STATE TIMES NEWS
POONCH: Semifinals lineup has been drawn in the ongoing under-17 boys J&K level Volleyball tournament, organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) at GDC grounds, here on Tuesday.
Teams reaching the last four stages are district Poonch, Samba, Bandipora and Jammu. Now, in the semifinals, slated for tomorrow, Poonch shall meet Bandipora and Jammu to take on Samba.
In today’s quarterfinals, veteran volleyball player and former Divisional Sports Officer of the J&K Sports Council (JKSC), Krishan Lal Sharma was Special Guest, who interacted with young spikers and encouraged them for being sportspersons.
Today’s matches were officiated by the technical panel comprising Sorab Sharma, Neeraj, Ramiz, Manzoor khan, Sidarat, Ikhlaq, Hamid, Intazar, Imtaiz, DK Raina, Iqbal, Tanveer, Shafqat, Mukhtar and Nazarat.
The Results: Quarterfinals: Poonch beat Kulgam 2-0 (25-22 , 25-14); Bandipora beat Doda 2-0 (25-14, 25-20); Jammu beat Kathua 2-0 (25-20, 26-24); Samba beat Baramulla 2-1 (26-28,25-23,20-18).