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Pune’s St Vincent’s u-14 football champs after 4-0 thrashing of DPS in final

Despite several attempts, DPS failed to break through the St Vincent’s defence even once

pune Updated: Sep 18, 2017 23:38 IST
HT Correspondent
St Vincent’s High School (yellow) and Delhi Public School (grey) in action at the inter-school football tournament organised by the District Sports Council and Education Board on Monday.
St Vincent’s High School (yellow) and Delhi Public School (grey) in action at the inter-school football tournament organised by the District Sports Council and Education Board on Monday.(HT photo)

St Vincent’s High School laid their hands on the under-14 trophy defeating Delhi Public School (DPS) 4-0 in the inter-school football tournament organised by the District Sports Council and Education Board on Monday.

Played at the SSPMS grounds, St Vincent’s boys dominated the entire match. After some initial struggles, they found their rhythm and Hitesh Yadav got the first break in the 12th minute with help from Viyan Murgod.

Seven minutes later, Murgod found a gap in the DPS defence line and put his team up 2-0, converting Bhargav Sawant’s pass.

Franklin Nazareth scored the third goal in the 23rd minute, while Bhargav Sawant joined the party by scoring in the 31st minute.

Despite several attempts, DPS failed to break through the St Vincent’s defence even once.

Earlier in the semifinals, St Vincent’s had defeated Bishop’s High School 4-0, while Delhi Public School scripted a 1-0 win over Loyola.

St Mary’s School win girls’ title

In the girls’ under-14 football, St Mary’s claimed the title beating Kellam High School 1-0 in the final. Kellam’s Liyana Fernandez made a blunder and touched the ball with her hand. As a result, a penalty was awarded to St Mary’s. Surabhi Updhyay didn’t waste the golden opportunity and found the back of the net with ease.

In the match for third place, Angel Mickey and Mini High School defeated Bishop’s, Kalyaninagar 1-0.

Earlier Bishop’s Kalyaninagar reached the semifinals beating Amanora School 2-1 in the tie-breaker.

Advitiya Tutu and Sharvari Holkar scored for Bishop’s, while only Arushi Sawant managed to find the target for Amanora. In another match, Angel Mickey and Mini School defeated Army Public School 1-0 on the virtue of a solitary goal by Piyusha Narake.

Modern, Sevasadan move ahead

Modern High School defeated New English School, Tilak Road by 18 runs in the boys under-17 cricket tournament at Ferguson College ground on Sunday. Batting first, Modern scored 76 while New English School managed to reach 58 runs, losing six wickets. In another match, Sevasadan defeated Silver Crest School by 20 runs. Yash Date and Aryan Tipse were impressive from the winning team.