Karnataka teams register victories

Volleyball South Zone meet

TAKE THAT Karnataka’s Nagesh MV (centre) smashes past Andhra Pradesh blockers Ravikanth (left) and Trinanda Rao in the South Zone volleyball meet on Tuesday. DH photo

State men outplayed Andhra Pradesh 25-10, 25-9, 25-11 in just 50 minutes while their women eased past Puducherry 25-8, 25-7, 25-7 in 38 minutes.

Hosts men spikers easily pocketed the first set 25-10 before extending their lead by winning the second set 25-9. There weren’t in any sort of trouble in the third set, breezing past their rivals to claim the third set 25-11 and also the match.

State eves too hardly broke sweat against a weaker Puducherry side.  In another match of the day, Kerala women outclassed Andhra Pradesh 25-11, 25-11, 25-4. Later, Tamil Nadu men overcame Puducherry 25-18, 25-9, 25-12.

Results: Men: Karnataka bt Andhra Pradesh 25-10, 25-9, 25-11; Tamil Nadu bt Puducherry 25-18, 25-9, 25-12.

Women: Karnataka bt Puducherry 25-8, 25-7, 25-7; Kerala bt Andhra Pradesh 25-11, 25-11, 25-4.

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