St. Henry’s College, Ilavali, Jaffna created history when tregistered resounding 3-1 win over defending champions Zahira College, Colombo to clinch the Kotmale U-19 School Football Championships at a packed Race Course grounds on Friday.
St. Henry’s College, Illavali, Jaffna proved to too good for Holy Cross College, Kalutara when they beat them 8-0 in the second semifinal of the Kotmale under-19 Schools Football Tournament played at Race Course Grounds yesterday.
Defending champions Ananda underwent some anxious moments and had to dig deep to overcome Richmond by 24 runs in the final of the 4th Murali Harmony Cup at the IODR Oval in Oddusuddan yesterday to retain the title for yet another year.
Manelka de Silva cracked a 132 and was supported by Gishan Rodrigo for St Peter’s to record a comfortable 132 runs win over Nalanda in the Under 17 Division One cricket tournament pre-quarter final match played at Bambalapitiya yesterday.
Ananda College advanced to the quarter-final of the Under 15 Division One cricket tournament with a two-wicket win over Maris Stella in the pre-quarter final encounter played at Ananda Mawatha yesterday.
A swashbuckling quick fire knock of 217 in only 128 balls inclusive of 19 boundaries and 14 sixes by Dasun Senevratne supported by half tons from Thinura Hettiarachchi and Eranga Jayasinghe helped Nalanda crush Piliyandala Central by a massive 397 runs in the Under 17 Division One cricket encounter played at Piliyandala yesterday.
Dharmaraja College beat their traditional rivals Kingswood College in their Under 17 Division I Inter school cricket encounter which concluded at the Lake View Grounds in Kandy yesterday.
St. Anthony’s College Katugastota outclassed the visiting Prince of Wales College by 38 points (5 goals, 1 penalty) to 19 points (2 goals, 1 try) in the Plate segment of the Under 20 rugby tournament.
S. Thomas’ outclassed Kalutara MV by a massive 215 runs in the Under 17 Division One cricket encounter played at Mt Lavinia yesterday. The foundation for the Thomian win was laid by Shenal Fernando, Romesh Nallaperuma and Dulith Gunaratne.
Defending champions Ananda College recorded an easy five-wicket win over S. de.S. Jayasinghe MMV Dehiwala in the Under 15 Division One cricket encounter played at Dehiwala.
Half tons by Sachindu Colombage and Dushan Guruge and a four-wicket haul by Sanka Poorna helped Maris Stella record a massive 188-run win over Asoka MV Colombo in their Under 17 Division One cricket encounter played at Negombo.
S. Thomas’ thanks to Nipuna Gamage who ended with an impressive bowling returns of 4 for 8 who was supported by Sanjana de Silva and Nimesh Fernando defeated Nalanda by 26 runs in the quarter final encounter of the Under 19 T20 inter-schools cricket tournament played at the FTZ ground in Katunayake.
A match bag of 10 for 57 by Andrew Parais helped Wesley College record a thrilling five wicket win over Carey College in the Under 19 Division 1 relegation encounter played at the Army grounds in Panagoda.
Thulina Dilshan shone with a fine knock of 90 in St. Benedict’s College 44-run win over Prince of Wales in the pre-quarter final of the Under 19 T20 cricket tournament encounter played at Moratuwa.
Isipathana College outclassed Royal College by 68 runs in the pre-quarter final encounter of the Under 19 T20 cricket tournament played at the BRC ground.
St. Peter’s College skipper Chandula Jayamanne slammed an unbeaten 122 off 74 balls, including 17 boundaries and three sixes, while Lakshina Rodrigo hit 80 with six boundaries and four sixes to steer the side to a convincing six-wicket win over Royal College in the Under 19 inter-school limited over pre-quarter final encounter played at Bambalapitiya.
Kasun Abeyratne’s knock of 82 paved the way for Thurstan College to advance to the quarter-finals of the Under 19 inter-schools limited over tournament. Kasun’s knock helped Thurstan record a convincing 137-run win over Sri Sumangala Panadura in the pre-quarter encounter played at Thurstan grounds yesterday.
St. Sylvester’s College Kandy beat their traditional rivals Vidyartha College in their Under 19 one-day encounter which was worked off at the Pallekelle International Cricket stadium.
S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia recorded their second successive win in the space of two days, beating traditional rivals Royal College by 54 runs in the first round match of Under 19 inter-school limited overs tournament, played at Mount Lavinia yesterday.
The 48th Battle of the Blues encounter between traditional rivals Dharmasoka MV and Sri Devananda MV Ambalangoda played at Ambalangoda end in a tame draw.