Chandigarh: Defending champions Bengal defeated Pondichery 3-0 in the girls’ section of the national sub-junior table tennis championship at Sirsa Wednesday. Meanwhile, in the cadet boys’ section, Bengal trounced Mizoram and Uttaranchal 3-0.
In the sub-junior boys’ category, Orissa beat Jammu Kashmir 3-1 while Punjab downed Manipur 3-2.
The defending champions (sub-junior boys) Punjab Sports Control Board (PSCB) outplayed Chandigarh 3-0 while hosts Haryana thrashed Tripura by an identical margin. Jharkhand also went down tamely, losing to Delhi and Chandigarh 0-3.