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Lady Grizz won in a dominant fashion against West Greene | Local Sports | Instant News

MOSHEIM – Grainger used a 12-0 pace in the first half to pull out of West Greene Lady Buffalo and the Lady Grizzlies for an 81-37 win Friday night.

5th place Lady Grizz has risen to 22-2 this season and remains at the top of the district standings with a score of 9-0. “It’s a district game in February and you want to play, execute and play well. You can never underestimate anyone or take any game for granted, ”said Grainger’s head coach, Rusty Bishop.

Sydnie Hayes led Grainger with 12 points and Millie Hurst 10 points. West Greene are 14 points ahead of Tayli Rader. Kinsley Ellenburg scored 10 points for Lady Buffs.

A 12-0 burst allowed Grainger to build up a 30-11 lead late in the opening period and they extended the lead to 48-21 in the first half. Due to their command advantage, the Lady Grizzlies were able to rest the starters for most of the second half.

“We mixed it up in the second half and went out with two other girls on the pitch with our seniors and let our juniors play longer,” Bishop said. “We can’t play some JV games this week and are going to lose one next week, so this is a good chance to get the young girls some time on the floor. They train hard too and it’s a great opportunity for them to get in there and play. “

Grainger will experience a slight anomaly in the next game. The Lady Grizzlies are scheduled to play South Greene on Monday in a match created because of previous coronavirus restrictions for Lady Rebels. After the men’s team plays Chuckey-Doak, the Lady Grizzlies will be brought to court again as they host the Lady Black Knights in a rare double.


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Hamza, Shabbir shared excellence at CAS Open Golf | Instant News

KARACHI: Hamza Amin of Islamabad took an impressive round of two under par 70 to share the lead with former champion Shabbir Iqbal in the penultimate round of the 40th Open Air Chief of Staff (CAS) Golf Championship at Airmen Golf Club on Friday.

In a long and challenging trajectory where things were made more difficult due to strong winds blowing all day, Hamzah birdied the 2.5 and 16 holes to score 70 for two days on aggregate 141 (-3). He bogeyed in the 17th hole.

Also at 141 (-3) is seasoned Shabbir Iqbal, who entered the opening round of 72 with a second-round score of three under par 69. It was the second best lap of day two.

Friday’s best round came from pro Airmen resident Muhammad Ashfaq, who picked up a four-under-par 68 card. After opening round 74, his 68 have catapulted Ashfaq to joint third place on the leaderboard on -2 aggregate. Also in third place were Matloob Ahmed Lahore, Arshad Rasheed from KGC and Muhammad Munir from Pindi.

They were followed by Muhammad Nazir, Akhtar Ali, Muhammad Azam and Muhammad Tariq.

KGC’s Waheed Baloch, opening day co-leader, slipped out of the top 10 after a devastating round of 78.

The biggest disappointment of the second round was Ahmed Baig, the recently crowned DHA Karachi Cup champion, who stumbled to 14th after the second round of 76.Baig, who started as one of the hot favorites for the title after his tough win in the Karachi DHA Cup last week then, the task is tough now as he is now eight strokes behind the two leaders.

Quetta’s Akber Khan, co-leader on the opening day, also slipped to 13th after picking up a 79 card.

In the amateur category, national amateur champion Omar Khalid consolidated his lead after getting a best round of 75. Omar, 16, managed to read a surging AGC green better than he did on opening day, when he birdieed on holes 4, 5 and 12. Omar now enjoy a four-stroke lead over duo Saim Shazli (77) and Omar Shikoh Khan (79) as they advance to the final round of the amateur contest.

In the women’s event, which was reduced to 18 holes due to only four participants, Humna Amjad won the gross title with a score of 80 while Abeeha Syed won the net trophy with 88.


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Waheed, Akbar shared their advantages when CAS Open Golf took off their tees | Instant News

KARACHI: Experienced professionals Karachi Waheed Baloch and lesser known Akbar Khan from Quetta shared leadership on the opening day of the 2021 Chiefs of Staff Open Golf Championship (CAS) here at the Aviation Golf Club on Thursday.

In windy conditions, both Waheed and Akbar made an impressive two-under par 70 round to share pole position on the championship leaderboard of Rs8 million.

Considered one of the toughest golf courses in Pakistan, the Airmen course proved extremely challenging even for experienced professionals like the country’s flagship player Shabbir Iqbal who ended the day with a round of par 72.

But Waheed was at his best as he played golf steadily on his way to the age of 70.

Behind the leaders was Hamza Amin from Islamabad who shot 0ne-under par 71. He was joined in third place by Muhammad Nazir and Akhtar Ali. Two shots missed the seven golfers – Shabir Iqbal, Muhammad Safdar, Asad Khan, Muhammad Azam, Muhammad Shehzad, Muhammad Zubair and Taimur Khan.

Defending champion Ahmed Baig made a stunning start to the opening half when he took full advantage of the gale to hit his tee-shot on the field in the first par-4 hole for an eagle. But Ahmed failed to capitalize on a good start and finished the round on 73 cards. Also at 73 was Ahmed’s Lahore colleague Matloob Ahmed.

Up-and-coming junior professional Abdul Wadood scored the best round of the day when he scored an incredible 68 in the junior professional category. He has a six-shot advantage over Shahzeb Khan (74).

In the amateur category, the national amateur champion Omar Khalid shares the lead with Omar Shikhoh Khan at 81.

Omar, who at 16 became Pakistan’s youngest national champion last month, struggled on the gridiron to end the day with a tally of seven three putts.

Omar had just made one birdie on the fifth hole as he had two double bogeys and a series of bogies but still finished top of the table with Omar Shikoh. In third place were Hamza Zahid Khan (82), Saim Shazli, Hamza Shikoh Khan (83), Sameer Sayeed, Arsalan Shikoh Khan and Zia Hai (85).


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Ashfaq remains in the lead in the Karachi DHA Cup | Instant News

KARACHI: Muhammad Ashfaq on Saturday managed to keep his lead but the duo of Muhammad Alam and Ahmad Baig were not too far behind after the penultimate round of the All Pakistan Golf Championship Karachi DHA Cup.

Ashfaq, who fired a stunning 67th shot on the opening day to take pole position on the leaderboard, faltered in the second half with 73 but still took the lead by one stroke. The two days aggregate is 138 (-6).

In second place was Muhammad Alam (139) following the opening round 68 with 71.

Young star Ahmad Baig (140) moved up to third with Saturday’s best round – an incredible 69 – in challenging conditions. In 142 is the experienced Muhammad Munir followed by Shabir Iqbal at 143.

Ashfaq of Airmen Golf Club could have been in a better position going into the third and final round of the championship, but a triple bogey in the third par-3 hole ruined his cards.

In the amateur category, Hamza Ghani assigns 78 to lead five shots.

But the best score that day in the amateur category came from Omar Khalid, a 16-year-old schoolgirl who made history earlier this month by becoming the youngest player to win a National Golf Championship. Omar, who has been busy with the O-Levels test, faltered in the opening round with 85. But he was back on fire on Friday when he interpreted 74 including birdies on holes 11, 12 and 15. He is now placed second behind Hamzah. In third place together were the duo Yashal Shah and Waleed Ali Khan.

Meanwhile, Omar Bangash won the DHA Cup senior title. Ahmed Jamil Siddiqui finished runner-up while Azhar Abbas finished third.

Humera Khalid won the women’s title followed by Tabassum Sharif and Nida Huq. Sameer Sayeed won the junior title while Abdullah Shiraz was runner-up.

The following is the professional leader board after the second round:

138 – Muhammad Ashfaq

139 – Muhammad Alam

140 – Ahmad Baig

142 – Muhammad Munir

143 – Shabbir Iqbal, Zahir Shah

Amateur leader board:

154 – Hamza Ghani

159 – Omar Khalid

161 – Waleed Ali Khan, Yashal Shah

162 – Ali Mehmood.


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South African bat in Karachi Tests when Pakistan leads – Cricket | Instant News

Published in 28 January 2021 12:35

Pakistan secured a 158-round lead in return for South Africa’s 220 rounds in the first half.

KARACHI (Dunya News) – After beating Pakistan at 378, South Africa Thursday scored 37 unbeaten runs at Lunch on the third day of the first Test match at the Karachi National Stadium (NSK).

South African openers Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar managed to clear twelve overs before the break and scored 16 and 18 runs respectively. Proteas was still 121 behind as the Green Caps secured a 158-move lead in response to 220 South Africans in the first half.

Hasan Ali and Nauman Ali continued Pakistan’s innings today at 11 and 6. Kagiso Rabada fired Hasan Ali on the 21st, becoming the eighth South African to take 200 or more Tes wickets. Nauman Ali, 24, is the last Pakistani batsman to be laid off. He was removed by Keshav Maharaj. Yasir Shah remains unbeaten in the 38th minute.

Rabada and Maharaj of South Africa dismissed three batsmen apiece, while Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje each took two goals. The two-match series marks South Africa’s first trip to Pakistan in 14 years.


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