Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab moved into the quarterfinals of the National women’s hockey championship here on Friday.
As many as 11 players hit the target as Haryana outclassed Andhra Pradesh 22-0 in a Pool B match. Uttar Pradesh banked on Deepika Sharma’s five goals to record a convincing 13-0 win over Bengal in Pool H.
Sadhna Singh, who scored six goals, led Punjab to a commanding 18-0 victory over Jammu and Kashmir in a Pool D engagement.
In the quarterfinals, Railways will meet Uttar Pradesh, Haryana will face Chandigarh, Odisha will take on Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) will lock horns with Punjab.
The results: Pool B: Haryana 22 (Navjot Kaur 4, Navneet Kaur 3, Ramandeep Kaur 3, Jaswinder Kaur 2, Udita 2, Jaspreet Kaur 2, Harpreet Kaur 2, Anshul, Kiran Dahiya, Manjeet Kaur, Anju Dhiman) bt Andhra Pradesh 0; Pool D: Punjab 18 (Sadhna Singh 6, Amandeep Kaur 3, Shikha Batta 3, Ramandeep Kaur 2, Sukhmanjit Kaur, Gurwant Kaur, Preety Sunila Kiro, Sandeep Kaur) bt Jammu and Kashmir 0; Pool H: Uttar Pradesh 13 (Deepika Sharma 5, Kavita Mourya 3, Kajal Malik, Soni Singh, Poonam Giri, Anusha Aggarwal, Pratibha Choudhary) bt Bengal 0; Delhi 8 (Jasleen 2, Jyoti, Jaishree, Teena, Sneh, Sarita Rani, Gayatri) bt Tripura 0; Pool F: Bihar 21 (Dolly Kumari 8, Reena 5, Priti Singh 3, Manjari Pandey 2, Madhu Kumari 2, Jyoti Pandey) bt Assam 0.
Keywords: National women’s hockey