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Manasa defeated Andria L D’Souza to score three points and jump to sole lead.
Bangalore’s Pavitra Jagtap and Shalon Joanne Pais share the second spot with 2.5 points each.
In another match of the day, Mangalore’s Venessa D’Souza suffered a shock defeat at the hands of H R Sampada from Hassan.
Mysore’s B N Gangamma had no such qualms as she outclassed Vradhika Shetty of Udupi.
Results (round III): K Manasa (Man, 3) bt Andria L D’Souza (Man, 2); Pavitra Jagtap (Ban, 2.5) drew Shalon Joanne Pais (Man, 2.5); HR Sampada (Has, 1) bt Venessa D’Souza (Man, 2); Swathi Bhat (Man, 1) lt to Nisha N Patkar (Shi, 2); Vradhika Shetty (Udu, 1) lt to BN Gangamma (Mys, 2); Chrisel Ann Paris (Man, 2) bt Eulalia AJ Pereira (Man, 1); Sushmitha Rao (Udu, 1) bt Anisha Patrao (Man, 0); Preethi M Bhat (Man, 0) bt Vidya Nachappa (Mys, 1).

Suresh scalps ten out of ten
»MS Suresh recorded a rare feat by grabbing all 10 wickets to power Hassan Colts to a crushing 189-run over Belur Cricket Club in the final of the KSCA Division III Shimoga Zone League match in Hassan on Monday.
Batting first, Colts scored a challenging 236 for seven in 45 overs before Suresh wrecked Belur, scalping 10 for 24 from 8.3 overs. Belur were dismissed for 47 in 17.3 overs. Hassan’s Veda Kiran made half-century (71) while Manoj scored 42 and Manjunath 45.

Colts and Belur are now promoted to the Division II.
Brief scores: Hassan Colts: 236/7 in 45 overs (Veda Kiran 71, Manoj 42, Manjunath 45, KV Kiran 33; Yadu Kumar 3-44) bt Belur Cricket Club: 47 all out in 17.3 overs (MS Suresh 10/24),

Abdulla, Santhosh in State squad
»Bangalore’s Abdulla and Santhosh will represent Karnataka in the 48th Senior National body building championship to be conducted in Assam from May 7 to 9.
Team: Mohammed Rafiq (55kg), Gajanand Belagnankar (55kg), Kishore Gopal Nair (60 kg), S Nagaraj (60kg), V Sharath (65kg), Abdulla (70kg), Sachin Kangale (75kg), Mohammed Riyaz (75kg), Vikas Suryavamshy (80kg), Preetham Chougule (80kg), Santhosh Chawan (85kg), Santhosh (85kg). Manager: BK Prakash. Chef-de-mission: Shashidharan. Coach: Arvind.

AITA Championship from May 14
»Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association will conduct the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament for boys and girls from May 10 at the KSLTA courts in Bangalore.
Competition will be held in under-12 and under-14 categories.
The sign in for the event will be done on May 7 while qualifying rounds will be held on May 8 and 9.
For further details, contact: Niranjan Ramesh, Chief Coach, KSLTA. phone number: 9901893601.

Inter-camp cricket tournament
»Vidyaranyapurara Cricket Academy in association with Chintamani Sports Association will conduct an inter-camp cricket tournament.
For details, contact: Kiran Kumar VT: 9900389711; Yoganarasimha MR: 9880455507.

Badminton camp from tomorrow
»Badminton Bangalore Center of Excellence will organise a summer camp from May 5 for the age group of 8 to 15 years at Gurukul Sports Center, Kundanahalli and at Games and Fitness Institute, GM-Palay.
For more details contact, phone numbers: 9880639869/ 9980160269.   

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