Arch-rivals Everest, GCC to clash in men’s final

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Hikers will oppose arch-rivals Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) in the men’s first division final while Pizza Hut GCC will oppose Woodpecker Hikers in the women’s final following semi-final wins Saturday in the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph-sponsored national indoor hockey championships.

In the semi-final played at the National Gymnasium, Hikers whipped the national junior male team 9-1.

Robert France led the rout with a hat-trick while Aroydy Branford scored a double.

Hikers Aroydy Branford (green) trying to maintain possession of the ball amid the pressure from several players of the National Junior Men’s Team during their first division semi-final at the National Gymnasium  Saturday.
Hikers Aroydy Branford (green) trying to maintain possession of the ball amid the pressure from several players of the National Junior Men’s Team during their first division semi-final at the National Gymnasium Saturday.
Old Fort’s Askofu Simon (red) in the process of unleashing a strike from a penalty corner while the GCC defence approaches during their first division semi-final at the National Gymnasium Saturday.
Old Fort’s Askofu Simon (red) in the process of unleashing a strike from a penalty corner while the GCC defence approaches during their first division semi-final at the National Gymnasium Saturday.

Randy Hope, Jamarj Assanah, Andrew Stewart and Devin Munroe were the other goal scorers.

In the other semi-final GCC edged Old Fort 3-2. After losing their earlier group meeting 3-4, GCC won through goals from Mark Sargeant,

Kevin Spencer and Devin Hooper respectively while Jason DeSantos scored Old Fort’s two goals.

In the women’s semi-final, Pizza Hut GCC thrashed Old Fort 5-0. Marzana Fiedtkou netted twice while Aliyah Gordon, Gabriella Xavier and Trisha Woodroffe were the other goal scorers.

Woodpecker Hikers, behind a double from Nicole Eastman, downed Spartans 4-2 with Charlyn Elliot and Rushell Matthius the other goal scores.

For the losing team, Sarah Klautky and Madison Fernandes were the goal scorers.

In the second division semi-final matchups, GCC Pitbulls breezed past St. Stanislaus College 6-2 while Old Fort defeated St Stanislaus 3-1.

Up to press time, the respective finals were ongoing.

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