Aryan Sood scored a hat-trick to lead Campion School to a comprehensive 3-0 win over Jamnabai Narsee School from Juhu in a Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) boys’ under-16 Division I contest at the Castrol-MSSA centre in Azad Maidan on Tuesday.
The other match in the same division,however,proved to be anything but one-sided,and went right to the wire with St Lawrence holding St Francis D’Assisi to a 2-2 draw. Vinit Rajgopal and Kamlesh Sonawane scored for St Francis while Ryan Rodrigues and Tanishq Shetty returned the favour with successful strikes for St Lawrence.
Jeswin D’Souza did a Sood earlier in the day with a hat-trick of her own in a MSSA girls’ under-16 contest by scoring all three goals in Carmel of St Joseph’s 3-0 win over Jamnabai Narsee of Juhu. Malaika Chawla with a brace and Janine Adrianwala,meanwhile,where the starlets for Bombay Scottish in their 3-0 thrashing of Bombay International from Babulnath.
Vidyavihar’s Fatima High School were comfortable 2-0 winners in the only match played at the St Xavier’s ground in Parel. They beat Sharon English from Mulund in a Division IV-H contest with Paulson Madassery and Prathamesh Pawar finding the back of the net.
Results: G-16-D: G D Somani (Cuffe Parade) 1 (Rujuta Chavan) bt Greenlawns (BP Road) 0; G-16-D: J B Petit (Fort) 0 drew with The Cathedral & John Connon (Fort) 0; G-16-E: Carmel of St Joseph (Malad) 3 (Jeswin DSouza 3) bt Jamnabai Narsee (Juhu) 0; G-16-E: Arya Vidyamandir (Bandra-W) 2 (Ananya Arora,Shimona Saldanaha) bt Hiranandani Foundation (Powai) 0; G-16-F: Bombay Scottish (Mahim) 3 (Malaika Chawla 2,Janine Adrianwala) bt Bombay International (Babulnath) 0; B-16-I: Campion School (Cooperage) 3 (Aryan Sood 3) bt Jamnabai Narsee School (Juhu) 0; B-16-I: St Francis DAssisi (Borivali) 2 (Vinit Rajgopal,Kamlesh Sonawane) drew with St Lawrence (Borivali) 2 (Ryan Rodrigues,Tanishq Shetty); B-16-IV-H: Fatima High School (Vidyavihar) 2 (Paulson Madassery,Prathamesh Pawar) bt Sharon English (Mulund) 0.
Saif stars for PIFA
Saif Sheikh scored a brace to lead PIFA Colaba FC U-19 to a facile 3-1 win against BEST in a Division III match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League at the St Xaviers ground,Parel on Tuesday.
Mahesh Loknath slammed home the third goal while BEST reduced the margin through Praful Bhoirs strike. In another closely contested tie,Vihar FC rode on Nitin Gokhales lobe strike to overcome Manish Nagar SC by a 1-0 margin.
Results: Div-III: PIFA Colaba FC U-19 2 (Saif Sheikh 2,Mahesh Loknath) bt BEST 1 (Praful Bhoir); Vihar FC 1 (Nitin Gokhale) bt Manish Nagar SC 0; Anjuman Islam 2 (Shahjahan Siddique 2) bt Indian Tiger B 1 (Ritesh Kadu); Stallion FC 2 (Ritesh Bhangera,Zen Cardoz) bt Kesar Residency 0.
Childrens Academy win
Childrens Academy,Malad beat St Stanislaus High School,Bandra 4-1 to clinch U-15 boys DSO Suburban hockey tournament title at MHA-Mahindra Stadium. Meanwhile,MMK College,Bandra clinched boys and girls u-17 title.
Results: Childrens Academy 4 (Sagar Deora 1,Jai Parmar 1,Hemang P 1,Miling Wagale 1) bt St Stanislaus,Bandra 2 (Kevin DSouza 2); FT: 1-1; Girls u-17: MMK College 3 (Yogita Passi 1,Prajakta Kadam 1,Jemina Monteiro 1 ) bt Carmel of Joseph 0; Boys u-17: MMK College 3 (B Brajwal 1,D Sumit 1,Amah Shaikh 1) bt St Andrews College 1 (Rohan Shinde 1).
Tejaswini bags 50m prone gold
Tejaswini Mule put behind her disappointment in the 10m air rifle events to win the 50m prone gold in the NRAIs third selection trial at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old Krida Prabodhini student,who trains at the Gun for Glory academy,shot a total of 590 along with Rajkumari Rathore but clinched the yellow metal on the basis of higher inner tens. The experienced Deepali Deshpande finished third ahead of Kuheli Ganguly on count-back after both the shooters finished with 588 points and identical inner 10 scores. In fact,Ganguly was in the hunt for gold till the 57th shot but she hit the only eight in her 60 shot sequence to fall out of contention and also ended up outside the medal bracket.