DG Vaishnav College clinches title

DG Vaishnav College defeated Loyola College in the final to clinch the title at the Chennai District ‘B’ Division Volleyball League Championship for Men 2019-20.
DG Vaishnav College clinches title
The victorious DG Vaishnav College that finished first in the District Championship

Chennai

At the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in the city on Monday, DG Vaishnav got the better of Loyola 2-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-16) in the summit clash. DG Vaishnav bagged the SNJ Group (Winner) Trophy, while Loyola received the SNJ Group (Runner-up) Trophy.

SDAT (Chennai) finished third in the competition by beating Agni Friends in straight sets (25-21, 25-16) in the play-offs contest. In the title decider, Loyola got off to a good start, pocketing the opening set comfortably.

However, it ran out of steam thereafter as DG Vaishnav picked up its pace. The victor drew parity in the encounter by clinching a closely-fought second set 25-22.

In the decider, DG Vaishnav was too hot to handle, running away with it to finish first in the championships.

In the play-offs match, SDAT (Chennai) was hardly stretched, with Agni Friends bowing out in just two sets.

Gold coins presented

Chennai District Volleyball Association President R Arjun Durai presented gold coins to the members of the Chennai District Junior Girls Team that won the Junior State Championship in Thiruvarur recently.

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