Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Delhi Hockey registered victories in their respective matches in the 12th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2022 here on Wednesday.
In the first match of the day, Madhya Pradesh defeated Goa 8-0 in their Pool A match. Pooja Nagle and Anjali Rathor scored two goals each, while Disha Baghel, Priya Agrawal, Leena Jadhav, and Rupali Solanki scored one goal each for winning team.
In Pool B, Manipur Hockey drew 2-2 with Assam Hockey. Reena Koijam (14′) and Lanleibi Chanu (53′) scored one goal each for Manipur Hockey, while Anamika Das (6′, 33′) scored a brace for Assam Hockey.
Telangana Hockey earned a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Le Puducherry Hockey in their Pool C match. Captain Harleen Sardarni (11′, 36′) scored a brace, while Rohini Gangadaari (1′) and Sri Gandhapu (39′) scored one goal each for Telangana Hockey. Meanwhile, S Subalakshmi (37′, 53′) scored a brace and Captain D. Keerthiga (35′) found the back of the net for Le Puducherry Hockey.
In Pool D, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu registered a comprehensive 8-0 victory over Hockey Uttarakhand. Anitha V (12′, 19′, 34′, 44′) scored four goals, while Captain Praveena M (51′, 55′, 57′) scored a hat-trick. Vairavi M (37′) scored the other goal for Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu.
In the last match of the day, Delhi Hockey defeated Kerala Hockey 2-1. Sana (3′) and Anshika (42′) scored a goal each for Delhi Hockey. Meanwhile, Shreelakshmi (58′) scored the only goal for Kerala Hockey.