Cricket Club 232 for 7 in 43.3 overs (K Muraliedharan 49, LJ Prasanth 41); V Division ‘D’: Ranji Cricket Club 227 for 7 in 50 overs (CS Rohit Kumar 34, P Suresh 63, TK Gowthama Raj 62 no) lost to Vigneswara Cricket Club 230 for 5 in 36.2 overs (M Ajay Krishnan 76, RG Vignesh 43 no).
Krishna Scalps Five
Krishna Chaithanya 5 for 12 enabled Harrington Cricket Academy to beat Sacred Heart MHS School by 8 wickets in the final of the Harrington Cricket Academy’s U-14 round robin cricket tournament.
Brief score: Final: Sacred Heart MHS 43 in 17.4 overs (Krishna Chaithanya 5/12, S Srinivasan 3/6) lost to Harrington Cricket Academy 45 for 2 in 12.1 overs (Fiaz 26 no).