Host Samarth Vyayam Shala and Katol’s Youth Sporting Club won their opening matches in the District-level Volleyball Tournament jointly organised by Nagpur District Volleyball Association and Samarth Vyayam shala at Pratap Nagar, here on Friday.
Earlier deputy chairman of sports committee of Nagpur Municipal Corporation Pramod Tabhane inaugurated the tournament in the presence of corporator Prakash Pathak, Shiv Chhatrapati awadee Anil Rathod and secretary of Nagpur District Volleyball Association Sunil Hande.
In the Under-21 boys section, host Samarth Vyayam Shala defeated Sadbhavna Krida Mandal Khaparkheda 25-9, 25-10. Rahul Potaje and Pranay Vibhatkar displayed match winning performance for Samarth. In another match, Young Sports Club Katol got the better of Anandnagar Krida Mandal 25-20, 25-16 thanks to Ajay Katre and Praful Bansod for their powerful smashing and well lifting. In another match of the same category Lakshvedh Club defeated Kolbaswami Club Dhapewada 25-22, 25-14 to enter the next round.