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In the Quarterfinals tomorrow, Hockey Jharkhand will take on Hockey Punjab, Hockey Haryana will take on Odisha, Hockey Andhra Pradesh will play Hockey Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh Hockey will take on Hockey Maharashtra.
Day six at the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2021 saw Odisha score a sensational 9-0 win against Hockey Madhya Pradesh in their pool G match here on Monday.
They dominated the proceedings right from the start with goals being scored in almost every quarter. It was Kamla Singh (2') who opened the score board for the team followed by goals from Neha Lakra (8', 58'), Toppo Dipi Monika (22'), Mamta Kindo (27'), Sandhya Kujur (43'), Jyoti Chhatri (49', 55') and Aten Topno (59'). Their consistent effort in the group stage saw them make the Quarterfinals.
In another intensely fought match in Pool G, Chhattisgarh Hockey beat Hockey Himachal 6-3. It was Hockey Himachal who began the match with a bang as they struck a fine goal through Sangeeta Verma (3') early in the game. But Chhattisgarh Hockey were quick to overcome an early deficit to score back-to-back to take a solid lead. It was Meghna Sahu (8'), Harshita Kannouje (14'), Monika Tirkey (22', 25'), Anisha Sahu (29', 47') who scored in the team's win. Although Ritu Jr (40', 59') of Hockey Himachal struck twice it was in vain as Chhattisgarh Hockey bagged the three points from the match but failed to make the knockouts.
Hockey Chandigarh registered a fine 20-0 win against Hockey Jammu & Kashmir to stay book their quarter final berth in the tournament. The one-sided match saw goals being scored by Kavita (2', 15', 20', 60'), Barkha (9', 17', 21', 57'), Anmoldeep Kaur (19'), Priyanka (29', 34', 42, 43', 59'), Sonu (34'), Dhapa Devi (40', 54'), Kushdeep Kaur (45'), Rajani (49') and Arti Kashyap (55').
In another closely fought match, Hockey Bihar defeated Goans Hockey 3-1. Khushi Kumari (14'), Najiya Khatun (43') and Pratima Kumari (46') scored in the team's win while Pearl Ruby De Almeida (22') scored the lone goal for Goans Hockey.
In the last match of the day, Uttar Pradesh Hockey registered a convincing 12-0 win against Hockey Uttarakhand. Swarnika (2', 5', 23', 43') scored four goals in her team's success while Vinamrata (7', 14') and Varsha (35', 45') scored twice, and Naziya (10'), Shail Kumari (20'), Kalpana (24'), Shashikala (40') scored a goal each.
In the quarterfinals on Tuesday, hosts Hockey Jharkhand will take on Hockey Punjab, Hockey Haryana will take on Odisha, Hockey Andhra Pradesh will play Hockey Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh Hockey will take on Hockey Maharashtra.
All the matches are being streamed live on watch.hockey and the Jharkhand State Government official you tube channel.