Pune, Nov 26 ( UNI) Holders Stratchan Champions, by winning all their three Group A' matches back to back in the round robin league stage qualified for the knock-out quarterfinals in the PYC-ATC inter-club Snooker Challenge at the PYC and Deccen Gymkhana table respectively here today.
Hosts and last year's runners up PYC (Hindu) Gymkhana A' Poona Goan Institute 'A' and Deccan Gymkhana A', however, had to fight hard to secure the 2-1 verdict over their opponents to maintain a clean slate in their respective pool's ties.
Temptation Club from Sangli, which was fielding two teams in this meet however, had mixed luck. Their 'A' squad downed College of Military Engineering, Dapodi from Group 'C'. Their B' team however, were hustled by the Hustlers and Pune Markers in their Group B ' matches.