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Sub-Jr Women's Hockey C'ship: Punjab crush MP

ANI  |  Hisar (Haryana) [India] 

produced a rich vein of form as they thrashed 10-0 in their Pool A clash on third day of the 8th Hockey Sub-Junior Women's National Championship 2018 here on Friday.

Hockey Punjab's Sneha (13', 23', 68') scored a hat-trick for her team while Samandeep Kaur (19', 49'), Chewang Tamang (32', 59') and (46', 57') scored a brace each, with Sukhpreet Kaur (52') scored one goal in their victory.

Hockey Academy also won their Pool B match against Hockey with a score-line of 22-0.

scored seven goals (6', 12', 29', 34', 62', 65', 69') in Madhya Pradesh's emphatic win while Yogita Verma also scored six (7', 9', 27', 57', 58', 61'). Rest of the goals were scored by Sanskriti Sarwan (2', 17', 46'), (14', 56', 67'), Divya Yadav (32'), (44') and Priyanka Yadav (70').

In a Pool C match, Hockey Him lost to Gangpur-by a margin of 1-4. Scores were level for both the teams at half-time at 1-1 but it was Hockey Gangpur-who emerged as the victors with their three goals in the second half. Him scored the first goal of the match in the 9th minute through Tannu but Gangpur-were helped to the victory by goals from (15'), Manisha Oram (48'), Aten Topno (52') and Philicia (64').

In Pool D, Chandigarh and Authority of played out a goalless draw to share the points on the day. Both the teams had earlier won their first matches of the competition as Authority of had beaten Odisha 2-0 and Chandigarh had defeated emphatically with a score-line of 14-0. There were a lot of chances for both the teams in their second match but neither could produce the finish to score a goal. The draw for both the teams means that they are in a good position to qualify for the next round with four points from two matches.

In another encounter, registered their first win in their opening match as they beat 3-1. A first-half brace from K Lanleibi Chanu (9', 35') and a goal from Shivani Gautam in the 34th minute were enough for to register the victory as lost their second consecutive match of the competition. It was who scored the consolation goal for Hockey Bihar in their 1-3 loss.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 19:30 IST