GCC Pizza Hut asserted themselves at as the Queen of Outdoor Hockey after capturing the 2017 Woodpecker products sponsored women’s outdoor Field-Hockey league at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara on Sunday.
GCC, who ended the league atop the points table with 16 points, after scoring 46 goals and only conceding one in the league, drew one all with second place Woodpecker Hikers in their final round game where Sonia Jardine of GCC and Caribbean Squash Champion, Nicolette Fernandes of Hikers netting for their side.
Meanwhile, Hikers, who fought hard throughout the league, scored 11 goals after conceding eight in their defensive effort. Rounding out the table were GCC Spartans on four points and Old Fort Shooting Stars on three points. Sonia Jardine, for her efforts, was adjudged MVP of the league.
Interestingly, in the much-anticipated men’s encounter, Bounty GCC and Pepsi Hikers played to a 3 – 3 draw after GCC’s Dwayne Scott Netted in the 60th minute of the game to hand his side a physiological victory in the Farfan and Mendes sponsored male first division outdoor men’s league.
Both teams, who are stuck on 13 points, entertained the small crowd with their intense verbal and physical exchanges. Hikers though may get the last bit of fun since they have a game in hand against the Saints Hikers, which they should come out triumphant on their way to capturing the men’s league.