Impressive 12-0 win for RSPB
Ranchi, Feb 2 (PTI) Anupa Barla scored a hat-trick while Deepika struck four times as Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) demolished Chhattisgarh Hockey 12-0 for their second win in a row in the Hockey India Senior Women National Championship, here Friday.
It was Anupa who ensured a flying start for RSPB by scoring in the second, seventh and eighth minute.
Monika, then put her team ahead 4-0 with a fine goal in the 17th minute while Priyanka Wankhede, who had scored six goals in their first match on Thursday, converted a splendid PC in the 28th minute fetching RSPB a 5-0 lead at half-time.
Deepika scored in the 32nd, 35th, 38th and 52nd minute. Meanwhile Navneet Kaur (49), Vandana Katariya (53) and Lilima Minz (55) scored a goal each in their commanding win.
In the second match of the day, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu beat The Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd 3-0. K Vijayalakshmi (5, 39, 54) scored all the goals for the winning team of which two of them were PCs.
Hockey Haryana on the other hand scored a 7-0 win against Hockey Bhopal. This was Hockey Haryanas second straight win after beating Hockey Karnataka on Day One. It was Rani (6, 28, 60) who scored a hattrick of goals while Jyoti (13), Poonam Rani (18), Udita (30) and Deepika (52) who scored a goal each in their successful outing.
In another match, Hockey Madhya Pradesh won 4-0 against Hockey Gangpur-Odisha, who drew 2-2 against Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy on Day One.
Reena Khokhar (20,20) scored twice while Soundarya Yendala (23) and Shivani Singh (50) scored a goal each in Hockey Madhya Pradeshs win. Rajasthan Hockey registered a 3-0 win against Assam Hockey. Goals were scored by Meena Kumari (5'), Raju Ranwa (41') and Prakash Choudhary (45')