A brace by left-out Uthappa (24th & 30th) and a goal each by centre-forward Sudhir (16th), right-out Bipen Kiro (30th) and Aryan (49th) helped St.Philomena FGC to register a 5-1 win over NIE, Mysuru, and enter the semi-finals in the College boys section in the 15th Major Dhyanchand Memorial Hockey Tournament conducted by the National Sports Day Celebration Committee at Chamundi Vihar Grounds here yesterday. K.P. Boppanna reduced the margin for the loser in the 36th minute of the game.
Quarter-finals: St. Philomena FGC – 5 (Uthappa 24, 30, Sudhir 16, Bipin Kiro 30, Aryan 40) bt NIE, Mysuru – 1 (K.P. Boppanna 36). SJCE, Mysuru – 1 (Chirag 25) bt Kautilya FGC – 0. Vidyavardhaka College, – 5 (Via tie-breaker) (Nischal 10, Amogh D 15 Tie-breaker Harsin, Amogh D, Neghal) bt St. Joseph’s FGC – 2 (Ashok E D 19, Pemmiah 40) (Full time 2-2).