Pune: Priyanka Sharma scored a brace, while Rounak Yedlellu struck four goals as St. Anne’s High School, Camp, and St. Joseph Boys High School, Khadki, emerged hockey champions in the girl’s and boy’s category in the Sakal Schoolympics Hockey competition, at the Major Dhyan Chand Poligras Stadium, Pimpri, on Thursday.
On the final day of action in hockey, St Anne’s High School, Camp, rode on to Priyanka’s two goals and beat their arch-rivals St. Joseph’s High School, Pashan, 4-1 in the girl’s final.
Priyanka opened the scoring for high-scoring St Anne’s in the first minute of the match before both the teams began testing each other with defensive play.
Priyanka struck her second goal in the 33rd minute to put St. Anne’s 2-0 up, but St. Joseph’s reduced the margin through Aparajita’s 36th minute goal. St. Anne’s, however, shot back immediately scoring two goals in a space of one minute when Ritali Kamble found the target in the 37th minute before Lawanya Salunke (38th) made it 4-1 in favour of the Camp school.
In the play-off for the third place, Anglo Urdu High School, Camp, defeated The New Millennium English Medium Higher School & Jr.College, New Sangvi, 3-0 with goals from Ayesha Shaikh (9th, 25th) and Bilkis Shaikh (36th).
Later, Rounak slammed in four goals, three in the first half and one in the second as St. Joseph Boys High School, Khadki, thrashed Netaji Subhashchandra Bose Boy’s Military School, Phulgaon, 8-0.
Rounak opened the scoring when he found the target in the second minute of the match and soon after he struck in the fourth minute to make it 2-0 for St Joseph. Hanzala Tamboli (14th), Aniruddha Bhosale (18th), Pratham Angeer (19th) and Rohan Kangellu (37th) were the other scorers. Rounak’s two more goals came in the 29th and 31st minutes as St Joseph routed Phulgaon School.
Range Hills Secondary School, Khadki, earlier booked the bronze place on the podium by winning the third-place pay-off 5-0 against Angel Mickey Minie School, Hadapsar.
Final: St. Joseph Boys High School, Khadki, 8 (Rounak Yedlellu 2nd, 4th, 29th, 31st, Hanzala Tamboli 14th, Aniruddha Bhosale 18th, Pratham Angeer 19th, Rohan Kangellu 37th) beat Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Boy’s Military School, Phulgaon, 0.
Third Place: Range Hills Secondary School, Khadki 5 (Yash Thorawade 4th , Aditya Vardha 7th, Aditya Rasala 8th, 35th, Kevin Anthony 39th) beat Angel Mickey Minie School, Hadapsar, 0.
Gold: St. Joseph Boys High School, Khadki.
Silver: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Boy’s Military School, Phulgaon.
Bronze: Range Hills Secondary School, Khadki.
Final: St. Anne’s High School, Camp, 4 (Priyanka Sharma 1st, 33rd, Ritali Kamble 37th, Lawanya Salunke 38th) bt St Joseph High School, Pashanm 1 (Aparajita Sarkar 36th).
Third place: Anglo Urdu Girls High School, Camp 3 (Ayesha Shaikh 9th, 25th, Bilkis Shaikh 36th) beat The New Millennium English Medium Higher School & Jr.College, New Sangvi, 0.
Gold: St. Anne’s High School, Camp.
Silver: St. Joseph High School, Pashan.
Bronze: Anglo Urdu Girls High School, Camp.