Second successive win for BUSH Academy

Chandigarh, Aug 28 (UNI) Down by a goal, Baba Uttam Singh Hockey Academy of Khadoor Sahib rallied to beat DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8 Academy by 2-1 in the four-team round-robin league phase of the 7th SN Vohra Memorial Sub-Junior Under-14 Hockey Tournament at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium here today.

BUSH Academy had an upper hand as they were awarded 12 penalty corners. However they could convert only two. DAV Academy could convert only one penalty corners out of three they were awarded.

DAV Academy forged ahead in the 35th minute as Harsimranjeet converted a penalty corner.

BUSH Academy equalised in the 39th minute through Amardeep Singh who converted a penalty corner. The Khadoor Sahib Academy maintained their pressure and snatched the match-winner through Gurpreet Singh, who converted a penalty corner in the 55th minute.

It was BUSH Academy's second successive win and have virtually assured themselves of a final berth. Yesterday, BUSH Academy had beaten Malwa Khalsa School Academy of Ludhiana by 1-0.

Later, Malwa Khalsa School Academy tasted their first success in the four-team league phase by beating Jarkhar Academy of Ludhiana by 4-1.

Malwa Khalsa Academy scored through Harman Singh (2nd minute), Ranjeet Singh (15th) and Dhanraj Singh (28th, 60th penalty corners).

Shaminder Singh converted a penalty corner in the 29th minute to reduce the margin for Jarkhar Academy.

Jarkhar and DAV had played a two-all draw in their first match yesterday. Tomorrow's fixtures: BUSH Academy, Khadoor Sahib vs Jarkhar Academy, Ludhiana (3.15 pm) and Malwa Khalsa School Academy, Ludhiana Vs DAV Academy Chandigarh (4.30 pm).


Story first published: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 22:05 [IST]
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