Pune: Lavanya Salunkhe scored two first half goals as the all-conquering St Anne’s High School, Camp, blanked The New Millennium English Medium High School & Jr. College, New Sangvi, 5-0 to storm into the final of the Girl’s section in the Sakal Schoolympics Hockey tournament at the Major Dhyan Chand Poligras Stadium in Pimpri on Wednesday.
Lavanya scored the second goal of the match after her teammate Ritali Kamble had struck in the very first minute of the match to open the account for St Anne’s High School in the first semifinal. Lavanya effected the second goal in the 19th minute before Priya Chougale (30th) and Priyanka Sharma (34th) completed the tally.
St Anne’s will meet their arch-rivals St Joseph’s High School, Pashan, in the Girl’s final on Thursday.
St Joseph’s defeated Anglo Urdu High School, Camp 2-0 in the second semifinal with Hrudaya Thatte (4th) and Yesha Pagedar (9th) scoring early in the match to silence Anglo Urdu girls.
In the Boy’s final Netaji Subhashchandra Bose Boy’s Military School, Phulgaon, will take on St Joseph High School, Khadki, in the last match of the Schoolympics Hockey.
Netaji Subhashchandra Bose Boy’s Military School, who had been scoring impressive wins, struggled to find tagret on Wednesday but held on gamely when Pruthviraj Khandve opened the scoring in the fag end of the match against Range Hills Secondary School, Khadki.
The 38th minute goal from Pruthviraj enabled Netaji school to score 1-0 win and book a place in the final.
In the second semifinal, St Joseph Boys High School, Khadki, defeated Angel Mickey Minie School, Hadapsar, 6-1 thanks to brace from Rohan Kangellu, who struck in the 15th and 25th minute of the match.
The other scorers for St Joseph were Yash Kangeer (16th), Rounak Yedlellu (19th), Aniruddha Bhosale (30th) and Shreyas Gaikwad (40th). Prathmesh Sawant had scored the consolation goal for Angel Mickey Minie in 33rd minute when they down 0-5.
Netaji Subhashchandra Bose Boy’s Military School, Phulgaon, 1 (Pruthviraj Khandve 38th) beat Range Hills Secondary School, Khadki, 0.
St. Joseph Boys High School, Khadki 6 (Rohan Kangellu 15th, 25th, Yash Kangeer 16th, Rounak Yedlellu 19th, Aniruddha Bhosale 30th, Shreyas Gaikwad 40th) beat Angel Mickey Minie School, Hadapsar, 1 (Prathamesh Sawant 33rd).
St. Anne’s High School, Camp, 5 (Ritali Kamble 1st, Lavanya Salunkhe 5th, 19th, Priya Chougale 30th, Priyanka Sharma 34th) beat The New Millennium English Medium High School & Jr. College, New Sangvi, 0.
St. Joseph High School, Pashan 2 (Hrudaya Thatte 4th, Yesha Pagedar 9th) beat Anglo Urdu Girl’s High School, Camp, 0.