Three shuttlers of Boys’ High School (BHS) and College Aditya Mukherjee, Shobhit Singh Verma and Devesh
Goel bagged the gold medal in the senior category at the ASISC State Level Badminton Tournament held at
City Montessori School, LDA Branch, Lucknow. They defeated the Lucknow team at their home ground in the
finals while in the junior category, the BHS team comprising Mayank Pathak, Peeyush Singh and Kartikeya
Saraswat won the bronze medal.
In all, 14 teams from different cities took part in the ASISC State Level Badminton Tournament. Ten players from Allahabad represented the city out of which six were from Boys’ High School and College. Aditya Mukerjee of BHS was the captain of the Allahabad team.
The UP team was then selected for the national tournament which is scheduled to be held at Banaglore on November 6 and 7, 2017. Aditya Mukherjee and Devesh Goel of BHS will represent the state team in the nationals. Aditya Mukherjee had another feather in his cap as he has been appointed as the Captain of the UP team.