CHANDIGARH, AUG 7 : Hosts St Xavier’s School, Sector 44 outplayed Mount Carmel of Sector 47 by 4-0 in their first under-12 category match on a rain-marred opening day in the St Xavier’s Six-a-Side Soccer Championship being held at Xavier’s School ground in Sector 44 here today.
Sunveer gave St Xavier’s the lead with a goal in the 5th minute. Himanshu increased the lead in the 12th minute. Gagan then added two goals to the kitty of St Xavier’s by scoring in the 16th and 20th minutes.
In a high-scoring match, St Joseph’s School, Sector 44 prevailed over Ajit Karam Singh International Public School by 6-3. It was Gursahib who stole the thunder by scoring five goals, including a hat-trick. His goals came in the 6th,11th, 34th, 40th and 41st minutes. In between Akhil made a goal in the 16th minute.
Abhijeet of AKSIP also performed three-in-a-row feat as he found the object in the 10th, 13th and 31st minutes.
In another match, St John’s School, Sector 26 blanked IKSIPS by 301. Krishna (14th and 28th) and Nitin (21st) were the winners’ scorers.
Scoring a brace each, Willbur (5th and 12th) and Khusagra Gambhir (22nd and 25th) enabled Delhi Public School, Pinjore defeat St Solider’s International School of Mohali by 4-1.
Tejbir and Gurman scored two goals each as St Xavier-44 routed St Joseph’s-44 by 4-0 in the second match in the Under-19 category.
At the St Xavier’s School, Sector 71, St Xavier’s School, Sector 44 ousted St Solider’s, of Mohali by 3-1 in the Under-14 category match. Mohit Vaid opened St Xavier’s account with a goal in the third minute.Mehtab Singh then pumped in goals in the 8th and 21st minutes. Tarandeep reduced the margin for St Solider’s by scoring in the 16th minute.
Shivalik Public School of Mohali defeated Guru Nanak Public School of Sector 36 by 3-1. Simranjeet (1) and Rajiv (2) were the winners scorers. Parambir reduced the margin for GNPS.
St Xavier’s Schools chairman Andrew J Gosain inaugurated the tournament.
Results: Under-12: Shivalik Public School, Mohali (Sahil, Deepak) bt Saupin’s School-32 by 2-1 on penalties. St John’s School-26 (Krishna 14th and 28th, Nitin 21st) bt AKSIPS 3-0. St Xavier’s-44 (Sunveer5th, Himanshu 12th, Gagan 16th and 20th) bt Mount Carmel-47 4-0. St Kabir School-26 bt GNPS-36 4-0. St Joseph’s School-44 (Gursahib, 6th, 11th, 34th, 40th and 41st) bt AIKPS (Abhijeet 10th, 13th, 31st) by 6-3. Golden Bells, Mohali (Gulrajbir 10th, Kartik 20th and 25th) bt DAV Public-8 3-0. Straberry School-26 (Sahil, Bhardwaj, Aman and Raghav) bt NPS-18 (Abhishek Sharma, Gurmeet) 3-2 on penalties.
Under-19: DPS Pinjore (Willbur 5th, 12th, Khusagra Gambhir 22nd , 25th) bt St Soldier’s, Mohali (Inderjit 14th) by 4-1SD Public-32 (Manoj 5th, Rishab 12th) bt GNPS-36 (Deepesh 15th) 2-1. St Xavier’s 44 (Tejbir 5th, 8th) and Gurman (17thg, 25th) bt St Joseph-4-0.
At St Xavier’s-71 Mohali: Under-14: St Anne’s (Pankaj 8th, 13th), Denis 21st, Abhijeet 25th) bt Mount Carmel-47 4-1. St Peter’s-37 (Prabhat, Shubham ) bt AKIPS 2-0 on penalties. Shivalik Public School-Mohali (Simranjeet 1, Rajiv 2) bt GNPS-36 (Parambir 1) 3-1, Chandigarh Baptist (Varinder 1, Karan 2) bt DAV-15 (Akshay1) 3-1. Stepping Stones Manjhal 2) bt St Joseph’s-44 2-0.St Xavier’s-44 (Mohit Vaid 1, Mehtab 2) bt St Soldier’s Mohali (Tarandeep 1) 3-1. Golden Bells, Mohali (Arman 2) bt St Xavier’s Mohali (Suderpreet 1) 2-1. Saupin’s-32 (Shivam 2, Maanik 1, Manjosh 1).