Sports Reporter
JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir bagged silver medal in the just concluded 16th Senior Rollball Championship held at Surat in Gujarat. In the final, J&K women team lost to Uttar Pradesh 1-4 in the final.
Earlier, in the semifinals, J&K defeated Gujarat 2-0 and in quarterfinals, outplayed Assam 3-1. In the preliminary league round, J&K women trounced Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam.
The boys team of J&K finished third. Uttar Pradesh emerged winner beating star studded Maharashtra 10-01. Earlier, J&K men team reached the semifinals beating Assam but only to lose to UP in a closely contested game 2-4.
And, to reach the knock-out stages of quarterfinals, J&K outplayed Karnataka and Jharkhand.
The team was accompanied by Madhu Sharma, Sudhir Singh, Rita Rehan and Vishali Bagal as officials.