Sticks in the semis

SUGAR Sticks proved to be the surprised semi-finalist in the men’s division to qualify for the Medica Pacifica-sponsored Mates Hockey Championship at the Nadovu grounds in Lautoka today.

The Sticks made up of school students from Tilak High School and Natabua High School won both its pool matches yesterday.

They defeated Mates 2-1 in the opening match and then scored the same winning margin against Rockfellers.

The championship’s director Fergus Underwood said Sugar Sticks proved to be the surprise team in the tournament.

“Sugar Sticks has the services of national youth rep Ovini Drasuna,” Underwood said.

“The men’s pool is wide open. Ventures and Marist are the favourites in the women’s category.”

The competition continues today.

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