PUNE: A brace from Mihir Vijay with goals in the 9th and 39th minutes gave SES Gurukul, University Road, a comfortable 2-0 win over Sinhgad Spring Dale Public School, Wadgaon (BK) in the quarter-final stage of the boys football event being played at Dhruv Global School, Lavale, during the Sakal presents Mapro Schoolympics in Pune.
In the first quarter-final on the day, Loyola High School, Pashan Road, rode on four first-half goals, including two from Ranapratap Deshmukh, to register an easy 4-0 win over Sardar Dastur Hoshang Boy’s High School, Camp, and move through to the semi-finals.
Dr Kalmadi Shamrao High School, Aundh, followed that up with a 4-0 victory against Millennium National School, Karvenagar, that saw a hat-trick from Sanket Sawant, scoring all his goals in the space of 15 minutes.
In the girls draw, Angel Mickey Minie School won a tense quarter-final through a penalty shoot-out against Caelum High School, after both teams scored a goal each in regulation time. Shreya Holam was the star performer, scoring the solitary goal and again in the shoot-out for Angel Mickey Minie.
In other results, Amanora School, Hadapsar also won in a penalty-shootout to move to the semi-finals, along with Vidya Bhavan High School & Jr College, Model Colony, and Millennium National School, Karvenagar.
Boys football - Quarter-finals:
Loyola High School bt Sardar Dastur Hoshang Boy’s High School 4-0; Dr Kalmadi Shamrao High School bt Millennium National School, Karvenagar 4-0; Ses Gurukul, University Road bt Sinhgad Spring Dale Public School, Wadgaon (BK) 2-0; JN Petit Technical High School, Bund Garden Road bt Lokseva English Medium School & Jr. College, Phulgaon 1-0
Girls football - Quarter-finals:
Amanora School, Hadapsar bt Ses Gurukul, University Road 1-1 (3-2 penalties); Vidya Bhavan High School & Jr College, Model Colony bt St Mary’s School, Camp 2-1; Millennium National School, Karvenagar bt Dr(Mrs) Erin N Nagarvala Boarding School, Kalyaninagar 1-0; Angel Mickey Minie School, Hadapsar bt Caelum High School, Undri 1-1 (4-2 penalties)