Parnita in lead
Parnita Grewal leads the standings after the second day of the Lipton East India ladies’ golf meet. Grewal had a gross 72 on Wednesday for a two-day total of 145. Bhavna Shetty is second with 146 gross, followed by Manavi Halwasiya (147).
The Rasoi Cup is also a closely-fought affair, Bhavna leading with 136 nett followed by Manavi. Shruti Naik leads the Silver division with a gross score of 168, followed by Sonia Barman (172). In the Bronze division, Dr Rashmi Dhaon (185) is ahead of Preeti Mehta.
Mohammedan Sporting will release Nigerian midfielder John Ugwo soon. The player took part in Friday’s NFL opener against Mohun Bagan and has sustained a knee injury which requires surgery. Club officials have decided to dispense with him after knowing this.
Abhijit Patra scored twice as Gondalpara Rabindra Sikhayatan beat Konnagar High School 2-0 in the Bankim Cup match at the Baidyabati B.S. Park/Bandhab Samiti ground on Wednesday.
OTHER RESULTS: Kodalia PB High School drew Green Park Siksha Sadan High School 0-0; Shyam Sundar Children High School bt Garbati HS 2-0; Lee Collins HS bt Brahmo Boys School 4-0; Kankurgachi Vivekananda Vidyapith bt Narkeldanga HS 1-0.
The four seeded boys’ teams — La Martiniere, Calcutta Boys’, St James’ and St Xavier’s — all booked semi-final places in the 7th inter-school tennis meet at the ITA courts on Wednesday.
RESULTS: Boys: La Martiniere bt The Heritage 2-0; Calcutta Boys’ bt South Point 2-1; St James’ bt Don Bosco, Park Circus 2-0; St Xavier’s bt Julien Day 2-0; Girls: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan bt Pratt Memorial 2-0; Mahadevi Birla bt St Thomas’ 2-0.
Arijit Mullick beat Sheikh Asgar Ali 8-2 in a boys’ under-14 Saturday Club floodlit meet match on Wednesday.
OTHER RESULTS: Achinta Kejriwal bt Yashaswi Shroff 8-1; B. Prodhan bt Mohammed Imran 8-2; Aditya Sinha bt Kinshuk Jain 8-0; Mohammed Ismail bt Zeeshan Haque 8-0; Aritra Chowdhury bt Jacky Ahuja 8-1.
Bengal bundled out Sikkim for 40 in their second innings to force an innings and 235-run victory in the Vijay Merchant Trophy (under-17).
Sikkim 41 & 40. Bengal 316/2 decl.
The Merchants’ Cup squash championship will be held at the Calcutta Racket Club from Monday through December 13.
TODAY IN SPORT
TENNIS: Inter-school meet: Girls’ semis at ITA courts from 10 am.
TENNIS: Hardcourt floodlit meet at Saturday Club.
GOLF: Lipton East India ladies’ meet: Day III at Tollygunge Club.
BASKETBALL: NS Subaiya Memorial school meet at YMCA Wellington courts.
EQUESTRIANISM: Calcutta Horse Show and World Challenge show-jumping meet at RCTC from 8.30 am.