Universitario and La Salle HC Secure Spots in Official Ladies A Hockey Tournament Final
This Saturday marked a thrilling day for the Official Ladies A Hockey Tournament as the competition reached its semifinals at the prestigious Kempes Stadium sports center’s Soledad García field.
Universitario Dominates Barrio Parque in Semifinal Clash
In the first match of the day, Universitario showcased their prowess by defeating Barrio Parque with an impressive 3-0 victory. Leona Córdoba, Julieta Jankunas, and Sofía Oliver each contributed a goal to secure their team’s triumph. The scholars, who emerged as winners of Zone A in the Super 8, have now reached the semifinals for the second consecutive year.
Throughout the 2023 season, Universitario and Barrio Parque had previously faced off, with each team securing a victory. During the qualifying phase, Universitario emerged victorious with a 4-1 scoreline against Barrio Parque. In the Super 8 Interzonal, the scholars once again outperformed their opponents with a 6-3 win. This Saturday’s clash resulted in a resounding 3-0 victory for Universitario, solidifying their place in the final.
La Salle HC Triumphs Over Córdoba Athletic in Nail-Biting Semifinal
In a thrilling showdown, La Salle HC emerged victorious over Córdoba Athletic with a narrow 1-0 win, courtesy of Francesca Crovella’s goal. This match marked a reunion between the red and black and the tricolor in a playoff instance, reminiscent of their 2021 final encounter where La Salle HC emerged triumphant in a dramatic shootout.
Córdoba Athletic had comfortably clinched the top spot in Zone B of the Super 8, while La Salle HC secured the second position in Zone A. The two teams had previously clashed twice in 2023, with each team securing a victory. During the qualifying phase, Córdoba Athletic suffered a 1-2 defeat against La Salle HC, and in the Super 8 Interzonal, the English team emerged victorious with the same scoreline. However, this Saturday, the tricolor prevailed, securing their place in the final.
Final Showdown Set for Next Saturday
The highly anticipated final match of the Official Ladies A Hockey Tournament is scheduled to take place next Saturday on the same stage that witnessed the intense semifinal clashes. Hockey enthusiasts eagerly await the thrilling conclusion to the 2023 season.