Chinchinim: St Jude HS, Betalbatim edged past Perpetual SCHS, Navelim 2-1 to move into the quarter-finals of the 4th St Joseph U-17 inter-school football tournament organised by Mount Mary school complex, at Our Lady of Hope Church ground, on Wednesday.
Perpetual SCHS took the lead through Freldon Gomes in the second minute itself but the joy was short-lived as Betalbatim equalised through Suel Khan in the 20th minute. Later, St Jude HS, Betalbatim netted the match-winner through Suel Khan in the 34th minute.
In another match, St Rock HS, Tollecanto-Velim downed Our Lady of Health HS, Cuncolim 3-0 to move into the quarter-finals.
St Rock HS, Tellencanto netted through Prison Fernandes in the 14th minute. Seven minutes later, substitute player Senroy Pinto made it 2-0 for St Rock.
Twenty minutes later, Prinson Simoes netted the third. [H]