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Progress for NC hockey teams at KZN champs

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The Northern Cape junior hockey teams recorded mixed fortunes on the courts against their peers in the revived SA Schools Hockey Association’s Central Regional tournament.

The Northern Cape’ girls under 12 hockey squad at the SA Hockey Association’s Central Regional tournament in Pietermaritzburg. Picture: Supplied

THE NORTHERN Cape junior hockey teams recorded mixed fortunes on the courts against their peers in the revived SA Schools Hockey Association’s Central Regional tournament taking place in Pietermaritzburg.

The hockey championship opened with thrilling performances on the first day of the competition.

The Northern Cape province is represented by a boys and girls Under-12 team.

On Monday in the Northern Cape hockey team’s first outing against Eastern Gauteng B, the Northern Cape boys outfit lost 2-1. The Northern Cape’s only goal was provided by Hlompo Morake.

The young Morake pulled off the same trick and scored again in their next match in which they lost 5-1 to KZN Inland A.

On Tuesday Northern Cape boys drew two games with zero goals. The first was against Southern Free State B and the other against KZN Coastal.

In the last game Gauteng A helped themselves with four goals against the Northern Cape team who had no reply.

In the girls section Ditshegofatso Sebolai and Zandri van der Berg came to the team’s rescue against Northern Free State B. They each scored once to win the game 2-0 for the Northern Cape.

The provincial side came short in their third game against Southern Free State B on Monday losing the match 3-0.

The Northern Cape girls squad also drew their match against KwaZulu Natal 0-0.

The national championship will come to a close on Thursday, June 30.

The Northern Cape’ girls Under-12 hockey squad at the SA Hockey Association’s Central Regional tournament in Pietermaritzburg. The tournament ends on Thursday 30 June. Picture: Supplied.

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