GCC hammer Airbenders 7-1 in JFIS hockey

Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) hammered Airbenders 7-1 as the John Fernandes Insurance Services Ltd second division hockey league continued on Sunday at the National Stadium, Providence.

 GCC’s Stephen Xavier on the attack.
GCC’s Stephen Xavier on the attack.

Stuart Gonsalves gave GCC the lead in the 25th minute after pouncing on a penalty corner rebound to hammer home his strike.

Airbenders quickly levelled proceedings two minutes later when forward Cora Towler neatly deflected a pass from the top of the circle in to the back of the net.

Stephen Xavier pushed the Bourda side back into the lead three minutes from half time with a powerfully struck penalty corner strike.

Mortimer Stewart doubled GCC’s lead with a 50th minute conversion. Further goals including a double by Kareem McKenzie, Gonsalves and captain Shad Fernandes completed the lopsided score line.

Matches will continue this weekend at the Saints Recreational ground with Hikers versus Saints and Old Fort versus All Greys.

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