Suresh Pujari and Riya Gaonkar emerged Junior Boys and Girls singles champions at the Badminton Taluka Level Tournament for Ponda and Dharbandora talukas organised by Antruz Art and Sports Academy in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and DSYA, at Multipurpose Hal, Ponda recently. The Khandeparkar duo of Satej and Kushal triumphed in the Junior Boys Doubles while Aryaman Saraf edged out Om Parodkar to win the Sub Junior Boys title. Soham Shet (U19 Boys), Siya Kakodkar (U19 Girls) and Suresh Pujari / Akash Velingkar (U19 Boys doubles) had to settle for the Runners up spots.
The top four in singles and top two in doubles have qualified for the district level tournament.
Results of Finals:
U13 Boys singles: Aryaman Saraf bt Om Parodkar 15-13, 14-16, 20-19 ; U19 Boys: Suresh Pujari bt Soham Shet 15-13, 16-14 ;U19 Girls:Riya Gaonkar bt Siya Kakodkar 11-15, 15-9, 15-9 ;U19 Boys Doubles: Satej Khandeparkr / Kushal Khandeparkar bt Suresh Pujari / Akash Velingkar 15-12, 16-14