Chattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka too registered victories on Day 5 of the tournament.
Chhattisgarh Hockey, Uttar Pradesh Hockey, Hockey Rajasthan, Hockey Andhra Pradesh and Hockey Karnataka registered victories in their respective matches on the fifth day of the 12th Hockey India Junior Women’s Nationals 2022 in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.
In the first match of the day, Chhattisgarh Hockey defeated Hockey Himachal 11-0 in their Pool F match. Aanchal Sahu (4′, 17′, 27′) scored a hat-trick, while Sampada Nirmalkar (6′, 20′), Captain Monika Tirkey (11′, 12′), Nema Nirmalkar (28′, 39′) scored a brace each. Meghna Sahu (20′) and Simran (47′) scored one goal each for Chhattisgarh Hockey.
In Pool G, Uttar Pradesh Hockey earned a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Hockey Mizoram. Swarnika Rawat (35′, 49′, 51′) scored a hat-trick for Uttar Pradesh Hockey, while Lalthantluangi (45′) and Vanlalhriatpuii (54′) scored the goals for Hockey Mizoram.
Hockey Rajasthan defeated Hockey Bihar 7-5 in their Pool G match. Komal Gurjar (9′, 12′, 43′, 47′, 55′) scored five goals, while Lichhama Bhambu (33′, 36′) scored a brace for Hockey Rajasthan. Meanwhile, Shanti Kumari (28′, 39′, 60′) scored a hat-trick, while Punam Kumari (20′) and Pratima Kumari (52′) scored one goal each for Hockey Bihar.
In Pool H, Hockey Andhra Pradesh registered a comprehensive 16-0 victory over Hockey Gujarat. Bobbili Jhansi (7′, 31′, 48′, 52′, 56′) scored five goals, while Gedela Gayatri (10′, 25′, 38′) and Lotla Krupa (17′, 32′, 50′) scored hat-tricks. Bommu Ankitha (4′, 33′) and Thokala Yuvarani (20′, 59′) scored a brace each, meanwhile, Garlanka Varahalamma (2′) scored the other goal for Hockey Andhra Pradesh at Junior Women’s Nationals .
In the last match of the day, Hockey Karnataka defeated Hockey Bengal 9-0 in their Pool H game. Sahana CM (38′, 40′, 54′) scored a hat-trick, while Dechamma Ganapathi P (6′, 15′) and Vudumula Sowmya (32′, 43′) scored a brace each. Nisarga SB (42′) and Apsara HA (59′) scored the other goals for Hockey Karnataka.