Imphal, Nov. 25: England defeated Germany 9-0 on the second day of the 6th Manipur Polo International under way at Mapal Kangjeibung in Imphal city today while Indian Polo Association (A) defeated Thailand 7-3 in the second match of the league round.
Paul D. Rivaz of England scored six while teammates Joshua Wally and Justin Farr John scored two and one goals respectively.
Indian (A)’s Navin Singh scored four goals while Lt Col Joginder scored two and Lt Col Prasant Thakur scored one.
For the Thailand team, Nara Ketusingha, Federico Bachman and Verachaingao Osha scored a goal each.
National softball: Kerala emerged winners of the girls’ softball competition in the 30th junior national softball championship in Imphal today. Kerala defeated Punjab 11-10 in the final match. Delhi finished third.
Pritam of Delhi was adjudged the Best Pitcher, while Ashwarthy of Kerala the Best Hitter and Pradip Kayar of Punjab the Best All-Rounder.
In the boys’ section, Chhattisgarh defeated Madhya Pradesh 13-4 in the final match today to become the champions. Kerala finished third.
The Best Pitcher title was given to Deepak of Chhattisgarh while the Best Catcher award went to Ketan Hathuania of Madhya Pradesh and the Best All-Rounder title was given to Amal S. of Kerala.