The Kandivli team beat Parle Tilak (Vile Parle) 2-1 in the best-of-three quarter-final.
In the first singles, Akshan defeated Parle Tilak’s Mihir Dharap 21-10, 21-9. However, in the second singles, his teammate Soham Kulkarni lost to Rajas Sule 15-21, 19-21, leaving the doubles encounter to decide the outcome of the tie. Akshan then paired up with Soham to beat Parle Tilak’s duo of Mihir and Rajas 15-8, 15-11.
In the first round the Kandivli team registered a 2-0 win over St Blaise High School (Andheri). In the second round, they overcame IES VN Sule Guruji (Dadar) 2-1.