From the minute the referee blew the whistle to start the match till the end of second half,Surjit Hockey Academy Jalandhar,players displayed sheer dominance as they trounced Chandigarh XI with an impressive margin of 16-1 in a match played during the SN Vohra Memorial Sub-Junior U-14 Hockey Tournament being played at Sector 42 Sports Complex on Monday.
On a day which saw heavy rains lashing the city early in the morning,it was a deluge of goals in the match dominated by Surjit Hockey Academy. The match began on an attacking note as Khushman Singh scored the opening goal for Surjit Hockey Academy in the third minute of the match before Khushman scored his second goal of the match in the 19th minute of the match to make the score board read 2-0 in the favour of Surjit Hockey Academy. Five minutes later,Narpreet Singh extended the leeway for the Jalandhar side when he scored a field goal to make it 3-0. There was no respite for Chandigarh defenders as Surjit Hockey Academy forwards stepped up the tempo and their efforts soon proved fruitful when Kamlaveer Singh scored the fourth goal for the team in the 28th minute before Dilpreet Singh netted his first goal of the match in the 32nd minute of the match. There was some respite for the Chandigarh team as Anjeet successfully converted a penalty corner in the 33rd minute of the match. Narpreet Singh scored his second goal of the match for Surjit Hockey Academy in the 34th minute of the match to put the Jalandhar team ahead by 6-1 at half-time.
The second half saw complete dominance by Surjit Academy forwards as they scored ten goals in the space of 35 minutes. The opening minute of second half saw Dilpreet Singh scoring the seventh goal for the Jalandhar team before he scored another goal four minutes later. The next five minutes saw Narpreet Singh scoring two more goals before Kuljeet Singh scored the 11th goal for the Jalandhar side in the 46th minute. Two minutes later,Narpreet Singh scored his fifth goal of the match for Surjit Hockey Academy before Kuljeet Singh scored the 13th goal for the team in the 49th minute of the match. Later,Khushman Singh scored his third goal for the Jalandhar side before Narpreet Singh scored his sixth goal of the match in the 58th minute of the match. Dilpreet Singh scored the last goal of the match as Surjit Hockey Academy won the match 16-1.
In the second match of the day,Malwa Khalsa School,Ludhiana registered a 4-0 win over Cheema Hockey Academy,Batala. For the winning team,Gagandeep,Adeshpreet,Gurpreet and Amanjeet scored one goal each.