Karnataka crash out despite victory

Karnataka crash out despite victory

The loss nothwithstanding, Punjab made it through to the quarterfinal stage along with Railways and Services.

Karnataka men, who lost their opening two encounters, had a bad start to the final group game losing the opening set 20-25. However, the State men bounced back to win 20-25, 25-19, 25-23, 19-25, 15-13.

Results: Men: Group A: Railways bt Services 25-18, 25-22, 18-25, 25-23; Karnataka bt Punjab 20-25, 25-19, 25-23, 19-25, 15-13. Group B: Tamil Nadu bt Haryana 25-21, 25-22, 25-16; Kerala bt Uttarakhand 25-18, 25-14, 25-16. Group D: Uttar Pradesh bt Madhya Pradesh 25-19, 23-25, 25-20, 20-25, 15-12; Himachal Pradesh bt Assam 21-25, 25-20, 25-17, 25-20; Uttar Pradesh bt Chandigarh 25-23, 25-17, 27-25; Assam bt Madhya Pradesh 22-25, 25-22, 31-29, 23-25, 15-10. Group E: Andhra Pradesh bt Jammu & Kashmir 25-12, 25-15, 25-22; Gujarat bt Goa 25-22, 25-20, 25-23; Andhra Pradesh bt Orissa 25-17, 25-22, 25-19; Jammu & Kashmir bt Goa 25-27, 25-18, 25-17, 25-16. Group F: Delhi bt Maharashtra 25-27, 25-18, 25-20; Rajasthan bt Bihar 25-16, 25-19, 25-12.

Women: Group C: Himachal Pradesh bt Mizoram 25-11, 25-13, 25-13.  Group E: Uttar Pradesh bt Chhattisgarh 27-25, 25-23, 25-20. Group F: Madhya Pradesh bt Delhi 25-19, 20-25, 19-25; Uttarakhand bt Bihar 25-15, 25-22, 25-22.