KIYG 2022 (Women U18), Qualifier: Hockey Madhya Pradesh beat Hockey Karnataka 9-1 | Popgen Tech
Bhubaneswar, December 21 (IANS): Hockey Madhya Pradesh, Hockey Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh Hockey each earned three points on the second day of the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 (Women Under 18) here, while Hockey Haryana, Hockey Association of Odisha, Hockey Mizoram, and Hockey Maharashtra all registered. a draw and won one point each.
The first match in Pool A saw Hockey Madhya Pradesh defeat Hockey Karnataka by a score of 9-1. Bhumiksha Sahu (34′, 41′, 51′) was the top scorer for Hockey Madhya Pradesh with a hat-trick, followed by Priyanka Yadav (13′, 55′), who bagged a brace. Sanskriti Sarwan (4′), Soniya Kumre (15′), Jyoti Singh (16′) and Swati (59′) also contributed to Madhya Pradesh’s hockey victory. Kavyashree MD (24′) managed to score a consolation goal for Hockey Karnataka.
The second encounter in Pool A between Hockey Haryana and Hockey Association of Odisha ended as a draw with both teams scoring one goal each. Hockey Association of Odisha scored late in Binati Minz (52′) but were immediately pegged back as Manisha (56′) slotted in a penalty corner to rescue a point for Hockey Haryana.
The final match in Pool A between Hockey Mizoram and Hockey Maharashtra ended in a 1-1 draw. Vanlalrinhlui (15′) scored in the first half to give Hockey Mizoram the lead, but Samiksha Shegunashi (32′) scored early in the second half to equalize for Hockey Maharashtra.
In the first match of the day in Pool B, Hockey Jharkhand defeated Manipur Hockey 7-0. Ankita Dungdung opened the scoring early and finished the game by completing his hat-trick (3′, 11′, 38′). Sanjna Horo (19′), Rajni Kerketta (22′), Pramodni Lakra (34′), and Niru Kullu (36′) scored the other goals.
The second Pool B match between Uttar Pradesh Hockey and Bihar Hockey ended with Uttar Pradesh Hockey winning by a score of 8-0. Purnima Yadav (3′, 24′, 60′) led the charge for her team with a hat-trick, supported by a brace from Captain Peetambari Kumari (41′, 50′). Meanwhile, Sakshi Shukla (5′), Vandana Patel (7′) and Suneeta Kumari (42′) scored a goal each.
The Pool B clash between Hockey Chandigarh and Hockey Punjab was lost in favor of Hockey Punjab.