Hosts Haryana and Delhi entered the semi-finals of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Women’s National Championship (North Zone) on Friday. Haryana made the cut from Pool A after defeating Delhi 8-1.
Devika scored two goals and Ritu,Reet,Navpreet,Manpreet Kaur,Navneet Kaur and Manisha scored one each for Haryana while Manisha scored Delhi’s only goal. Delhi also entered the semi-finals from Pool A. In another match,Uttar Pardesh defeated Punjab 4-1 in Pool B. In the men’s sub-junior meet (North Zone),Punjab defeated Jammu & Kashmir 12-0 in a Pool B game. Kawaljit Singh scored seven goals for Punjab followed by Shubkarman (3) and Inderjit Singh (2). In another Pool B game,hosts Haryana beat Himachal Pradesh 5-2. In a Pool A match,Uttar Pradesh defeated Himachal Pradesh 4-1. In the women’s west zone meet,Chhattisgarh registered a huge 21-0 victory over Gujarat .
Rusali Kashyap scored seven goals followed by Disha Nagvanshi (6),Heena Ansari (3),Ankita Bakshi (3) and Ishwari Dewangan (2). In a Pool B game,Rajasthan defeated Goa 6-0. Skipper Rita scored three goals while Aarti,Tanya Singhla and Alis Gautam scored one each. In Pool A,Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy beat Hockey Bhopal 16-0. In the men’s section,Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy defeated Rajasthan 11-0 in their Pool A game. In Pool B,Chhattisgarh beat Gujarat 10-0.