CHANDIGARH, AUG 10 :DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8 emerged victorious as they scored a comfortable 3-1 victory over Rock Rovers in the final of the Chandigarh State Hockey Championship for Junior Boys Under-14 at the Sector 18 Hockey Stadium here on Sunday evening.
Due to heavy ground conditions, the final started at a slow pace and subsequently picked up momentum in the 27th minute of the first half when Paramdeep drew the first blood for DAV School by converting a penalty corner.
Mounting a relentless pressure, DAV Senior Secondary School two more goals in quick succession to thwart the attempts of Rock Rover to win the trophy. Showing good skills, Gurjinder Singh scored a fine field goal in the 46th minute,Hard had the cheers of DAV supporters had died down when Yogesh Kumar completed the tally in the 47th minute by converting a penalty corner.
Narinder Singh of Rock Rovers reduced the margin in the 51st minute through a field goal. Thereafter the Rock Rovers boys mounted pressure but could not add to their tally in spite of forcing eight penalty corners. DAV School, who had a clear edge through out, earned 10 penalty corners and were able to convert only two into goals. Padma Shri Balbir Singh Senior presided over the function and gave away the prizes.