Pritha and Shounak win Under-18 titles
Pritha defeated Mrunmayi Raikhelkar while Shounak also scored a 4-2 win over Aarush Galpalli
Pune: Second seed Pritha Vartikar and top seed Shounak Shinde clinched the Under-18 titles in the Sharada District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament at Sharada Sports Centre here on Saturday.
Among gilrs, Pritha defeated Mrunmayi Raikhelkar while Shounak also scored a 4-2 win over Aarush Galpalli.
Boys final turned out to be an intresting affair, as the match swung like a pendullam after each set before Shounak had the last hurray winning the fifth and sixth sets on the trot.
Youth: 6-Mrunmayi Raikhelkar bt Ankita Patwardhan 11-2, 11-8, 13-11, 1-11, 9-11, 7-11, 13-11.
Junior: 2-Pritha Vartikar bt 8-Mrunmayi Raikhelkar 11-13, 11-8, 11-3, 7-11, 11-9, 11-6.
Junior: 1-Shounak Shinde bt 6-Aarush Galpalli 11-4, 6-11, 12-10, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9.