Peterites and Visakhians dominate school tennis

The annual Inter School Tennis Prize Giving for the calendar year 2010 of the Annual All Island Inter School Tennis Tournament organized by the Sri Lanka School Tennis Association was held on March 25, 2011 at the Rev. Fr. Nicholas Perera Memorial Hall of St. Peter’s College, Colombo under the patronage of Rev. Fr. Travis Gabriel, the Rector of St. Peter’s College.

St. Peter’s College tennis captain Shavith Fernando receiving the overall championship trophy of the All Island Inter School Tennis Tournament from the chief guest Rev. Fr. Travis Gabriel, the Rector of St. Peter’s College. Rev. Bro. Granville Perera President and Mr. Bernard Jesuthasan secretary of the Schools Tennis Association are also in the picture

Nearly 34 schools across the Island participated in this fiercely contested tournament which was worked out at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association courts. In the boys’ category St. Peter’s College was crowned the overall Champions. On behalf of the Peterites Shavith Fernando the College tennis Captain received the overall trophy from Rev. Fr. Travis Gabriel, the Rector of St. Peter’s College , who was the chief guest of the Annual Inter School tennis prize giving. Royal emerged overall runners-up and Ananda College clinched the overall second runners-up trophy.

In the girl’s category Visakha Vidyalaya walked away with the overall Championship Trophy. Sachini Weerasekera the college captain of Visakha Vidyalaya received the overall trophy. Ladies College emerged as the runners-ups and Holy Family Convent Colombo coveted the second runners-up trophy.

St. Peter’s College, Colombo has successfully won the Over All Championship Trophy on five and four times consecutively since 2005. Incidentally Shavith’s brother Shalain Fernando was the College Tennis Captain when the Peterites for the first time in 2005 clinched the Over All Championship Trophy.

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