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South Point, Modern High in semi-finals of Regatta

IANS  |  Kolkata 

and for girls displayed their class as they entered the semi-finals of both the senior and junior categories on the fifth day of the 47th All India Invitation School (AIISC) at course in here on Thursday.

Pitted against Academy in the group, South Point represented by Rishik Pal, Md. S Sahid, Sourish Kundu and Srijit Ghosh, faced a very tough competition to beat by a very narrow margin.

In the other quarter finals of the junior boys, title holders and favourite Jatragachi Pranabananda took their place in the last four stage where they will clash with The Jatragachi team also had the distinction to clock 2m 7.15 seconds to complete the 500 metre course which is the best in the so far in this meet.

Beside strong contender South Point, others to reach the semi- finals from senior boys group are St. Xaviers, Future Hope and Khalsa High. In the penultimate fight, South Point will face Future High while St.Xaviers will take on Khalsa high.

Along with Modern High school, others who reached the semi-finals in senior girls are Ballygunge Siksha Sadan (BSS), and In the semi-final, Modern High will face BSS while Sushila Birla will take on G D Birla.

The junior girls section saw Modern High School, La Martniere Girls (LMG), and reaching the semi-finals. Modern High will clash with and LMG will take on Mahadevi Birla.

The competitors, who did well earlier, were totally off colour on Thursday as none of their five teams could reach the semi-final stage.



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First Published: Thu, May 09 2019. 20:46 IST