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The Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi one day saw Jharkhand defeating Mumbai Hockey Assiciation Ltd 5-0 in the ongoing the 3rd Hockey India Junior Women National Championship.

This was Jharkhand’s third consequitive victory in the tournament.Jharkhand player Punam Madhuri Tete topped the score list with two goals followed by Birsi Mundu, Anima Minz and Rajni Soreng scoring a goal each for Jharkhand.

In Pool E, Chhattisgarh easily defeated Jammu & Kashmir 7-0. It was Chhattisgarh’s first win in three matches as Tejeshwan Temarkar, Jaya Dhruw, Kanchan Mandvi, Ruchi Bundel and Lalita Jandgde paved their success while Jammu & Kashmir lost its all three league matches.

Jypti and Baljeet Kaur scored three goals each as Punjab raced to a 9-0 win against Goa in their opening match of Pool-F. Ruchi Batta and Kuljeet Kaur are the other two goal scorers for Punjab.

In Pool G Karnataka defeated Tripura 24-0. PP Rashmi scored maximum seven goals for Karnataka.


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