Nanded, Thane start off campaign with victories

Sports Reporter
Sunday, 29 July 2018

Nanded 35 (Param Patni 9, Om Narwand 6) bt Washim 12 (Khush Nakhale 4).
Thane 34 (Karthik Nair 13, Makul Shah 8) bt Yavatmal 18 ( Tanmay Selokar 12, Ajinkya Joshi 11).
Mumbai South West 49 (Faisal  Shaikh 10, Zeeshan Qureshi 9) bt Ahmednagar 7 (Ayan 2).
Wardha 20 (Vedant Ghude 14) bt Palghar 12 (Bhavesh 5).
Nagpur 45 (Shomira Bidaye 13, Swati Wankhede 10, Dhara Phate 9) bt Palghar 2 (Rohini Vinaya 2). 

Pune: Nanded and Thane began their campaigns on a bright note winning their respective matches on day one of the 45th Maharashtra State Inter District Championship for Sub Junior boys and girls, which commenced at the Badminton hall in 
Balewadi Sports Complex here on Saturday.

Nanded got the better of Washim 35-12 while Thane defeated Yavatmal 34-8.

In the first match, Nanded started off briskly and went into half time with the scoreline reading 16-6. After changing ends, Nanded continued their attacking game to emerge victorious. 

Parma Patni and Om Narwand scored six and nine points respectively for the Nanded team.

Then, Thane boys delivered an impressive show to down Yavatmal 34-18. Karthing Nair from Thane led from the front scoring 13 points.

It was sheer dominance from the Thane boys, who took a 23-10 lead at the end of half time. Fortunes did not change for Yavatmal, as they failed to score after changing ends.

Among girls, Nagpur blanked out Palghar 45-2, all thanks to quick scoring from Shomira Bidaye, Swati Wankhede and Dhara Phate, who scored 13, ten and nine points respectively.

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