Kerala School Sports Meet: Palakkad on top with 153 points
Kannur: Palakkad is leading on the final day of the Kerala State Schools Sports Meet in Kannur. Palakkad earned 153.33 points with the completion of 77 events followed by Ernakulam with 129.33 points and Kozhikode at the third spot with 84.33 points.
In the schools category which attained highest points, Kumaramputhur KHS school in Palakkad bagged 48.33 points and is leading. Kothamangalam Mar Baselios with 46.33 points and Palakkad BEMHS with 29 points are placed in the 2nd and 3rd spot respectively.
Albert Jose from Ernakulam won gold in the triple jump for juniors. In the senior 800m event, Ernakulam bagged both gold and silver with Abhishek Mathew and Sujesh S. In the senior girls 800m event, Priscilla from Thiruvananthapuram bagged gold while Chandini Sikh was Palakkad was placed 2nd.
In the senior boys pole vault event, Alan Biju from Ernakulam won gold and Athul Raj from Palakkad won the silver.