Akhnoor, Jammu boys share Kabaddi titles

JAMMU: Akhnoor and Jammu zone bagged boys under-14 and under-17 Kabaddi titles respectively in the inter-zone district level competitions of district Jammu held under the banner of Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) at MA Stadium, here today.

In under-14 category, Akhnoor defeated RS Pura zone by 17 points. In the semifinals, R S Pura trounced Jammu zone by 20 points and Akhnoor outplayed Khour zone by 22 points.

Meanwhile, the under-17 title went to Jammu zone, who beat Akhnoor zone by seven points. In the semifinals, Jammu beat Satwari zone by 17 points and Akhnoor got walkover.

In the valedictory of these four events, district officer (DYSS), Chanchal Kour gave away the title trophies. At MA Stadium, district officer was joined by Principal of Sainik School Nagrota, Captain A Muthuraman. Sainik School Nagrota, who represented Dansal Zone, took away both under-14 and under-17 Volleyball titles.

In the closing ceremony, Smt. Chanchal Kour DYSSO Jammu distributed trophies among the winners and runners up teams in presence of Capt. A. Muthuraman, Principal, Sainik School Nagrota.

Other Results:

KHO-KHO: Akhnoor zone trounced Jammu zone by an innings and one point to bag the boys' under-14 Kho-Kho title. Earlier, in the semifinals, decided today, Jammu beat Dansal zone by two points and Akhnoor outplayed Marh Zone by eight points. Meanwhile, the under-17 title went to Marh zone, whobet Bhalwal zone bby an innings and one point. Semifinals: Bhalwal beat Akhnoor by one point and Marh beat Khour Zone by four points. Quarterfinals: Marh beat Arnia zone by three points; Akhnoor beat Chouki Choura by three points; Khour bet Jammu zone by one point and Bhalwal beat Miran Sahib on technical point after the game ended in a draw.

VOLLEYBALL: Dansal zone lifted the boys' under-17 volleyball title beating Bhalwal Zone in straight 2-0 sets. Earlier, in the semifinals: Bhalwal defeated Akhnoor zone 2-0 and Dansal zone trounced Jourian zone 2-0. Meanwhile, in under-14 category, Dansal zone emerged winner outplaying Miran Sahib zone 2-0. Semifinals: Miran Sahib beat Bhalwal zone 2-1 and Dansal trounced Gandhi Nagar Zone 2-0.

WRESTLING: Under-17: Below 42 kg: Sahil Kumar, Satwari Zone beat Vansh Radha of Khour Zone. Below 46 kg: Shubam Kumar of Zone Satwari beat Kulwinder Singh of Bhalwal Zone. Below 50 kg: Rahul Singh of Satwari Zone beat Muradh Ali of Miran Sahib Zone. Below 54 kg: Guljeet Singh of Zone Akhnoor beat Aslam Choudhary of Satwari Zone. Below 58 kg: Vipin Kaith of Marh Zone beat Shubam Bhagat of Satwari Zone. Below 63 kg: Shakeel Ahmed of Jammu Zone beat Iqbal Mohd of Dansal Zone. Below 69 kg: Ashiq Hussain of Jammu Zone beat Zakir Hussain of Akhnoor Zone. Below 76 kg: Goutam Sharma of Zone Akhnoor beat Dhruv Verma of Jammu Zone.

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