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Maharashtra girls still in fray for knock-out

Haryana and Maharashtra U-17 girls in action at Khelo India Youth Games
Maharashtra’s Under-21 girls brightened their chances of making it to the knock-out stage easing past Andhra Pradesh 31-19 in the KIYG kabaddi event.
For the hosts, Sonali Helvi did well to help build up a 12-9 lead with some good tackles and great raids.
Later, the hosts were subjected to losses in the Under-21 boys and Under-17 girl’s sections respectively.

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The State’s boys suffered a heart-breaking single point loss to Kerala 34-35 despite beginning well and leading 12-10 initially. At half-time, Maharashtra trailed 14-15. On resumption, Maharashtra’s defence let them down and trailed 22-32. 
With just five minutes to go, the home team bounced back, cut the deficit, levelling at 34-all into the last minute. However, a successful tackle by the Kerala defence did them in.   
Later, the girls were outdone by Haryana 17-37. 
Under-17, Girls: Haryana bt Maharashtra 37-17
Under-21, Boys: Kerala bt Maharashtra 34-33
Under-21, Girls: Maharashtra bt Andhra Pradesh 31-19

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