Pune: Symbiosis Primary turned out to be a more superior team than Symbiosis Secondary, as they clinched the Under-14 title defeating them 3-2 in the Zilla Parishad Table Tennis Tournament at Symbiosis School on Tuesday.
Things did not start off well for Primary team as Sanat Jain lost the first match 9-11, 8-11 against Archan Apte. In the second match, Vedang Joshi made it 1-all for Primary team as he defeated Arnav Bhalwankar 11-7, 4-11, 11-8. Aryan Ingle kept winning momentum for Primary as he scored a 11-4, 13-11 win over Soham Jamsandekar.
Symbiosis Secondary rallied back as Archan defeated Vedang Joshi 15-13, 11-7. In the decider, Sanat scored a 11-7, 11-9 win over Arnav Bhalwankar to give his team a 3-2 victory.
Final: Dr. Kalmadi Shamarao High School beat Bishop’s School, Camp 3-1 (Viren Narvekar bt Siddharth Bhatt 10-12, 11-13, 11-7; Mihir Danke bt Shreyash Somwanshi 11-7, 11-6; Yogesh Nadgauda Janmejai Seth 11-6, 12-10; Viren Narvekar brt Shreyash Somwanshi 11-7, 17-15).
Third place: Symbiosis College beat SP College 3-1 (Devendra Kulkarni lost to Anurag Mahajan 7-11, 11-7, 9-11; Jai Shah bt Niranjan Thosar 11-5, 11-2; Varun Deshpande lost to Neel Kulkarni 6-11, 11-5, 11-6; Devendra Kulkarni bt Niranjan Thosar 11-4, 11-3)
Final: Symbiosis Primary beat Symbiosis Secondary 3-2 (Sanat Jain lost to Archan Apte 9-11, 8-11; Vedang Joshi bt Arnav Bhalwankar 11-7, 4-11, 11-8; Aryan Ingle bt Soham Jamsandekar 11-4, 13-11; Vedang Joshi lost to Archan Apte 13-15, 7-11; Sanat Jain bt Arnav Bhalwankar 11-7, 11-9).
Third place: Abhinava Vidyalaya beat Amanora School 3-0 (Kaushal Kulkarni bt Kshitij Shah 11-2, 11-5; Ayush Jayde bt Suraj Mishra 11-8, 11-8; Aseem Kelkar bt H Lingeshwar Rao 11-8, 11-5).