Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, Haryana, rode on Divya’s double strike to overcome Government Adarsh Girls HSS, Durg, Chhattisgarh, 4-3 in a Pool A match of the 20th Nehru junior girls’ hockey tournament.
The scores: Pool A: Jai Hind HS, Mantripukhri, Imphal 12 (Thnagjam Anamika 5, Sagolseni Roshini Devi 4, Warepam Mandakini, Khundrakpam Lalchenbi, Chirom Abesana) bt Convent of Jesus and Mary Girls High School, Vadodara 1 (Parmeshwari Shah); Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai 4 (Divya 2, Jyoti, Pooja Rani) bt Government Adarsh Girls HSS, Durg 3 (Ankita Bakshi, Heena Ansari, Shabbinaz Ansari).
Pool B: Bhatjangla Kalipur HS, Krishnagar, West Bengal, 0 drew with Government Vocational HSS, Malampuzha, Kerala, 0.
Pool D: Vantawng High School, Thenzawl, Mizoram, 3 (Lalremsiami, Lalnunsiami, R. Lalsangzuali) bt Raghunath Inter College, Meerut 0; NCC Directorate 17 (Alka Dung Dung 7, Usha Minj 3, Priyanka Ekka 2, Anjum Lakra, Monika Hora, Ranjita Minz, Pinki Ekka, Elishaba Sanga) bt St. Anthony’s HS, Monte-de-Gurim, Goa, 0. — Special Correspondent