Bounty Supermarkets’ Indoor Hockey off to competitive start


The Bounty Supermarkets’ National Indoor Hockey championship got off to a competitive start on Tuesday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

The opening match of the night saw GCC Pitbulls and Saints Superstars playing to a 1-1 draw.

In the following second division match, Saints Snipers defeated Hikers Cadets 4-1 with the talented Fausette scoring two of the four goals. The lone Hikers goal came off the stick of Sherwyn Caesar.

In the Ladies division, GCC Spice defeated the youthful YMCA Old Fort Igniters 4-2. The skilful Abosaide Cadogan netted two goals for her team, while Tricia Fiedtkou and Sonia Jardine added one goal each. Carolyn Dean, the captain of the Igniters, scored both goals for her team.

Woodpecker Hikers ladies came back from a goal down to edge Saints 2-1. The Saints girls brought  immense energy to the game, but it was the young Jasmine Assanah who took a moment to stop and flick the ball pass the goal eeper to seal the deal for the Hikers ladies.

In the Vets division, the GCC stalwarts lost to the Hikers team in a nail-biting game. The Hikers team showcased a more youthful play as the national captain Robert France, who is a newcomer to the veteran division, managed to upset the experienced stalwarts of the GCC team who held Hikers to a good fight.

Both France and Devin Hooper scored a double for their team and Devin Munroe and Kevin Fogenay with one goal each to secure Hikers a 4-3 victory.

Matches will continue all week and into the weekend.

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