BOSCO INFORMATION SERVICE # 3178
U-14 ‘TRICKS AT DSO, U-17 TRIUMPHS: DSO MUMBAI CITY HANDBALL CHAMPS
WADALA- MUMBAI, OCTOBER 16, 2012 : The u-14 teams have hit a purple patch at the DSO tournament this year. Having bagged the two Mumbai city titles in basketball and football, this category has scored a hat-trick by claiming the third DSO title – this time in handball. It sure is raining titles here at St. Joseph’s High School, Wadala. In the recently concluded inter-school DSO Handball championship held at J.B. Vacha, Dadar, on October 12, 2012, both our handball teams in the u-17 and the u-14 categories emerged victorious and clinched the Mumbai city DSO titles.
In the u-17 category, where 16 schools participated, our boys had a glorious run leading to the finals defeating I.E.S. Raja Shivaji 10-0, and Gopi Birla School, 8-2. In the finals, they outplayed G.D. Somani School 8-4 to win the city championship and thus qualify for the Divisional level tournament. Nayan Matta was the leading goal scorer for the triumphant team.
The u-1 4 team matched their illustrious seniors to remain undefeated in the entire tournament and clinch the trophy. With twenty-four participating teams, the boys were pitied against Patel Bhoiwada B.M.C. school in the quarter-finals which they won with utmost ease, 6-0. In the semi-finals they got the better of G.D.Somani school 6-2, while the finals proved to be a tough challenge against Gopi Birla School. The final score line read 8-6 in our favour. Tej Bohara had an outstanding tournament scoring the highest number of goals for the team. The team plays the divisional tournament later this week.
A bigger and greater challenge lies ahead of our boys and their coach, Mr. Raj, in the divisional tourney where the best vie for the honours. Go for it boys!
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