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Wynne earns point for champions
Blair Wynne scored two second half goals as defending champions Notre Dame came from a two-goal deficit to earn a 3-3 draw with rivals Shandy Carib Magnolias when the T&T Hockey Board Women’s Championship Division resumed at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Saturday after the Carnival break.
Winners of their two previous matches, 4-3 over Courts Malvern and 4-1 against Ventures, the Dames were confident of securing a third straight win.
However, Magnolias took a 12th minute lead through national teenaged forward Brianna Govia and ten minutes later, her former national team-mate, Mika Ella Tang made it 2-0.
In the 29th minute Jeanine Drakes scored for Notre Dame to reduce the margin to 2-1 at the break.
Ten minutes after the re-start Magnolias regained its two-goal cushion with another national teenaged player, Elise Olton on target.
But Wynne was having none of its and responded with two quick goals for the Dames, first a penalty-corner conversion in the 48th minute and then within the blink of an eye with a field to level the match at 3-3.
In the end, both clubs had to settle for a share of the points. This left the Dames on top with seven points after three matches, one ahead of Paragon which has played two matches.
Shawn Lee Quay netted a hat-trick to lead Queen’s Park to a comfortable 4-1 whipping of the previously unbeaten Notre Dame in their top-of-the-table Men’s Championship Division clash.
Lee Quay got the opener in the eighth minute as the Parkites looked set to add to its victories against Fatima (1-0) and Malvern (3-0). He added a second in the 32nd minute which his team took into the interval.
Three minutes after the resumption, Shaquille Daniel pulled a goal back for the Dames who were also seeking a third straight win, after beating Malvern (5-0) and Fatima (3-1) in their previous encounters.
But that was as close as Daniel and his team-mates would get as Lee Quay then completed his hat-trick in the 53rd for a 3-1 advantage while Jarryon Paul got a fourth item, a minute from full-time.
The gloss on the Parkites win was slightly removed as national midfielder Stefan Mouttet was shown a red card in the 65th minute, a minute after his first caution for dissent to leave his team to finish the match with ten men.
T&T Hockey Board results
Friday: Trinity Men—QPCC 4 (Jarryon Paul 26th, 69th, Nicholas Camacho 2nd, Damien Bright 62nd) vs Notre Dame 1 (Danil Transcoso 13th)
Saturday: Under-19 Boys—Malvern 3 vs QPCC 0—QPCC unable to field a team
Under-19 Girls: Harvard Checkers 3 (Ifirma Woodroffe 9th, 18th, Michaela Jones 61st) vs Paragon 1 (Mariah Boucaud 45th)
Mixed Veterans: QPCC 13 (Gary Griffith 20th, 26th, 33rd, 65th, Jerazano Bell 11th, 49th, 56th, Gary Chin 36th, 46th, Christopher Aird 38th, 69th, Azad Ali 29th, Raphael Govia 41st) vs Fatima 0
Trinity Women: Harvard Checkers 3 (Reyah Richardson 43rd, Michaela Jones 45th, Fiona Le Blanc 52nd) vs Paragon 1 (Mariah Sampson 69th)
Championship Women: Notre Dame 3 (Blair Wynne 48th, 49th, Jeanine Drakes 29th) vs SC Magnolias 3 (Brianna Govia 12th, Mika Ella Tang 22nd, Elise Olton 45th)
Championship Men: QPCC 4 (Shawn Lee Quay 8th, 32nd, 53rd, Jarryon Paul 69th) vs Notre Dame 1 (Shaquille Daniel 38th)