Lakshya rallies to beat Sehroon on Day 1November 8, 2021
Jind’s Lakshya came back well in time to beat Sehroon 19-21 24-22 21-18 in a boys’ U-17 match on the opening day of the 54th Haryana State Junior Badminton Championship at Tau Devi Lal Stadium here today.
Ishan Rohilla advanced to the next round after defeating Gurugram’s Aaryan Raheja 21-9 21-11, while Hisar’s Nitigya drubbed Panchkula’s Shaurya 21-10 21-14.
Chaitanya from Sonipat rallied to beat Yashwant 18-21 21-14 21-7. Raghav Narwal of Karnal registered a 21-18 21-11 win over Ambala’s Akshit Vij, while Devansh Jajoria drubbed Mosam 21-13 21-11.
Faridabad’s Manraj Singh packed off Dev Rawal 21-9 21-9 and Rydham edged out Lakshya 21-4 21-3. Ankit Malik prevailed 21-13 22-20 over Arya Shreshta Sagar.
In the girl’s U-17 qualifiers, Sonepat’s Vinita thrashed Khushi 15-10 15-9, while Vedika Dahiya from Rohtak edged out Garvita 15-2 16-14. Tanya defeated Jiya 15-11 15-7.
Hirdey won his boys’ U-19 qualifying round match by defeating Suryansh 15-4 15-8. Parv Gaur from Karnal overcame Shubham 15-13 8-15 15-7, while Chaitanya trounced Madhav 15-4 15-10.
Anshul Budhwar humbled Yashwant 16-14 15-11, while Deepanshu shunted out Nikhil Sahu 15-7 15-2. Akash Kannan outplayed Aryan Ruhil 15-7 15-6.
Bhiwani’s Harshit Jangra thrashed Panchkula’s Sangam 21-5 21-7 and Harsh Anand Deshwal downed Rahul 21-5 21-17. Aadarsh of Kurukshetra crushed Mustufa 21-10 21-12.
Under-19 championship from November 17
The Chandigarh Badminton Association (CBA) will organise the U-19 state championships for boys and girls from November 17-21 at the Sector 38 Sports Complex here. Earlier, the association had announced to conduct championships in U-13, U-15, U-17 and senior age groups. The interested shuttlers need to register for the tournament before November 10. During the championship, the CBA will also select the city U-19 team for the forthcoming north zone and national championships. Players registered in Chandigarh and with CBA will be eligible to participate in the event. TNS