State teams score

Volleyball South Zone meet

TAKE THAT Karnataka’s Mallika V Shetty spikes past AP’s A Shilpa (left) and P Lavanya in the South Zone volleyball championship in Bangalore on Friday. DH PHOTO

State beat Andhra Pradesh 25-16, 25-14, 25-11. Karnataka faced very little resistance from as they wrapped up the match in straight sets.  Karnataka men defeated Puducherry 25-13, 25-13, 25-12. Later, Tamil Nadu men overcame Kerala 25-21, 25-23, 29-7.

Tamil Nadu had to ward off a stiff challenge from Kerala spikers in all the three sets.
Earlier in the day, Kerala women had to sweat it out before prevailing Tamil Nadu 33-31, 25-14, 25-16. Tamil Nadu gave Kerala a run for their money in the first set. Kerala then raised their game by couple of notches to easily pocket the second and third sets.
Results: Men: Tamil Nadu bt Kerala 25-21, 25-23, 29-27; Karnataka bt Puducherry 25-13, 25-13, 25-12.

Women: Kerala bt Tamil Nadu 33-31, 25-14, 25-16; Karnataka bt Andhra Pradesh 25-16, 25-14, 25-11.

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