Curtorim register hard fought win
CHANDOR: Down by a goal, Curtorim Gymkhana came back very strongly in the second session to register a hard fought 2-1 win against Wilred Leisure SC and enter the semifinals of 45th Chandor Seamen Trophy football tournament played at Chandor grounds on Friday. It was Wilred Leisure that went into lead through a goal scored by Veron Fernandes in the 18th minute of play after he sent an angular shot to beat the Curtorim keeper. Curtorim Gymkhana levelled the score in the 58th minute thorugh striker Milagres Fernandes and then found the match winner in the 67th minute when Welson Fernandes bulged the nets.
SS Angle bag 9 medals in state athletics meet
PANAJI: SS Angle Higher Secondary School’s U-18 girls team clinched 9 medals in the recently concluded 51st State Athletic meet organised by Goa Athletic Association at Athletic Stadium Bambolim on August 25 & 26. Among the winners were: Shrujal Painginkar – gold in discus throw and silver in javelin throw, Sapna Gaonkar – silver in 1500 mtr run and bronze in 3000 mtr run, Ankita Gaonkar – bronze in 1500 mtr run, Manisha Kharat – bronze 800 mtr run and silver in long jump, Siya Pagi – bronze in long jump. Sapna Gaonkar, Siya Pagi, Vaishnavi Pagi and Ankita Gaonkar won bronze in the 4×100 mtr relay. Venkatesh Master was the only boy to clinch a silver in javelin throw.
Goan Warriors pip UC Nerul in penalties
CHAPORA: Goan Warriors Sports Club had to wait for the penalty shootout before they got the better of United club of Nerul by beating them 4-3 to move ahead in the W Hotels Soccer cup 2018, played at Chapora grounds on Friday. The teams played a goalless draw during regulation time. In the penalty shootout Punaji, Milind, Akash and Sunil scored for Goan Warriors, while for the UC Nerul side John, Ryan and Yeshwant found the mark.
Govt HSS Canacona win Zone IV Tennikoit girls c’ship
CURCHOREM: Government Higher Secondary School Canacona won the Zone IV Higher Secondary School, Tennikoit Girls Championship, organised by Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs at Sports Complex Borimol, Quepem. In the final, Government HSS defeated Cuncolim United Higher Secondary School, Cuncolim 2-1.
Vrujesh wins Ponda primary school chess tourney
PONDA: Vrujesh Hande won the Ponda taluka level chess tournament conducted for primary school children at Matruchhaya’s Bal Kalyan Ashram, Talaulim. The tournament was organised by Ponda Taluka Chess Association (PTCA). Shreyash Murkumbi secured 2nd and Ishaan Timble secured 3rd place. 40 children participated in this tournament.