Saurabh, Amos shine in Stanislaus’ 12-0 win


Stanislaus' Saurabh Gupta (left) and Amos Mathews
Stanislaus' Saurabh Gupta (left) and Amos Mathews

Saurabh Gupta and Amos Mathews bagged hat-tricks to help St Stanislaus High School (Bandra) continue their winning form with 12-0 thrashing of Rustomjee International School (Dahisar) in the Mumbai School Sports Association (MSSA)-organised Ahmed Sailor inter-school under-16 boys hockey tournament at Sports Authority of India (SAI), Kandivli yesterday.

Saurabh opened the scoring for the Bandra team in the eighth minute. The striker netted his second goal in the 22nd minute and completed his hat-trick in the 35th minute.
Zaheem Dodhaya added a goal in the 10th minute while David Mendonca scored in the 20th minute.

Forward Sean Gonsalves, too got into action with back-to-back goals in the 15th and 18th minute. St Stanislaus were 6-0 up at end of the first half.

Minutes into the second half, Amos Mathews came up with his first goal in the 29th minute to add to St Stanislaus' tally. He too completed his hat-trick with goals in the 30th and the 37th minute.

Stanislaus' midfielder Joshua D'Souza piled on more misery on the Dahisar outfit with a goal in the 32nd minute. Zaheem completed the rout when he found the net in the 40th minute.