Bishop’s College crowned All island Champions 2019 | Daily News

Bishop’s College crowned All island Champions 2019

 The champion Bishop’s College team Standing (L-R) - Sangavi Sabesan, Roshintha Perera, Senithi Weerasekera, Senuthi Mahadevan, Seranya Karunaratne. Kneeling ( L-R) – Isuni Dharmasiriwardane, Vitini De Alwis and Savini Jayasuriya.
The champion Bishop’s College team Standing (L-R) - Sangavi Sabesan, Roshintha Perera, Senithi Weerasekera, Senuthi Mahadevan, Seranya Karunaratne. Kneeling ( L-R) – Isuni Dharmasiriwardane, Vitini De Alwis and Savini Jayasuriya.

Bishop’s college U-19 tennis team which emerged victorious at the recently concluded All-Island Inter-school Tennis tournament held from the 30th of September to 4th of October at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) in Colombo.

The team began their conquest by winning with Holy family Convent and Methodist College and losing just one match each against them.

Next, the Bishopians met Visakha Vidyalaya in the semi – finals and won the first singles and the first and second doubles against them and moving straight into the final, played against Newstead College.

On the final day, the high spirited BC team was ready to take their biggest challenge. The Bishopians with a favourable draw, went in strong.

Losing just the first doubles, Bishop’s College snatched a tremendous win three matches to one. This was the side’s first Under 19 win after 10 years.

The dedication, commitment and team spirit shown by the Under – 19 players were a glimpse of the glory days that BC tennis boast of. The team had strong support from the Principal,Vice Principal and Coaches.

They were further encouraged by their energetic Teacher-in-charge Ms. Raviraj together with Ms. Hashini Dissanayake. Bishop’s College is captained by Senthi Weerasekera with Savini Jayasuriya as her Deputy. 


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