Panají: May 9 (IANS) Suraj Kumar scored 10 goals as Hockey Uttarakhand defeated Hockey Gujarat 16-1 in a Pool A match of the 12th Hockey India Men’s Sub Junior National Championship here on Monday.
Hockey Karnataka, Hockey Association of Odisha, Hockey Andhra Pradesh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu Hockey and Hockey Bihar all won their respective pool matches on day six.
In the opening match of the day, Hockey Uttarakhand recorded a massive 16-1 victory over Hockey Gujarat in Group A. Suraj Kumar (4, 14, 23, 26, 30, 36, 41, 54, 57, 58) hit goals as 10 goals, Rohit Shah (60th, 60th) scored a brace, while Mahendra Singh Bisht (24th), Vishal Kumar (42nd), Captain Gaurav Mehra (45th) and Ankit Jr (51st) were the other scorers for the winning team. . Siddharth Singh Kshatriya (39th) was the only scorer for Hockey Gujarat.
In the second game of the day, Hockey Karnataka defeated Chhattisgarh Hockey 8-6 in Group B. Dhruva Bs (8th, 18th, 24th, 44th) scored four goals, while Kushal Bopaiah Cb (3rd), Captain Akarsh Bidappa CG (17th), Harshith Kumar M (28th) and Akhil Aiyappa Bn (38th) each scored a goal for Hockey Karnataka. Chhattisgarh Hockey’s goals were scored by Mohit Nayak (7, 54, 60), captain Devendra Kumar Yadav (24), Anand Kumar Suryavanshi (47) and Mahavir Verma (57).
In the third game, the Odisha Hockey Association defeated Hockey Mizoram 6-0 in Group E. Aryan Xess (6th), Yojin Minz (15th), Sanjit Tirkey (17th), Irengbam Rohit Singh (24th ), Deonath Nanwar (43rd) and Shrishail Mahesh More (45th) scored a goal each for the winners.
In another Group E match, Hockey Andhra Pradesh beat Kerala Hockey 3-2. Dodium Subramanyam Hemanth Kumar (8th), Captain Metta Sai Kumar (43rd) and Yeturi Pavan Kumar (60th) scored for the winning team, while Kerala Hockey’s goals were scored by Pratap Lakra (46th) and Muhammad Kaif (59th). .
In a Pool D match, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey edged out Hockey Rajasthan 20-1. Tushar Sharma (45, 45, 46, 47), Pramod Pal (7, 16, 37), Captain Manjit Rajbhar (23, 25, 51), Shashi Rajbhar (32, 34, 40), Sameer Yadav (41, 44) , Vijay Rai (14th), Srijan Yadav (22nd), Ritik Pal (58th), Piyush Singh (60th) and Mridul Yadav (60th) scored to help Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey record a landslide victory. Captain Vaibhav Verchsav (28) scored the only goal for Hockey Rajasthan.
In the penultimate match of the day, Hockey Bihar defeated Hockey Jammu & Kashmir 7-2 in Group G. Atit Kumar (4th, 5th) hit a brace while Amrendra Kumar Singh (15th), Abhishek Kumar (19 °), Ankit Kumar (20), Mohammad Sameer (38) and Shanu Lama (41) each scored a goal for Hockey Bihar. Gursharan Deep Singh (14th) and Dalip Dalip Anuragi (31st) scored both goals for the losing team.
In the last game of the day, Hockey Arunachal defeated Telangana Hockey 14-0 in Group G. Sahajpreet Singh led with six goals (20, 27, 33, 36, 53, 58), while Sachin (3, 33, 53) and Mangra Dohdray (1st, 6th, 32nd) each scored a hat-trick for Hockey Arunachal. Viskash Singh (10th) and Anil Balihar (37th) also scored a goal each for the winning team.
Earlier in the final match on Sunday, Hockey Jharkhand outscored Hockey Gujarat 20-0 in a Group A match. Abhishek Tigga (1st, 17th, 19th, 19th, 34th) scored as many as five, and Bishal Lakra (4th, 20th, 32nd, 51st) scored four goals, while captain Amrit Tirkey (40th, 43rd, 47th) scored a hat-trick for Hockey Jharkhand. Adisan Minj (13, 39), Rhoti Pradhan (4), Amit Soreng (18), Abhishek Tirkey (29), Asim Ekka (38), Abhishek Kujur (45) and Rohit (59) also scored for the winning team.