By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, May 7 : IMSUC-A, Heingang were crowned the junior girls champions in the State Level Sepak Takraw Championships being organised by SWC, Hiyanglam at its court under the supervision of the All Manipur Sepak Takraw Association.
IMSUC-A, who emerged league winners without losing any match in the 6 team league competition beat runners up PUC-A, Kairang 21-17 21-23 21-8 to claim the top honour of the competition today.
Earlier in the league matches of the same competition, IMSUC-A who had secured three wins earlier, beat PUC-B 21-6 21-9 before completing their league stage with a 21-9 21-18 thrashing of SAIRC, Imphal.
In other matches, SAIRC beat PUC-B 21-9 21-18; SWC beat IMSUC-B 21-8 21-10 and SAIRC 21-18 21-12; IMSUC-B beat PUC-B 21-11 21-13 and PUC-A beat SWC 21-11 21-16.
SAIRC-A confirm Junior girls final berth
SAIRC-A, Imphal were able to book the junior girls final ticket with five of five league stage victories. They will either face SAIRC-B or SAIRC-C in the final.
SAIRC-A won two of two games staged today, opening their account with a 21-7 21-5 win over SWC, Hiyanglam and capping their league stage with a 21-10 21-14 win over PUC, Kairang.
SAIRC-B and SAIRC-C also notched up two wins each today to boost their final chances.
Having beaten PUC yesterday, SAIRC-B beat SWC 21-19 22-20 for their second win and notched up a 21-14 22-20 win over IMSUC, Heingang for the third win in four matches.
Meanwhile, SAIRC-C beat SWC 21-11 21-17 for the second win and went on to beat IMSUC 21-15 14-21 21-15 for the third win.
SAIRC-C and SAIRC-B will now fight it out for group runners and the other final ticket.
SAIRC-A seal four wins to extend winning streak to five in 23rd Junior Boys Regu Championship
SAIRC-A who have won the opening match against IMSUC, extended their winning streak to 5 today beating SAIRC-C 21-11 24-22; AKSTA, Kumbi 21-9 21-13; SWC-B 21-6 21-6; SWC-A 21-12 21-14.
Meanwhile, SAIRC-C earned three victories in the 8 team league competition beating AKSTA Kumbi 21-17 21-16, SWC-A, Hiyanglam 21-12 18-21 21-14 and SWC-B 21-12 21-8.
The day also saw PUC clinching three wins as they overcame IMSUC 21-16 21-19, SWC-B 21-10 21-18 and SAIRC-C 21-18 13-21 21-19. SAIRC-B also notched up three wins beating AKSTA 21-15 21-17, SAIRC-C 21-9 21-18 and SWC-A 21-13 21-15.
In the meantime, SWC-A beat SWC-B 19-21 21-15 21-19 and PUC 19-21 21-15 21-11 as IMSUC beat SWC-B 21-11 21-10, SAIRC-B 21-14 21-18, AKSTA 21-16 9-21 22-20 and SWC-A 21-10 21-7. AKSTA also posted a win, beating SWC-B 21-11, 21-16.