Visakha Vidyalaya grabbed the Under 13 girls’ title defeating Bishops’ College at the Inter-School Tennis Championship held at the SLTA courts today. Meanwhile, S.Thomas’ College, Maliyadeva College, Ananda College & Royal College qualified for the boys’ final segment.

Under 13 Girls

On the second day of action, Visakha Vidyalaya and Ave Maria Convent emerged winners of groups A & B respectively. The two sides were joined in the semi-finals by their respective group runners-up, Bishop’s College and St. Joseph’s College Negombo.

At the end of the group stage, the standing looked as follows;

Group A

SchoolTotal Points
Visakha Vidyalaya133
Bishop’s College93
Musaeus College78
Ladies College46
St. Bridget’s Convent0

Group B

SchoolTotal Points
St. Joseph’s, Nugegoda93
Ave Maria Convent46
Holy Family Convent45
Methodist College26

Meeting in the semis, Visakha Vidyalaya topped Ave Maria Convent, winning 3-0 while in the other semi-final, Bishop’s College defeated St. Joseph’s Nugegoda with the same score line.

In the final, which was worked off shortly after, Visakha Vidyala defeated the Bishopians 3-1 to claim the title.

Under 13 Boys

The boys also played in two groups with traditional rivals S.Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia and Royal College topping Group A and B respectively. They were joined in the semi-finals by Ananda College and Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala, who emerged runners-up of the two groups.

Group A

SchoolTotal Points
S. Thomas’ College153
Ananda College151
St. Peter’s College107
Lyceum, Nugegoda57
Louvre College57
D.S. Senanayake College0

Group B

SchoolTotal Points
Royal College87
Maliyadeva College59
St. Joseph’s, Negombo55
St. Sebastian’s College0

The boys semis are scheduled for tomorrow, the 25th, while the finals are due to take place the following day, on the 26th.