Sunday Times (Sri Lanka)

Musaeus paddlers clinch Under-14 ‘A’ title


The Musaeus College ‘A’ team became Under-14 A Division champions after beating Kegalu Balika Vidyalaya by 3-0 in the finals of the All- Island Inter- School Table Tennis Championsh­ip 2020. The tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Table Tennis Associatio­n was held at the Indoor Courts of S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia from March 6 to 8.

The victorious Musaeus table tennis team comprised of Oneli Lehansa, Sandinthie Jayasinghe, Shenalie Mendis, Dulhara Hulawa and Hesanga Kamburawal­a and was coached by Nuwan Sampath.

In the final, where the Musaeus Under-14 paddlers emerged victorious Oneli Lehansa, Sandinthie Jayasinghe and Shenalie Mendis recorded easy wins against Kegalu BV’s Navindi Seneviratn­e, Chameesha Thushadi and Eshmini Sandunya respective­ly.

Oneli Lehansa beat Navindi

Seneviratn­e in straight sets by 11-5, 12-10, 11-4 while her two team mates conceded a round before recording 3-1 set wins. Sandinthie Jayasinghe beat Chameesha Thushadi by 11-7, 8-11, 11-6, 11-4 and Shenalie Mendis beat Eshmini Sandunya by 11- 7, 11-7, 9-11, 11-5.

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