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Checkers, Notre Dame take Opening Day honours

Harvard Maritime Checkers and Notre Dame were crowned new champions of the T&T Hockey Board’s Opening Day American-style tournament on St Mary’s grounds, Serpentine Road, St Clair, on Sunday.
In the women’s final, Checkers came up against pre-tournament favourites and defending champions Paragon and after a 0-0 deadlock at the end of the 20-minute contest, Checkers won 2-1 in a penalty shoot-out.
Former national women’s team captain Patricia Borneo-Wright-Alexis and Sekayi Liburd were the two players on target for Checkers in the shoot-out, while Avion Ashton was the lone Paragon player to convert past Derry.
The win was a turn of the tables for Checkers who had fallen 2-0 to Paragon in their women’s Zone A round-robin clash after a 0-0 draw at the end of the ten-minute match.
In the semi-finals, Checkers edged Malvern 1-0 with an item from Patrice Padmore, while Paragon got the better of Magnolias 3-2 in the penalty shoot-out after a goalless full-time score.
The men’s final was decided with two minutes left on the clock with Notre Dame’s Keith De Peza scoring in the 18th minute for a 1-0 win over Malvern.
The Dames reached the final after beating Queen’s Park 4-1 in penalty shoot-out following a 0-0 draw, while Malvern got a default win over Petrotrin.
Defence Force did not defend their men’s title as a result of restrictions placed on the extra-curricular activities of Defence Force personnel in response to the recent escalation of crime.
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