Chennai: Services Sports Control Board (SSCB), Bengal Hockey Association (BHA), and Hockey Gangpur (Odisha) made winning starts to their campaign in the fourth Hockey India Junior Men National Championship Division on Monday.
In the opening match of the day Hockey Gangpur (Odisha) thrashed Puducherry 14-1 in a Pool A encounter.
In Pool B, BHA defeated Vidarbha Hockey Association 4-1 while SSCB spanked Hockey Bihar 10-2.
In other matches of the day, Kerala and Goa drew 3-3 while Tripura beat Jammu and Kashmir 5-1.
Results of the day:
Pool A: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 14 Deepak Lakra(7th min), Sudeep Kerketta (13th), Pratap Lakra (20th and 69th), Rasananda Khalkho (22nd and 39th), Arbeen Kujur (24th and 61st), Sibren Lakra (38th) vs Puducherry 1 V Veerathaminzhan (58th).
Pool B: Bengal Hockey Association 4 Avoy Ekka (8th, 21st and 25th), Kundan Kujur (55th) vs Vidarbha Hockey Association 2 Ahfaz Pathan (23rd) and Prafulla Lohangarge (36th).
Pool B: Services Sports Control Board 10 Kunjappa (3rd, 54th and 66th), Naveen Minz (12th), Navpreet Singh (23rd), Bishram Dodray (37th), Naveen Minz (53rd), John Barla (55th), Ramandeep (56th) and Mangra Bhengra (57th) vs Hockey Bihar 2 Prem Ranjan Ekka (41st) and Subash Sanga (66th).