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Visakha in convincing 49-10 win over Sujatha

The Skipper of the victorious Visakha Vidyalaya Netball team Upani Rupasinghe receiving the Motwani Shield from the Principals of Visakha Vidyalaya Suvimalee Aruppola and Sujatha Vidyalaya Pushpa Kalubowila after Visakha Vidyalaya beat Sujatha Vidyalaya by 49-10 in their Netball match played at the Race Course yesterday. Also in the picture are the Managing Director of Sujatha Vidyalaya Lakshman Kuruppu and its deputy principal Kartni Rawdin.
The Skipper of the victorious Visakha Vidyalaya Netball team Upani Rupasinghe receiving the Motwani Shield from the Principals of Visakha Vidyalaya Suvimalee Aruppola and Sujatha Vidyalaya Pushpa Kalubowila after Visakha Vidyalaya beat Sujatha Vidyalaya b

Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo under 19 netball team defeated Sujatha Vidyalaya, Nugegoda by 49 goals to 10 in their inaugural netball encounter “Battle of the Golds” for the Clara Motwani Challenge Shield worked off at Race Course Grounds yesterday.

Melony Wijesinghe opened scoring for Visakians and the first quarter of the encounter ended with 14-4. Visakians added nine goals in the second quarter while Sujatha were able to obtain only two goals and the score read 23-6 at half time. Visakha took Lavanga Kaluarachchi as goal shooter and they piled up 15 goals while Sujatha scored three goals to make the total score 38-9 at the end of third quarter.

In the fourth quarter Visakha scored 11 goals and Sujatha were able to score only one and Visakha ran out victorious by 49-10

Visakha Vidyalaya under 17 netball team bagged the Linton Kuruppu Memorial Trophy in addition to the main event conducted to encourage the younger generation to participate more in the field of sports.

Visakha team scored the first goal while Sujatha also scored a goal and the tally was1-1. After that Visakians never looked back ending the first half with 9-1. In the second half Visakha obtained another nine goals and in reply Sujatha scored only two goals and the match ended with Visakha winning by 18 goals to-3.

The challenge shield is named after Ms. Clara Motwani who was the principal of both Visakha Vidyalaya and Sujatha Vidyalaya. Ms. Motwani served for twelve years as the principal of Visakha Vidyalaya from 1933 to 1945 while she was the founder principal of Sujatha Vidyalaya, Nugegoda and served twenty three years from1965 to 1988.

Individual awards(Under 17):Best Shooter:Nethuli Naratota (Visakha Vidyalaya) Best Attacker:Akashya Dewmini (Sujatha Vidyalaya) Best Defender: Anuththara Kaluarachchi (Visakha Vidyalaya) (Under 19):Best Shooter: MeloniAmaya Wijesinghe (Visakha Vidyalaya) Best Attacker: ThiseniPerera (Sujatha Vidyalaya) Best Defender:Punari Dasunya Siriwardana (Visakha Vidyalaya) Netball Queen:Lavanga Yasasvin Kaluarachchi (Visakha Vidyalaya)


 

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