Krida Prabodhini eves ride on Rujuta’s 9-goal effort; Pune XI have it easy

Sports Reporter
Sunday, 17 June 2018

A nine-goal blitz by Rujuta Pisal helped Krida Prabodhini eves to a 15-0 win over Khadki Education Society in the Olympic Day 5-A-Side Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium, Nehrunagar-Pimpri on Saturday.

Pune: A nine-goal blitz by Rujuta Pisal helped Krida Prabodhini eves to a 15-0 win over Khadki Education Society in the Olympic Day 5-A-Side Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium, Nehrunagar-Pimpri on Saturday.

Rutuja ruled the roost scoring four  goals in the first quarter (Q1), added one in the second (Q2) and four in the third quarter (Q3) of play to singlehandedly fashion Krida Prabodhini’s win.

The other scorers were Vaishnavi Pisal, Akshata Bekade (2 goals each) and Sunita Jadhav and Ankita Sapate who accounted for one each. Krida Prabodhini earned 5 points for their win.

In the other encounter, Pune XI rolled out a one-sided 13-1 win over Priyadarshini Sports Centre to gain full points in a Group-B match.

The winners had Diksha Patil (4 goals) and Shradha Doiphode (3 goals) do most of the scoring. Kavita Vidyathi, ; Radhika Wadkar and Afrin Shaikh netted a two-goals each.

Priyadarshini did well to contain their opponents in the first quarter and trailed 0-1 but thereafter lost track allowing Pune XI score seven in Q2. In the third quarter Priyadarshini pulled one back through Prerna Khot (26th).

Results: (Women) 
Pool-A: Krida Probhodhini : 15 (Rujuta Pisal 1st, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 29th; Vaishnavi Phalke 4th, 5th; Akshata Bekade 9th, 12th; Sunati Jadhav 23rd; Ankita Sapate 26th) bt Khadki Education Society 0.  
Pool-B: Pune XI 13 (Kavita Vidyathi 5th, 27th; Radhika Wadkar 13th, 22nd; Diksha Patil 14th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, Shradha Doiphode 15th, 16th, 28th; Afrin Shaikh 19th, 26th) bt Priyadarshini SC 1 (Shivani Bawdekar 26th).

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