Binita Xess shot home six goals and Anila struck five as Jharkhand overpowered Assam 32-0 in a Pool F match of the National women’s hockey championship here on Wednesday. Ten other players found the target in the one-sided match.
Manipur and Delhi also posted comfortable victories in their respective pool matches.
The results: Pool B: Manipur 8 (Monoroma Devi Asem 2, Ibemhal M.C Sangai 2, Ranjita Devi Thockchom 2, Pinky Devi Thockchom, Loibi Chanu) bt Andhra Pradesh 0; Pool D: Punjab 5 (Amandeep Kaur 2, Ramanjeet Kaur, Sangeeta Minz, Sadhna) bt Indian Universities 1 (Narinder Kaur); Pool H: Delhi 5 (Sangeeta Singh 2, Sneh 2, Jyoti) bt Bengal 1 (Meenu Khatun); Uttar Pradesh 17 (Kavita Mourya 6, Deepika Sharma 4, Prathiba Chaudhary 4, Shrishti Singh 2, Reetu Singh) bt Tripura 0; Pool F: Jharkhand 32 (Binita Xess 6, Anila 5, Sushila Lakra 3, Swati Herenj 3, Shilwanti Minjur 2, Laurencia Kerketta 2, Shabnam Lakra 2, Dibya Kerketta 2, Punam M. Tete 2, Anima Minz 2, Etwari Mundu 2, Sarita Lakra) bt Assam 0.
Keywords: National women’s hockey