Eves from Spring Dales prove their mettle at various sports tournaments
Boys shine in CBSE and district level events
By winning laurels in sports yet again, eves from Spring Dale Senior School have proved that more than flesh and blood, they are made of mettle. Not only did they exhibit the courage to compete in state-level tennis tournaments, but also played against competitors much more advanced in age, experience and technique as compared to them.
This is true of two of the girl students of the school Kavya Gupta and Saranya Khanna, who competed in tennis with 16 teams from all over Punjab in the under-19 category, in Punjab School State Tournament held at Mohali, to bag a gold medal in the event.
The duo then went on to compete against women tennis players from the university and college level in the Women’s Festival State Tournament held at Sangrur, in which it secured a silver medal in tennis again.
Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School said the event witnessed the participation of 12 teams. “This pair along, with two other Spring Daleans Ridhi Arora and Punya Malhotra, won a bronze medal in the under-19 category in the CBSE North Zone II Tennis Tournament held at Rishikul Vidyapeeth, Sonepat, Haryana,” he said.
He added that the school’s boys’ team comprising Alokik Singh, Arayan Arora, Chitvan Singh and Ruhaan Khanna, competed in the under-14 category in this event and bagged a bronze medal as well. “A total of 26 teams from various CBSE schools participated in the CBSE North Zone II Tennis Tournament,” Mr Sharma maintained.
Meanwhile, a team of six roller skaters from Spring Dales bagged six gold, six silver and two bronze medals in the Amritsar School District Roller Skating Tournament held at DAV International School.
Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Senior School, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, Managing Trustee, Spring Dale Educational Society, congratulated the winners. “All round development of students is the aim of the education imparted at Spring Dales. It is heartening to know that not only do our students know how to compete fairly but also have the courage to compete,” they said.
Spring Dale Senior School