Shillong, Nov 6: All five finals of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports Shillong zone were held at the JN Stadium here today, with Shillong College winning a sensational concluding match of the day against St Anthony’s College 9-8 on penalties after full time ended 2-2.
Phrangki Buam gave Shillong College a 2-0 lead by half time in the college boys’ final, but St Anthony’s stormed back through second half strikes by Chanmitre Thma and a stunner from Dawanchwa Challam to level proceedings. We then went to a penalty shootout which was a real nailbiter, with each side missing one before St Anthony’s missed with their last for Shillong College to take the tiebreaker 9-8.
The day also started out with an interesting contest, with national defending champions Shillong College coming from behind to wallop St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School 7-3 in the senior boys’ category (Class 11-12).
Meanwhile, in the school girls’ category, the formidable Umthli Secondary School defeated Lady Keane College 1-0. That was also the same scoreline in the sub-junior boys’ category, with St Anthony’s the victors over H Elias Memorial HSS.
Meanwhile, in the junior boys’ final, H Elias beat Boys Sports Company by a convincing 4-1 margin.