Sep 03, 2022 Sports
Lucozade Indoor Hockey Tournament…
– YMCA Old Fort dominate second night
The first match of the evening on the third night of the Lucozade Indoor Hockey Tournament saw the U20 girls in action with YMCA Old Fort Samurais versus the GCC Tornadoes.
With only two minutes on the clock the brilliant Kalifa Hicks (Samurais) found the back of the GCC Tornadoes’ net. The ambitious striker found the net several other times, scoring two goals in the 10th minute and two more in the 20th minute to conclude the game with 8 goals overall giving her side the win.
In the group B category of the U20 girls, GCC Herricanes eliminated their competitors YMCA Old Fort Scouts 5 – 0. Trin Tucker scored two goals with Tamar Bhagwandin, Paige Fernandes and Analisa Perreira contributing one goal each. The GCC Spartans junior girls then defeated Saints Hockey Club Aces 8-1 with Madison Fernandes scoring four of those goals.
The senior ladies matchup between GBTI GCC Spartans and Woodpecker Hikers saw a scoreless game for the first 19 minutes. The two teams battled for possession of the ball and with the Hikers ladies trying to defend their goal which resulted in a penalty stroke being blown against them. The savvy and ever persistent Sarah Klautly of GBTI GCC Spartans took the penalty stroke for her team giving them their first goal in the 20th minute. Alysa Xavier handed her team another goal when she scored in mere seconds before the buzzer.
Group A of the U20 boys saw YMCA Old Fort recording a win over the Saints Hockey Club Scorpios. The latter team went down 5-0. In group B of the same category the GCC Pitbulls proved to be too skilful for the GCC Bull Dogs. The Pitbulls brushed aside their compatriots when they found the net 14 times; seven in the first half. The Bull Dogs tried but had no response for their vicious counterparts. The match ended 14-0 in favour of the GCC Pitbulls.
In the sixth match of the evening Bounty GCC War Dogs drew with Saints Hockey Club Superstars. Lucas Sargeant and Joash scored for the War Dogs while Jabari Lovell and Nkhruma Hutson registered goals for SHC.
What can be dubbed the most exciting match of the evening saw the young Saints Hockey Club team up against the more experienced counterpart Bounty GCC Pitbulls. Within 60 seconds of play Shakeem Fausette of Saints Hockey Club boar the next of the energetic and structured GCC Pitbulls. Within the 8th and 10th minute respectively, brothers Shoimere and Tahrea Garnette of the said club followed suit. This sent the crowd in a frenzy with the more youthful team registering 3 goals at half time. In the second half of the game Meshach Sargeant of GCC Pitbulls responded after scoring on a penalty corner. Try as they may, the game ended in favour of Saints Hockey Club with 3-1.
In the final match of the evening YMCA Old Fort scored 6 goals while Saints Hockey Club Aces managed to score two goals.
In the U20 girls category GCC Spartans lead the point standings with 9 points followed by YMCA Old Fort Samurals with 6 points. YMCA Old Fort leads the U20 boys with 6 points. GBTI GCC Spartans lead the women’s division with 6 points while Woodpecker Hikers and GBTI GCC Tigers tied on 3 points apiece. In the men division YMCA Old Fort stands on top with 6 points.
No games will be played on Saturday but the Tournament will continue on Sunday at Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Second night results…
The second night of the Lucozade Indoor Hockey Tournament saw YMCA Old Fort boys and men teams capturing solid victories over their opponents with 9 goals.
The first six of the nice matches of the night showcased the junior category with the opening match GCC Spartans against GCC Torna-does.
The Spartans continued their winning stride from the previous night by winning 3-0. It was the YMCA Old Fort Boys team which comprised under-21 national boys who raided the newcomers to the game, GCC War Dogs.
The young captain Shaquan Favorite secured 4 goals for his team, Simeon Moore and Warren Williams with a double and one from Daniel Woolford giving them a 9 – 0 victory.
Saints S7N just like the Old Fort boys comprising young national players also made light work of the inexperienced GCC Bull Dogs with a 16-0 drubbing.
Shakeem Fausette led the score sheet for his team with 5 goals. The Saints Club junior girls, Saints Conquerors showed dominance like their junior boys by defeating YMCA Old Fort Scouts 10-0.
In the last two matches of the night in the junior category, Saints Aces girls lost to YMCA Old Fort Samurais 0-2 while Saints Superstars defeated Saints Scorpions 3-0.
In the lone ladies match between GBTI GCC Tigers and YMCA Old Fort Igniters, the nippy Sonia Jardine led her team with 3 goals giving her team the highest score so far in the ladies division, 7-0.
In the most competitive game of the night in the men’s category, Saints Splinters pulled off a massive victory over GCC The Sequel.
Devin Hooper opened the score sheet with a penalty corner goal in the 5th minute but two minutes later, Joshua Joseph answered for his team with a raiding field goal in the 7th minute.
A minute later Dwayne Scott kept his team ahead on the score sheet by shooting a ball pass goalkeeper Alleyene.
As the game was deadlock and both teams fighting for possession of the ball, GCC showed great composure and skill but it was the speedy Splinters who kept the pace of the game high causing GCC to be outnumbered on several runs.
It was Edmond Chninian who caused an eruption with the Saints fans as he found the back of the GCC net in the 39th minute. As GCC scrambled to draw the game, Chninian again received a pass with seconds left in the 40 minute game and flicked it over the keeper from the far right of the goal. The Saints Splinters celebrated as they won the match, 4-2.
The last match of the night saw the young national boys of YMCA Old Fort whipping the Hikers Cadets 9-3. Warren Williams who secured 2 goals for his team in the junior category led his team score sheet with 6 goals.
The tournament continues nightly, we look forward to seeing the general public.
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