Manjeet Rawal and Karishma Singh scored eight goals each as Chandigarh outclassed Assam 23-0 in a Pool C match on the opening day of the National junior women’s hockey championship at the Motilal Nehru School of Sports turf, Rai, here on Monday.
Karishma secured a double-hat-trick, while Manjeet notched up a hat-trick.
In a Pool A encounter, Mizoram beat Andhra Pradesh 2-1. Lalhlunmawii scored a brace for Mizoram after Avani Nattha had put Andhra Pradesh ahead.
The results: Pool A: Mizoram 2 (Lalhlunmawii-2) bt Andhra Pradesh 1 (Avani Nattha); Pool C: Kerala 4 (Sooryalekshmi 2, Mathulya , Suchithra) bt Bihar 1 (Aprajita Singh); Chandigarh 23 (Manjeet Rawal 8, Karishma Singh 8, Saroj 2, Hardeep Kaur 2, Navpreet Kaur 2, Manpreet Kaur) bt Assam 0; Pool E: Haryana 13 (Navneet Kaur 6, Jyoti Gupta 4, Nicky, Udita, Navjot Kaur) bt Maharashtra 0; Pool G: Punjab 2 (Anu Bala, Kulwinder Kaur) bt SAI Bhopal 1 (Pragya Mourya); Uttarakhand 1 (Kavita Bisht) bt Bengal 0.