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March 21, 2005
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PAHF - Pan Am Junior Championships (W) - Reports Day 4
5th Women's Pan American Junior Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico - March 16 to 27, 2005
Report by Sherlan Cabralis, PAHF Media Officer
Day Four - Mismatch Day
It was a day of mismatches with a few exceptions, as Barbados trounced Puerto Rico 11-0. Barbados? impressive players Joanna Davis and Cher King both notched hat tricks showcasing Barbados as a force in the Caribbean. The game that followed was also a high scoring game, when the USA beat Bermuda 9-0 in another consistent performance by the Americans. Captain Rachel Dawson scored the opening and closing goals to lead her team to a comfortable victory over Bermuda
Canada sealed the #2 position in ?Pool A? by edging Uruguay 1-0. Canada controlled most of the game and was rewarded after effective passes and control, which lead to a spectacular shot by Karen Mann in the 39th min. The Canadians maintained control with few teasing runs from Uruguay.
This was followed by another mismatch; Chile out played Dominican Republic to a 16-0 victory. Camila Infante registered 6 goals along with captain Carolina Garia?s hat trick to put Chile in 2nd position in ?Pool A? with a better goal average than Mexico.
The Argentines got their chance to increase their goal difference and defeated Jamaica 12 ? 0. Ines Garmendia moved from third place to #1 on the top scorer list with 10 goals after netting a hat trick. Her teammate Maria Silvina D?Elia is tied with Chilean captain Carolina Gracia for second place with 8 goals. Three Argentines occupy the top five positions for the tournament's leading scorers.
In the final match of the day, Mexico managed a 2-0 victory over Trinidad & Tobago. Goalkeeper, Jesus Castillo, who played in the field for this game, executed a flick in the 61st minute after the straight shot was saved from the penalty corner. This dampened the spirit of the ?Trini? ladies, who are now 5th in Pool A.
Play continues on Tuesday.
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