CHANDIGARH, AUG 25 :Sector 8 DAV Senior Secondary School Hockey Academy, Malwa Khalsa School Hockey Academy, Ludhiana, B.U.S.H Academy of Khandoor Sahib and Jarkhar Hockey Academy of Ludhiana qualified for the league phase of the 7th S N Vohra Memorial Sub-Junior Under-14 Hockey Tournament being organized by Rock Rovers at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium here today.The first outing in the four-team round robin league will be played between Malwa Khalsa School Academy and B.U.S.H Academy at 3.15 p.m tomorrow. Jarkhar Hockey Academy are pitted against DAVSSS-8 Hockey Academy at 4.30 p.m.
DAV Academy drubbed Maharaja Ranjit Singh Academy of Amritsar by 3-0 today. The highlight of the match was a fine brace by Balwinder Singh who pumped in field goals in the 5th and 40th minutes.
Ramandeep completed MRS Academy with a field goal in the 55th minute.
Malwa Khalsa School Academy proved too good for Gopal Hockey Academy of Kurali whom they trounced by 5-0. Launching their attack from the start, Malwa Khalsa School Academy forged ahead when Mandeep Singh scored a field goal in the 10th minute.
Harmandeep Singh and Paramjot Singh struck in the 33rd and 35th minutes to give their team a 3-0 lead. The last two goals came from the stick of Parminder Singh in the 38th and 60th minutes.
In another match, Jarkhar Hockey Academy of Ludhiana edged out GRM School of New Delhi by 3-2 in a closely fought encounter. It was GRM who had drawn the first blood through centre-forward Manjeet Singh in the 9th minute. The New Delhi school led 1-0 at half time.
On resumption, Jarkhar Academy was a transformed lot. Their forward displayed complete understanding among themselves and the mid-line providing them full support. In a span of four minutes, Jarkhar Academy scored three goals. Daljeet Singh restored parity in the 40th minute and Lovepreet Singh put Jarkhar ahead with a field goal in the 41st minute.Gurjeet Singh made the score 3-1 in favour of Jarkhar Academy in the 44th minute.
In a counter attack GRM forced a penalty corner in the 56th minute and Sumit converted it to reduce the margin.
BUSH Academy upset Surjit Hockey Academy by 2-1.