GSSS, Gidharwindi boys win U-14 volleyball title

Government Senior Secondary School, Gidharwindi, survived a scare against Sant Ishar Singh Memorial Public School, Rara Sahib, before romping home victorious in boys’ U-14 volleyball in the annual Ludhiana District-Level Games organised by the Punjab Sports Department at the Guru Nanak Stadium and Punjab Agricultural University here today.

In the final, Gidharwindi players managed to prevail upon Rara Sahib boys 26-24, 27-25 to fetch the title. In the match played between AS Senior Secondary School, Khanna, and Coaching Centre, Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana, the former came out victors 25-12, 25-19 to secure the third position.

In handball (boys U-17), Nav Bharti Public School, Ludhiana, bagged top honors, while SAI Coaching Centre, Ludhiana, and Government Model Senior Secondary School, PAU, Ludhiana, secured the second and third positions, respectively.

However, in girls’ section, Government Model Senior Secondary School, PAU, Ludhiana, stamped its class winning the title, followed by DAV Public School, Ludhiana, which finished at the second place. The third position was bagged by Kinder Garten Senior Secondary School, Samrala.

In weightlifting (boys U-14), Khanna, secured 34 points to emerge as overall champions. Doraha got 17 points to secure second position, while Jarg garnered 13 points to finish at the third place.

In girls’ section (U-14), Khanna with 31 points again won the overall championship and Jarg (31 points) closely followed them at the second place, while Rauni collected 8 points to secure the third position.
Ludhiana’s Agrim Kapila fetched top honors in badminton (boys’ U-17) and Hakam Singh of Bhaini Sahib secured second position, while Sanindya Nuatiyal of Pakhowal finished at the third place.
In girls’ U-17 section, Lovepreet Kaur from Bhaini Sahib came out victorious, while Surinder Kaur and Himakshi Chawla secured the second and third positions, respectively.
In kabaddi (girls’ U-14), Khasi Kalan beat Government High School, Lohara 27-17 to clinch the title and Bhamian School drubbed Guru Har Gobind Public School, Dadhahur 23-2 to secure the third position.
Kartar Singh Sehmbey, Assistant Director, Sports, Punjab, and officiating District Sports Officer, Ludhiana, distributed prizes. Harbans Singh, senior kabaddi coach along with coaches Sanjeev Sharma (athletics), Harinder Sharma (handball), Shubhkaran Singh (weightlifting), Jagdeep Singh (volleyball) and Arunjit Kaur (hockey) were among others present on the occasion.