YPS, PATIALA WON 14TH KANDHARI MEMORIAL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
YPS, Patiala Hockey team has proven their mettle in fast, furious and physically demanding matches in 14th S. kandhari Memorial Hockey Tournament held in Welham Boys School, Dehradun. A total number of 10 teams from leading schools participated in this tournament.
The League/Knock-out was the playing format for the tournament. All the teams had been divided into 2 different pools. The following were the participating teams:
WYNBERG –ALLEN SCHOOL, MUSSOORIE
K.S. EDUCATION CENTER, GOTTAN
RASHTRIYA INDIAN MILITARY COLLEGE, DEHRADUN
PUNJAB PUBLIC SCHOOL, NABHA
THE DOON SCHOOL, DEHRADUN
YADAVINDRA PUBLIC SCHOOL, PATIALA
YADAVINDRA PUBLIC SCHOOL, MOHALI
OAK GROVE SCHOOL, MUSSOORIE
WELHAM BOYS SCHOOL(W), DEHRADUN
WELHAM BOYS SCHOOL(B), DEHRADUN
In the league matches, YPS team defeated YPS, Mohali by 2-1, Rashtriya Indian Military College by 3-0, Welham Boys School (W) by 9-0 and topped the pool to reach semi-final which was played against L.K.Singhania Education Center, Gottan and won the same by 6-0.
YPS team remained unbeaten throughout the whole tournament in league as well as semi-final matches. They took the same momentum in final match of the tournament against The Punjab Public School, Nabha. The YPS team registered their win in an engaging match by 3-2.
Harmanjot Singh of YPS, Patiala showed an extraordinary goal scoring skills with his Hockey stick and bagged the Best Scorer of the Tournament Award for scoring 11 goals , whereas, his fellow player Tarashpreet Singh was awarded as best Attacker of the Tournament for showing his skills in shooting the puck in opponents net.