The DSO U-17 Inter-School Badminton tournament which was held at the Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, Nagpur concluded on Saturday the 19th of September 2015.
Somalwar School was ath the top in both (Boys and Girls) U-17 sections, While Somalwar Nikalas won the boys title, Ramdapeth topped the girls section.
In the U-17 boys section, Gaurav Mithe of Somalwar Nikalas won over Centre Point School, Katol Road 2-0. Gaurav Mithe won both his singles and doubles partnering with Mohak Badkas to lead his school to victory.
In the U-17 girls section, Somalwar Ramdaspeth came from behind to upset CPS Dabha 2-1. Malvika Bansod won her singles title, her first one too.
U-17 boys (semifinals): Centre Point School, Katol Road bt BVM, Civil Lines 2-1 (Atharv Menghal lost to Samarjeet Pandey 19-21, 16-21; Abhiram Sahasrabhojanee-Nihar Rathi bt Samarjeet Pandey-Madhur Gattani 21-8, 19-21, 21-12; Abhiram Sahasrabhojanee bt Raghav Chandak 21-12, 21-10); Somalwar Nikalas bt Somalwar Ramdaspeth 2-0 (Gaurav Mithe bt Rahul Bawankar 21-11, 21-10; Gaurav Mithe-Mohak Badkas bt Rahul Bawankar-Yash Chotnani 21-14, 21-14).
U-17 boys (final): Somalwar Nikalas bt CPS, KR 2-0 (Gaurav Mithe bt Atharva Menghal 21-6, 21-11; Gaurav Mithe-Mohak Badkas bt Abhiram Sahasrabhojanee-Nihar Rathi 21-9, 21-18).
U-17 girls (semifinals): CPS, Dabha bt St Joseph’s Convent 2-0 (Jiya Vidyarthi bt Ishleen Kaur Virdi 21-23, 21-10, 21-19; Malvika Bansod-Sanika Durugkar bt Himanshi Israni-Apeksha Dabli 21-9, 21-5); Somalwar Ramdaspeth bt BVM Civil Lines 2-1 (Prarthana Fuley lost to Farah Mirza 21-12, 9-21, 7-21; Gargi Joshi-Divya Ramteke bt Shriya Arora-Pavitra Somani 21-15, 21-19; Gargi Joshi bt Shriya Arora 21-11, 21-11).
U-17 girls (final): Somalwar Ramdaspeth bt CPS, Dabha 2-1 (Gargi Joshi lost to Malvika Bansod 10-21, 14-21; Gargi Joshi-Divya Ramteke bt Malvika Bansod-Nidhi Chandak 22-20, 23-21; Prarthana Fuley bt Sanika Durugkar 21-18, 20-22, 22-20).